Holmen AB Dividend yield

 Price  458.60
 Dividend  7.52
 Earnings  18.95
 Cash-flow  20.11
 Book value  286.63
 Equity  278.68

Holmen AB is part of Forestry and Paper business, which is part of Basic Materials industry. Holmen AB is a company from Sweden, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Holmen AB paid a total dividend of 880 million SEK last year, for a market value of 53,656 millions (Market Cap 44,038 millions). Dividend per share of Holmen AB is 7.52 SEK, and his stock market price 458.60 SEK.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Holmen AB has a dividend yield of 1.64%, lower than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from Sweden. It is also lower than average of Basic Materials industry. This low dividend yield might has several explanations: company overpriced, expanding their business,...

In addition, you should compare Holmen AB dividend yield with other Forestry and Paper companies or firms from Sweden.

Dividend yield of Holmen AB

Holmen AB Dividend Payout

About the ability of Holmen AB to maintain his current dividend of SEK 7.52 per share, an amount that accounts for 1.64%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Holmen AB payout on ernings is currently 39.68%, which is lower than the market average and companies of Basic Materials industry, which are 40.22% and 41.34% respectively. Both figures lead us to believe that there is confidence that Holmen ABcan 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 Holmen AB is SEK 20.11 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of SEK 7.52, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Holmen AB, compared againt world market average, Sweden companies, Basic Materials industry and Forestry and Paper sector companies.

Holmen AB payout

Holmen AB Dividend History

Year Yield  SEK  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Holmen AB Stock performance

Finally, last moth Holmen AB showed a return of 10.30% compared to a worldwide -0.44% average, and a 0.66% of Basic Materials firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 5.40% versus a worldwide performance of a -6.34%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for Sweden and Forestry and Paper firms.

Holmen AB stock and market return