Bhansali Engineering Polymers (NSE:BEPL) Has Announced A Dividend Of ₹1.00

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Simply Wall St
Published
May 12, 2022
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Bhansali Engineering Polymers Limited (NSE:BEPL) will pay a dividend of ₹1.00 on the 28th of July. The dividend yield will be 2.7% based on this payment which is still above the industry average.

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Bhansali Engineering Polymers' Payment Has Solid Earnings Coverage

While it is great to have a strong dividend yield, we should also consider whether the payment is sustainable. However, prior to this announcement, Bhansali Engineering Polymers' dividend was comfortably covered by both cash flow and earnings. This means that most of what the business earns is being used to help it grow.

If the trend of the last few years continues, EPS will grow by 58.1% over the next 12 months. If the dividend continues along recent trends, we estimate the payout ratio will be 12%, which is in the range that makes us comfortable with the sustainability of the dividend.

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NSEI:BEPL Historic Dividend May 12th 2022

Bhansali Engineering Polymers Has A Solid Track Record

Even over a long history of paying dividends, the company's distributions have been remarkably stable. Since 2012, the first annual payment was ₹0.10, compared to the most recent full-year payment of ₹2.00. This means that it has been growing its distributions at 35% per annum over that time. Rapidly growing dividends for a long time is a very valuable feature for an income stock.

The Dividend Looks Likely To Grow

Investors who have held shares in the company for the past few years will be happy with the dividend income they have received. It's encouraging to see Bhansali Engineering Polymers has been growing its earnings per share at 58% a year over the past five years. Earnings have been growing rapidly, and with a low payout ratio we think that the company could turn out to be a great dividend stock.

Bhansali Engineering Polymers Looks Like A Great Dividend Stock

In summary, it is good to see that the dividend is staying consistent, and we don't think there is any reason to suspect this might change over the medium term. The company is easily earning enough to cover its dividend payments and it is great to see that these earnings are being translated into cash flow. All of these factors considered, we think this has solid potential as a dividend stock.

It's important to note that companies having a consistent dividend policy will generate greater investor confidence than those having an erratic one. Still, investors need to consider a host of other factors, apart from dividend payments, when analysing a company. Taking the debate a bit further, we've identified 1 warning sign for Bhansali Engineering Polymers that investors need to be conscious of moving forward. Looking for more high-yielding dividend ideas? Try our collection of strong dividend payers.

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