Bellway Dividend yield

 Price  24.32
 Dividend  1.17
 Earnings  3.16
 Cash-flow  3.52
 Book value  27.02
 Equity  25.48

Bellway is part of Household Goods and Home Constr. business, which is part of Consumer Goods industry. Bellway is a company from UK, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Bellway paid a total dividend of 144 million GBP last year, for a market value of 2,991 millions (Market Cap 3,001 millions). Dividend per share of Bellway is 1.17 GBP, and his stock market price 24.32 GBP.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Bellway has a dividend yield of 4.83%, which is higher than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from UK. It is also bigger than average of Consumer Goods 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 Bellway dividend yield with other Household Goods and Home Constr. companies or firms from UK.

Dividend yield of Bellway

Bellway Dividend Payout

About the ability of Bellway to maintain his current dividend of GBP 1.17 per share, an amount that accounts for 4.83%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Bellway payout on ernings is currently 37.03%, which is lower than the market average and companies of Consumer Goods industry, which are 38.25% and 43.24% respectively. Both figures lead us to believe that there is confidence that Bellwaycan 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 Bellway is GBP 3.52 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of GBP 1.17, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Bellway, compared againt world market average, UK companies, Consumer Goods industry and Household Goods and Home Constr. sector companies.

Bellway payout

Bellway Dividend History

Year Yield  GBP  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Bellway Stock performance

Finally, last moth Bellway showed a return of -15.70% compared to a worldwide 1.12% average, and a -2.67% of Consumer Goods firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a -28.50% versus a worldwide performance of a 5.73%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for UK and Household Goods and Home Constr. firms.

Bellway stock and market return