Biomerieux Dividend yield

 Price  91.26
 Dividend  0.85
 Earnings  5.74
 Cash-flow  6.86
 Book value  26.07
 Equity  23.52

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

Biomerieux paid a total dividend of 100 million EUR last year, for a market value of 10,769 millions (Market Cap 3,884 millions). Dividend per share of Biomerieux is 0.85 EUR, and his stock market price 91.26 EUR.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Biomerieux has a dividend yield of 0.93%, 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 dividend yield with other Health Care Equipment and Services companies or firms from France.

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 0.93%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Biomerieux payout on ernings is currently 14.81%, which is lower than the market average and companies of Health Care industry, which are 40.22% and 28.84% 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 6.86 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 Equipment and Services sector companies.

Biomerieux payout

Biomerieux Dividend History

Year Yield  EUR  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Biomerieux Stock performance

Finally, last moth Biomerieux showed a return of -13.60% compared to a worldwide -0.44% average, and a -4.27% of Health Care firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a -12.10% versus a worldwide performance of a -6.34%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for France and Health Care Equipment and Services firms.

Biomerieux stock and market return