Electrocomponents Dividend yield

 Price  10.84
 Dividend  0.16
 Earnings  0.32
 Cash-flow  0.40
 Book value  1.90
 Equity  1.73

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

Electrocomponents paid a total dividend of 75 million GBP last year, for a market value of 5,095 millions (Market Cap 5,090 millions). Dividend per share of Electrocomponents is 0.16 GBP, and his stock market price 10.84 GBP.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Electrocomponents has a dividend yield of 1.49%, lower than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from UK. It is also lower than average of Industrials industry. This low dividend yield might has several explanations: company overpriced, expanding their business,...

In addition, you should compare Electrocomponents dividend yield with other Support Services companies or firms from UK.

Dividend yield of Electrocomponents

Electrocomponents Dividend Payout

About the ability of Electrocomponents to maintain his current dividend of GBP 0.16 per share, an amount that accounts for 1.49%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Electrocomponents payout on ernings is currently 50.00%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Industrials industry, which are 38.25% and 34.62% respectively. Both figures show that Electrocomponents 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 Electrocomponents is GBP 0.40 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of GBP 0.16, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

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

Electrocomponents payout

Electrocomponents Dividend History

Year Yield  GBP  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Electrocomponents Stock performance

Finally, last moth Electrocomponents showed a return of 9.60% compared to a worldwide 1.12% average, and a 1.26% of Industrials firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 9.20% versus a worldwide performance of a 5.73%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for UK and Support Services firms.

Electrocomponents stock and market return