Alstom Dividend yield

 Price  32.85
 Dividend  0.25
 Earnings  1.10
 Cash-flow  -1.24
 Book value  25.27
 Equity  16.67

Alstom is part of Industrial Engineering business, which is part of Industrials industry. Alstom is a company from France, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Alstom paid a total dividend of 93 million EUR last year, for a market value of 12,187 millions (Market Cap 9,682 millions). Dividend per share of Alstom is 0.25 EUR, and his stock market price 32.85 EUR.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Alstom has a dividend yield of 0.76%, lower than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from France. 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 Alstom dividend yield with other Industrial Engineering companies or firms from France.

Dividend yield of Alstom

Alstom Dividend Payout

About the ability of Alstom to maintain his current dividend of EUR 0.25 per share, an amount that accounts for 0.76%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Alstom payout on ernings is currently 22.73%, which is lower than the market average and companies of Industrials industry, which are 39.27% and 37.39% respectively. Both figures lead us to believe that there is confidence that Alstomcan 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 Alstom is EUR -1.24 per share, which is lower than the dividend per share paid by the company of EUR 0.25, so the company does not generate enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Alstom, compared againt world market average, France companies, Industrials industry and Industrial Engineering sector companies.

Alstom payout

Alstom Dividend History

Year Yield  EUR  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Alstom Stock performance

Finally, last moth Alstom showed a return of -9.80% compared to a worldwide -1.33% average, and a -2.02% of Industrials firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a -16.70% versus a worldwide performance of a 31.58%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for France and Industrial Engineering firms.

Alstom stock and market return