H. Lundbeck Dividend yield

 Price  25.60
 Dividend  2.00
 Earnings  13.47
 Cash-flow  11.64
 Book value  85.33
 Equity  89.21

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

H. Lundbeck paid a total dividend of 398 million DKK last year, for a market value of 5,094 millions (Market Cap 1,524 millions). Dividend per share of H. Lundbeck is 2.00 DKK, and his stock market price 25.60 DKK.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, H. Lundbeck has a dividend yield of 7.81%, which is higher than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from Denmark. 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.

In addition, you should compare H. Lundbeck dividend yield with other Pharmaceuticals and Biotechnology companies or firms from Denmark.

Dividend yield of H. Lundbeck

H. Lundbeck Dividend Payout

About the ability of H. Lundbeck to maintain his current dividend of DKK 2.00 per share, an amount that accounts for 7.81%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). H. Lundbeck payout on ernings is currently 14.85%, which is lower than the market average and companies of Health Care industry, which are 41.59% and 34.33% respectively. Both figures lead us to believe that there is confidence that H. Lundbeckcan 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 H. Lundbeck is DKK 11.64 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of DKK 2.00, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of H. Lundbeck, compared againt world market average, Denmark companies, Health Care industry and Pharmaceuticals and Biotechnology sector companies.

H. Lundbeck payout

H. Lundbeck Dividend History

Year Yield  DKK  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

H. Lundbeck Stock performance

Finally, last moth H. Lundbeck showed a return of 13.00% compared to a worldwide 3.75% average, and a 6.02% of Health Care firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a -28.50% versus a worldwide performance of a -9.52%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for Denmark and Pharmaceuticals and Biotechnology firms.

H. Lundbeck stock and market return