Compass Group Dividend yield

A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z
   GBP per share 
 Price  12.21
 Dividend  0.40
 Earnings  0.81
 Cash-flow  1.13
 Book value  1.88
 Equity  1.67

Compass Group is part of Travel and Leisure business, which is part of Consumer Services industry. Compass Group is a company from UK, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Compass Group paid a total dividend of 714 million GBP last year, for a market value of 21,783 millions (Market Cap 21,730 millions). Dividend per share of Compass Group is 0.40 GBP, and his stock market price 12.21 GBP.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Compass Group has a dividend yield of 3.28%, which is higher than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from UK. It is also bigger than average of Consumer Services 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 Compass Group dividend yield with other Travel and Leisure companies or firms from UK.

Dividend yield of Compass Group

Compass Group Dividend Payout

About the ability of Compass Group to maintain his current dividend of GBP 0.40 per share, an amount that accounts for 3.28%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Compass Group payout on ernings is currently 49.38%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Consumer Services industry, which are 37.71% and 33.10% respectively. Both figures show that Compass Group can have problems to keep with his present dividend yield.

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 Compass Group is GBP 1.13 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of GBP 0.40, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Compass Group, compared againt world market average, UK companies, Consumer Services industry and Travel and Leisure sector companies.

Compass Group payout

Compass Group Stock performance

Finally, last moth Compass Group showed a return of 16.20% compared to a worldwide 4.35% average, and a 8.10% of Consumer Services firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a -41.40% versus a worldwide performance of a 2.14%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for UK and Travel and Leisure firms.

Compass Group stock and market return

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