Safaricom Dividend

What is Safaricom current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

Dividend Score

3/6

Dividend Score 3/6

  • Notable Dividend

  • High Dividend

  • Stable Dividend

  • Growing Dividend

  • Earnings Coverage

  • Cash Flow Coverage


5.79%

Current Dividend Yield

Dividend Yield vs Market

Safaricom Dividend Yield vs Market
How does SCOM dividend yield compare to the market?
SegmentDividend Yield
Company (SCOM)5.8%
Market Bottom 25% (KE)5.7%
Market Top 25% (KE)10.4%
Industry Average (Wireless Telecom)5.1%
Analyst forecast in 3 Years (SCOM)6.1%

Notable Dividend: SCOM's dividend (5.79%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the KE market (5.71%).

High Dividend: SCOM's dividend (5.79%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the KE market (10.39%).


Stability and Growth of Payments

How stable has Safaricom's dividend per share been in the past?
MonthDividend Per Share (annual)Avg. Yield (%)
3/31/20251.554
3/31/20241.44
3/31/20231.294
2/7/20231.395.79
7/8/20221.395.36
5/12/20221.395.29
3/1/20221.564.48
5/29/20211.844.57
7/2/20201.44.24
4/29/20201.44.8
8/8/20191.254.35
8/10/20181.14.26
8/24/20170.973.49
5/10/20170.974.26
8/1/20160.763.97
5/11/20160.764.3
7/31/20150.644.08
5/6/20150.643.99
5/12/20140.473.43
4/15/20140.473.61
8/21/20130.313.04
5/14/20130.314.35
5/9/20120.224.88

Stable Dividend: SCOM's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.

Growing Dividend: SCOM's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.


Earnings Payout to Shareholders

Earnings Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (45.2%), SCOM's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.


Cash Payout to Shareholders

Cash Flow Coverage: With its high cash payout ratio (124.4%), SCOM's dividend payments are not well covered by cash flows.


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