Imerys Dividend yield

 Price  37.48
 Dividend  1.15
 Earnings  0.62
 Cash-flow  6.35
 Book value  34.07
 Equity  36.47

Imerys is part of Mining business, which is part of Basic Materials industry. Imerys is a company from France, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Imerys paid a total dividend of 98 million EUR last year, for a market value of 3,186 millions (Market Cap 1,462 millions). Dividend per share of Imerys is 1.15 EUR, and his stock market price 37.48 EUR.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Imerys has a dividend yield of 3.07%, which is higher than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from France. It is also bigger than average of Basic Materials 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 Imerys dividend yield with other Mining companies or firms from France.

Dividend yield of Imerys

Imerys Dividend Payout

About the ability of Imerys to maintain his current dividend of EUR 1.15 per share, an amount that accounts for 3.07%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Imerys payout on ernings is currently 185.48%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Basic Materials industry, which are 39.27% and 51.13% respectively. Both figures show that Imerys 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 Imerys is EUR 6.35 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of EUR 1.15, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Imerys, compared againt world market average, France companies, Basic Materials industry and Mining sector companies.

Imerys payout

Imerys Dividend History

Year Yield  EUR  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Imerys Stock performance

Finally, last moth Imerys showed a return of -4.40% compared to a worldwide -1.33% average, and a -2.32% of Basic Materials firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 18.00% versus a worldwide performance of a 31.58%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for France and Mining firms.

Imerys stock and market return