HeidelbergCement AG Dividend yield

 Price  45.10
 Dividend  2.40
 Earnings  9.60
 Cash-flow  12.89
 Book value  90.20
 Equity  76.19

HeidelbergCement AG is part of Construction and Materials business, which is part of Industrials industry. HeidelbergCement AG is a company from Germany, and his stocks are publicly traded.

HeidelbergCement AG paid a total dividend of 451 million EUR last year, for a market value of 8,479 millions (Market Cap 6,340 millions). Dividend per share of HeidelbergCement AG is 2.40 EUR, and his stock market price 45.10 EUR.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, HeidelbergCement AG has a dividend yield of 5.32%, which is higher than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from Germany. It is also bigger than average of Industrials 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 HeidelbergCement AG dividend yield with other Construction and Materials companies or firms from Germany.

Dividend yield of HeidelbergCement AG

HeidelbergCement AG Dividend Payout

About the ability of HeidelbergCement AG to maintain his current dividend of EUR 2.40 per share, an amount that accounts for 5.32%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). HeidelbergCement AG payout on ernings is currently 25.00%, which is lower than the market average and companies of Industrials industry, which are 40.22% and 36.22% respectively. Both figures lead us to believe that there is confidence that HeidelbergCement AGcan 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 HeidelbergCement AG is EUR 12.89 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of EUR 2.40, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of HeidelbergCement AG, compared againt world market average, Germany companies, Industrials industry and Construction and Materials sector companies.

HeidelbergCement AG payout

HeidelbergCement AG Dividend History

Year Yield  EUR  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

HeidelbergCement AG Stock performance

Finally, last moth HeidelbergCement AG showed a return of -8.90% compared to a worldwide -0.44% average, and a -1.21% of Industrials firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a -38.70% versus a worldwide performance of a -6.34%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for Germany and Construction and Materials firms.

HeidelbergCement AG stock and market return