DCC Dividend yield

 Price  59.26
 Dividend  1.64
 Earnings  3.47
 Cash-flow  7.32
 Book value  26.94
 Equity  25.33

DCC is part of Support Services business, which is part of Industrials industry. DCC is a company from UK, and his stocks are publicly traded.

DCC paid a total dividend of 162 million GBP last year, for a market value of 5,867 millions (Market Cap 5,841 millions). Dividend per share of DCC is 1.64 GBP, and his stock market price 59.26 GBP.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, DCC has a dividend yield of 2.76%, which is higher than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from UK. It is also bigger than average of Industrials 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 DCC dividend yield with other Support Services companies or firms from UK.

Dividend yield of DCC

DCC Dividend Payout

About the ability of DCC to maintain his current dividend of GBP 1.64 per share, an amount that accounts for 2.76%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). DCC payout on ernings is currently 47.26%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Industrials industry, which are 38.25% and 34.62% respectively. Both figures show that DCC 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 DCC is GBP 7.32 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of GBP 1.64, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of DCC, compared againt world market average, UK companies, Industrials industry and Support Services sector companies.

DCC payout

DCC Dividend History

Year Yield  GBP  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

DCC Stock performance

Finally, last moth DCC showed a return of 1.10% compared to a worldwide 1.12% average, and a 1.26% of Industrials firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a -5.80% versus a worldwide performance of a 5.73%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for UK and Support Services firms.

DCC stock and market return