Clariant Dividend yield

 Price  14.74
 Dividend  0.42
 Earnings  -0.30
 Cash-flow  1.40
 Book value  7.02
 Equity  7.14

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

Clariant stock dividend

Clariant paid a total dividend of 138 million CHF last year, for a market value of 4,849 millions (Market Cap 3,322 millions). Clariant dividend per share is 0.42 CHF, and his stock market price 14.74 CHF.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Clariant has a dividend yield of 2.85%, lower than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from Switzerland. It is also lower than average of Basic Materials industry. This low dividend yield might has several explanations: company overpriced, expanding their business,...

In addition, you should compare Clariant stocks dividend with other Chemicals companies or other of the best Switzerland dividend stocks list.

Dividend yield of Clariant

Clariant Dividend Payout

About the ability of Clariant to maintain his current dividend of CHF 0.42 per share, an amount that accounts for 2.85%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Clariant payout on ernings is currently -140.00%, which is lower than the market average and companies of Basic Materials industry, which are 39.34% and 38.07% respectively. Both figures lead us to believe that there is confidence that Clariantcan 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 Clariant is CHF 1.40 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of CHF 0.42, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

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

Clariant payout

Clariant Dividend History

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

Year Yield  CHF  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Then you can see the evolution of Clariant dividend stock, and compare it with the average of Switzerland stocks and that of the Chemicals stocks.

Clariant stock dividend history

Clariant Stock performance

Finally, last moth Clariant showed a return of 3.60% compared to a worldwide -2.49% average, and a -3.66% of Basic Materials firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a -16.80% versus a worldwide performance of a 8.71%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for Switzerland and Chemicals firms.

Clariant stock and market return