ALS Dividend yield

 Price  12.69
 Dividend  0.23
 Earnings  0.38
 Cash-flow  0.56
 Book value  2.23
 Equity  2.22

ALS is part of Support Services business, which is part of Industrials industry. ALS is a company from Australia, and his stocks are publicly traded.

ALS paid a total dividend of 111 million AUD last year, for a market value of 6,117 millions (Market Cap 6,089 millions). Dividend per share of ALS is 0.23 AUD, and his stock market price 12.69 AUD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, ALS has a dividend yield of 1.82%, lower than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from Australia. It is also lower than average of Industrials industry. This low dividend yield might has several explanations: company overpriced, expanding their business,...

In addition, you should compare ALS dividend yield with other Support Services companies or firms from Australia.

Dividend yield of ALS

ALS Dividend Payout

About the ability of ALS to maintain his current dividend of AUD 0.23 per share, an amount that accounts for 1.82%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). ALS payout on ernings is currently 60.53%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Industrials industry, which are 39.27% and 37.39% respectively. Both figures show that ALS can have problems to keep with his present dividend yield.

The payout on earnings should be complemented with the payout on cash flow since it is this last amount the one which can be distributed to shareholders. Cash flow per share of ALS is AUD 0.56 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of AUD 0.23, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of ALS, compared againt world market average, Australia companies, Industrials industry and Support Services sector companies.

ALS payout

ALS Dividend History

Year Yield  AUD  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

ALS Stock performance

Finally, last moth ALS showed a return of -0.50% compared to a worldwide -1.33% average, and a -2.02% of Industrials firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 37.80% versus a worldwide performance of a 31.58%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for Australia and Support Services firms.

ALS stock and market return