Bayer AG Dividend yield

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   EUR per share 
 Price  60.56
 Dividend  2.57
 Earnings  9.18
 Cash-flow  8.07
 Book value  40.37
 Equity  36.00

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

Bayer AG paid a total dividend of 2,398 million EUR last year, for a market value of 56,502 millions (Market Cap 56,475 millions). Dividend per share of Bayer AG is 2.57 EUR, and his stock market price 60.56 EUR.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Bayer AG has a dividend yield of 4.25%, 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 Bayer AG dividend yield with other Chemicals companies or firms from Germany.

Dividend yield of Bayer AG

Bayer AG Dividend Payout

About the ability of Bayer AG to maintain his current dividend of EUR 2.57 per share, an amount that accounts for 4.25%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Bayer AG payout on ernings is currently 28.00%, 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 Bayer AGcan 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 Bayer AG is EUR 8.07 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of EUR 2.57, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

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

Bayer AG payout

Bayer AG Stock performance

Finally, last moth Bayer AG showed a return of -6.20% compared to a worldwide -5.60% average, and a -3.44% of Basic Materials firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a -40.80% versus a worldwide performance of a -11.41%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for Germany and Chemicals firms.

Bayer AG stock and market return

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