Fletcher Building 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
   NZD per share 
 Price  6.04
 Dividend  0.18
 Earnings  -0.19
 Cash-flow  0.46
 Book value  4.65
 Equity  4.42

Fletcher Building is part of Construction and Materials business, which is part of Industrials industry. Fletcher Building is a company from New Zealand, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Fletcher Building paid a total dividend of 154 million NZD last year, for a market value of 5,152 millions (Market Cap 5,137 millions). Dividend per share of Fletcher Building is 0.18 NZD, and his stock market price 6.04 NZD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Fletcher Building has a dividend yield of 3.02%, which is higher than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from New Zealand. 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 Fletcher Building dividend yield with other Construction and Materials companies or firms from New Zealand.

Dividend yield of Fletcher Building

Fletcher Building Dividend Payout

About the ability of Fletcher Building to maintain his current dividend of NZD 0.18 per share, an amount that accounts for 3.02%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Fletcher Building payout on ernings is currently -94.74%, which is lower than the market average and companies of Industrials industry, which are 39.89% and 36.89% respectively. Both figures lead us to believe that there is confidence that Fletcher Buildingcan 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 Fletcher Building is NZD 0.46 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of NZD 0.18, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Fletcher Building, compared againt world market average, New Zealand companies, Industrials industry and Construction and Materials sector companies.

Fletcher Building payout

Fletcher Building Stock performance

Finally, last moth Fletcher Building showed a return of -7.60% compared to a worldwide -7.28% average, and a -9.95% of Industrials firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a -14.30% versus a worldwide performance of a -4.98%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for New Zealand and Construction and Materials firms.

Fletcher Building stock and market return

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