GKN Dividend yield

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   GBP per share 
 Price  3.19
 Dividend  0.09
 Earnings  0.24
 Cash-flow  0.39
 Book value  1.23
 Equity  1.16

GKN is part of Automobiles and Parts business, which is part of Consumer Goods industry. GKN is a company from UK, and his stocks are publicly traded.

GKN paid a total dividend of 155 million GBP last year, for a market value of 5,477 millions (Market Cap 5,475 millions). Dividend per share of GKN is 0.09 GBP, and his stock market price 3.19 GBP.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, GKN has a dividend yield of 2.82%, which is higher than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from UK. It is also bigger than average of Consumer Goods 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 GKN dividend yield with other Automobiles and Parts companies or firms from UK.

Dividend yield of GKN

GKN Dividend Payout

About the ability of GKN to maintain his current dividend of GBP 0.09 per share, an amount that accounts for 2.82%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). GKN payout on ernings is currently 37.50%, which is lower than the market average and companies of Consumer Goods industry, which are 39.22% and 39.27% respectively. Both figures lead us to believe that there is confidence that GKNcan 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 GKN is GBP 0.39 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of GBP 0.09, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of GKN, compared againt world market average, UK companies, Consumer Goods industry and Automobiles and Parts sector companies. You might also need to check full financial report of GKN.

GKN payout

GKN Stock performance

Finally, last moth GKN showed a return of 3.00% compared to a worldwide 2.43% average, and a 2.62% of Consumer Goods firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a -3.70% versus a worldwide performance of a 20.52%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for UK and Automobiles and Parts firms.

GKN stock and market return

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