Imperial Tobacco Gp Dividend yield

A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z
   GBP per share 
 Price  16.79
 Dividend  2.07
 Earnings  1.71
 Cash-flow  2.89
 Book value  5.09
 Equity  5.57

Imperial Tobacco Gp is part of Tobacco business, which is part of Consumer Goods industry. Imperial Tobacco Gp is a company from UK, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Imperial Tobacco Gp paid a total dividend of 1,981 million GBP last year, for a market value of 16,068 millions (Market Cap 15,980 millions). Dividend per share of Imperial Tobacco Gp is 2.07 GBP, and his stock market price 16.79 GBP.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Imperial Tobacco Gp has a dividend yield of 12.30%, which is higher than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from UK. It is also bigger than average of Consumer Goods 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 Imperial Tobacco Gp dividend yield with other Tobacco companies or firms from UK.

Dividend yield of Imperial Tobacco Gp

Imperial Tobacco Gp Dividend Payout

About the ability of Imperial Tobacco Gp to maintain his current dividend of GBP 2.07 per share, an amount that accounts for 12.30%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Imperial Tobacco Gp payout on ernings is currently 121.05%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Consumer Goods industry, which are 41.09% and 38.16% respectively. Both figures show that Imperial Tobacco Gp 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 Imperial Tobacco Gp is GBP 2.89 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of GBP 2.07, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Imperial Tobacco Gp, compared againt world market average, UK companies, Consumer Goods industry and Tobacco sector companies.

Imperial Tobacco Gp payout

Imperial Tobacco Gp Stock performance

Finally, last moth Imperial Tobacco Gp showed a return of 12.20% compared to a worldwide 10.27% average, and a 8.64% of Consumer Goods firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a -31.10% versus a worldwide performance of a -13.38%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for UK and Tobacco firms.

Imperial Tobacco Gp stock and market return

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