GlaxoSmithKline Dividend yield report

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
   GBP per share 
 Price  17.04
 Dividend  0.80
 Earnings  0.35
 Cash-flow  1.20
 Book value  0.23
 Equity  0.64

GlaxoSmithKline is part of Pharmaceuticals and Biotechnology business, which is part of Health Care industry. GlaxoSmithKline is a company from UK, and his stocks are publicly traded.

GlaxoSmithKline paid a total dividend of 3,928 million GBP last year, for a market capitalization of 83,666 millions. Dividend per share of GlaxoSmithKline is 0.80 GBP, and his stock market price 17.04 GBP.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, GlaxoSmithKline has a dividend yield of 4.70%, which is higher than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from UK. It is also bigger than average of Health Care industry. This high dividend yield might be a sign to worry about the future of the company so deeper analysis is needed.

Dividend yield of GlaxoSmithKline

About the ability of GlaxoSmithKline to maintain his current dividend of GBP 0.80 per share, an amount that accounts for 4.70%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). GlaxoSmithKline payout on ernings is currently 228.57%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Health Care industry, which are 39.83% and 34.55% respectively. Both figures show that GlaxoSmithKline 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 latter amount the one which can be distributed to shareholders. Cash flow per share of GlaxoSmithKline is GBP 1.20 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of GBP 0.80, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of GlaxoSmithKline, compared againt world market average, UK companies, Health Care industry and Pharmaceuticals and Biotechnology sector companies. You might also need to check full financial report of GlaxoSmithKline.

Finally, you could compare GlaxoSmithKline dividend yield with other Pharmaceuticals and Biotechnology companies or firms from UK.

GlaxoSmithKline payout

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