Biomerieux Dividend yield

 Price  95.60
 Dividend  0.85
 Earnings  4.37
 Cash-flow  4.03
 Book value  30.84
 Equity  28.56

Biomerieux is part of Health Care Equip. and Services business, which is part of Health Care industry. Biomerieux is a company from France, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Biomerieux stock dividend

Biomerieux paid a total dividend of 100 million EUR last year, for a market value of 11,281 millions (Market Cap 4,099 millions). Biomerieux dividend per share is 0.85 EUR, and his stock market price 95.60 EUR.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Biomerieux has a dividend yield of 0.89%, lower than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from France. It is also lower than average of Health Care industry. This low dividend yield might has several explanations: company overpriced, expanding their business,...

In addition, you should compare Biomerieux stocks dividend with other Health Care Equip. and Services companies or other of the highest France dividend stocks list.

Dividend yield of Biomerieux

Biomerieux Dividend Payout

About the ability of Biomerieux to maintain his current dividend of EUR 0.85 per share, an amount that accounts for 0.89%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Biomerieux payout on ernings is currently 19.45%, which is lower than the market average and companies of Health Care industry, which are 39.34% and 23.54% respectively. Both figures lead us to believe that there is confidence that Biomerieuxcan 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 Biomerieux is EUR 4.03 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of EUR 0.85, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Biomerieux, compared againt world market average, France companies, Health Care industry and Health Care Equip. and Services sector companies.

Biomerieux payout

Biomerieux Dividend History

Below you will find a table with the historical evolution of Biomerieux's dividend stock, both in percentage and in EUR, its Payout on Earnings and the number of shares (in case there is an split, number shares altered the dividend per share).

Year Yield  EUR  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Then you can see the evolution of Biomerieux dividend stock, and compare it with the average of France stocks and that of the Health Care Equip. and Services stocks.

Biomerieux stock dividend history

Biomerieux Stock performance

Finally, last moth Biomerieux showed a return of -2.00% compared to a worldwide -2.49% average, and a -2.07% of Health Care firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 4.80% versus a worldwide performance of a 8.71%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for France and Health Care Equip. and Services firms.

Biomerieux stock and market return