Dow Chemical Dividend yield

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   USD per share 
 Price  66.65
 Dividend  1.84
 Earnings  3.74
 Cash-flow  4.47
 Book value  21.50
 Equity  19.38

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

Dow Chemical paid a total dividend of 2,248 million USD last year, for a market value of 81,446 millions (Market Cap 81,230 millions). Dividend per share of Dow Chemical is 1.84 USD, and his stock market price 66.65 USD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Dow Chemical has a dividend yield of 2.76%, which is higher than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from USA. It is also bigger than average of Basic Materials 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 Dow Chemical dividend yield with other Chemicals companies or firms from USA.

Dividend yield of Dow Chemical

Dow Chemical Dividend Payout

About the ability of Dow Chemical to maintain his current dividend of USD 1.84 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). Dow Chemical payout on ernings is currently 49.20%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Basic Materials industry, which are 38.22% and 33.63% respectively. Both figures show that Dow Chemical 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 Dow Chemical is USD 4.47 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of USD 1.84, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

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

Dow Chemical payout

Dow Chemical Stock performance

Finally, last moth Dow Chemical showed a return of 3.80% compared to a worldwide 0.31% average, and a 3.59% of Basic Materials firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 24.30% versus a worldwide performance of a 15.79%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for USA and Chemicals firms.

Dow Chemical stock and market return

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