Hochtief Dividend yield

 Price  49.27
 Dividend  1.91
 Earnings  3.35
 Cash-flow  5.66
 Book value  11.73
 Equity  10.81

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

Hochtief paid a total dividend of 130 million EUR last year, for a market value of 3,350 millions (Market Cap 947 millions). Dividend per share of Hochtief is 1.91 EUR, and his stock market price 49.27 EUR.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Hochtief has a dividend yield of 3.88%, 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 Hochtief dividend yield with other Construction and Materials companies or firms from Germany.

Dividend yield of Hochtief

Hochtief Dividend Payout

About the ability of Hochtief to maintain his current dividend of EUR 1.91 per share, an amount that accounts for 3.88%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Hochtief payout on ernings is currently 57.01%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Industrials industry, which are 40.22% and 36.22% respectively. Both figures show that Hochtief 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 last amount the one which can be distributed to shareholders. Cash flow per share of Hochtief is EUR 5.66 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of EUR 1.91, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

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

Hochtief payout

Hochtief Dividend History

Year Yield  EUR  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Hochtief Stock performance

Finally, last moth Hochtief showed a return of -5.70% compared to a worldwide -0.44% average, and a -1.21% of Industrials firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a -27.30% 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.

Hochtief stock and market return