BHP Group Plc Dividend yield

 Price  18.88
 Dividend  2.17
 Earnings  4.02
 Cash-flow  9.44
 Book value  17.16
 Equity  18.11

BHP Group Plc is part of Mining business, which is part of Basic Materials industry. BHP Group Plc is a company from UK, and his stocks are publicly traded.

BHP Group Plc paid a total dividend of 4,583 million GBP last year, for a market value of 39,875 millions (Market Cap 39,229 millions). Dividend per share of BHP Group Plc is 2.17 GBP, and his stock market price 18.88 GBP.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, BHP Group Plc has a dividend yield of 11.51%, which is higher than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from UK. 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 BHP Group Plc dividend yield with other Mining companies or firms from UK.

Dividend yield of BHP Group Plc

BHP Group Plc Dividend Payout

About the ability of BHP Group Plc to maintain his current dividend of GBP 2.17 per share, an amount that accounts for 11.51%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). BHP Group Plc payout on ernings is currently 53.98%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Basic Materials industry, which are 39.27% and 51.13% respectively. Both figures show that BHP Group Plc 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 BHP Group Plc is GBP 9.44 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of GBP 2.17, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of BHP Group Plc, compared againt world market average, UK companies, Basic Materials industry and Mining sector companies.

BHP Group Plc payout

BHP Group Plc Dividend History

Year Yield  GBP  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

BHP Group Plc Stock performance

Finally, last moth BHP Group Plc showed a return of -16.40% compared to a worldwide -1.34% average, and a -2.32% of Basic Materials firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 14.20% versus a worldwide performance of a 31.65%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for UK and Mining firms.

BHP Group Plc stock and market return