Freeport-McMorRan Dividend yield

 Price  49.74
 Dividend  0.60
 Earnings  2.93
 Cash-flow  5.29
 Book value  9.57
 Equity  8.23

Freeport-McMorRan is part of Industrial Metals and Mining business, which is part of Basic Materials industry. Freeport-McMorRan is a company from USA, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Freeport-McMorRan paid a total dividend of 880 million USD last year, for a market value of 72,919 millions (Market Cap 72,658 millions). Dividend per share of Freeport-McMorRan is 0.60 USD, and his stock market price 49.74 USD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Freeport-McMorRan has a dividend yield of 1.21%, lower than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from USA. It is also lower than average of Basic Materials industry. This low dividend yield might has several explanations: company overpriced, expanding their business,...

In addition, you should compare Freeport-McMorRan dividend yield with other Industrial Metals and Mining companies or firms from USA.

Dividend yield of Freeport-McMorRan

Freeport-McMorRan Dividend Payout

About the ability of Freeport-McMorRan to maintain his current dividend of USD 0.60 per share, an amount that accounts for 1.21%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Freeport-McMorRan payout on ernings is currently 20.48%, which is lower than the market average and companies of Basic Materials industry, which are 38.25% and 40.37% respectively. Both figures lead us to believe that there is confidence that Freeport-McMorRancan 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 Freeport-McMorRan is USD 5.29 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of USD 0.60, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Freeport-McMorRan, compared againt world market average, USA companies, Basic Materials industry and Industrial Metals and Mining sector companies.

Freeport-McMorRan payout

Freeport-McMorRan Dividend History

Year Yield  USD  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Freeport-McMorRan Stock performance

Finally, last moth Freeport-McMorRan showed a return of 5.90% compared to a worldwide 1.12% average, and a 3.95% of Basic Materials firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 51.00% versus a worldwide performance of a 5.73%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for USA and Industrial Metals and Mining firms.

Freeport-McMorRan stock and market return