BASF 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
   EUR per share 
 Price  51.06
 Dividend  3.30
 Earnings  10.01
 Cash-flow  8.10
 Book value  46.42
 Equity  41.88

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

BASF paid a total dividend of 3,033 million EUR last year, for a market value of 46,924 millions (Market Cap 46,699 millions). Dividend per share of BASF is 3.30 EUR, and his stock market price 51.06 EUR.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, BASF has a dividend yield of 6.46%, which is higher than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from Germany. It is also bigger than average of Basic Materials industry. This high dividend yield might be a sign to worry about the future of the company so deeper analysis is needed.

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

Dividend yield of BASF

BASF Dividend Payout

About the ability of BASF to maintain his current dividend of EUR 3.30 per share, an amount that accounts for 6.46%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). BASF payout on ernings is currently 32.97%, which is lower than the market average and companies of Basic Materials industry, which are 37.68% and 45.45% respectively. Both figures lead us to believe that there is confidence that BASFcan 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 BASF is EUR 8.10 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of EUR 3.30, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

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

BASF payout

BASF Stock performance

Finally, last moth BASF showed a return of 9.10% compared to a worldwide 4.38% average, and a 6.04% of Basic Materials firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a -15.20% versus a worldwide performance of a 2.09%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for Germany and Chemicals firms.

BASF stock and market return

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