Halma Dividend yield

 Price  25.10
 Dividend  0.18
 Earnings  0.67
 Cash-flow  0.71
 Book value  3.06
 Equity  3.00

Halma is part of Electronic and Electrical Equipment business, which is part of Industrials industry. Halma is a company from UK, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Halma paid a total dividend of 68 million GBP last year, for a market value of 9,538 millions (Market Cap 9,500 millions). Dividend per share of Halma is 0.18 GBP, and his stock market price 25.10 GBP.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Halma has a dividend yield of 0.72%, lower than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from UK. It is also lower than average of Industrials industry. This low dividend yield might has several explanations: company overpriced, expanding their business,...

In addition, you should compare Halma dividend yield with other Electronic and Electrical Equipment companies or firms from UK.

Dividend yield of Halma

Halma Dividend Payout

About the ability of Halma to maintain his current dividend of GBP 0.18 per share, an amount that accounts for 0.72%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Halma payout on ernings is currently 26.87%, which is lower than the market average and companies of Industrials industry, which are 38.25% and 34.62% respectively. Both figures lead us to believe that there is confidence that Halmacan 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 Halma is GBP 0.71 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of GBP 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 Halma, compared againt world market average, UK companies, Industrials industry and Electronic and Electrical Equipment sector companies.

Halma payout

Halma Dividend History

Year Yield  GBP  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Halma Stock performance

Finally, last moth Halma showed a return of 4.10% compared to a worldwide 1.12% average, and a 1.26% of Industrials firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 5.70% versus a worldwide performance of a 5.73%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for UK and Electronic and Electrical Equipment firms.

Halma stock and market return