What is Safaricom current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Score 3/6
Cash Flow Coverage
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
|Safaricom Dividend Yield vs Market|
|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
|Month||Dividend Per Share (annual)||Avg. Yield (%)|
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.