Albemarle Dividend yield

A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z
   USD per share 
 Price  77.07
 Dividend  1.34
 Earnings  4.94
 Cash-flow  2.87
 Book value  35.03
 Equity  35.04

Albemarle is part of Chemicals business, which is part of Basic Materials industry. Albemarle is a company from USA, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Albemarle paid a total dividend of 142 million USD last year, for a market value of 8,169 millions (Market Cap 8,120 millions). Dividend per share of Albemarle is 1.34 USD, and his stock market price 77.07 USD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Albemarle has a dividend yield of 1.74%, lower than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from USA. It is also lower than average of Basic Materials industry. This low dividend yield might has several explanations: company overpriced, expanding their business,...

In addition, you should compare Albemarle dividend yield with other Chemicals companies or firms from USA.

Dividend yield of Albemarle

Albemarle Dividend Payout

About the ability of Albemarle to maintain his current dividend of USD 1.34 per share, an amount that accounts for 1.74%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Albemarle payout on ernings is currently 27.13%, which is lower than the market average and companies of Basic Materials industry, which are 40.41% and 46.31% respectively. Both figures lead us to believe that there is confidence that Albemarlecan maintain his current dividend.

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 Albemarle is USD 2.87 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of USD 1.34, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Albemarle, compared againt world market average, USA companies, Basic Materials industry and Chemicals sector companies.

Albemarle payout

Albemarle Stock performance

Finally, last moth Albemarle showed a return of -20.00% compared to a worldwide -5.60% average, and a -3.44% of Basic Materials firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a -39.70% versus a worldwide performance of a -11.41%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for USA and Chemicals firms.

Albemarle stock and market return

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