Iron Mountain Dividend yield

 Price  55.41
 Dividend  2.47
 Earnings  2.31
 Cash-flow  2.63
 Book value  2.96
 Equity  3.46

Iron Mountain is part of Real Estate Investment Trusts business, which is part of Financials industry. Iron Mountain is a company from USA, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Iron Mountain paid a total dividend of 714 million USD last year, for a market value of 16,013 millions (Market Cap 15,837 millions). Dividend per share of Iron Mountain is 2.47 USD, and his stock market price 55.41 USD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Iron Mountain has a dividend yield of 4.46%, which is higher than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from USA. It is also bigger than average of Financials 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 Iron Mountain dividend yield with other Real Estate Investment Trusts companies or firms from USA.

Dividend yield of Iron Mountain

Iron Mountain Dividend Payout

About the ability of Iron Mountain to maintain his current dividend of USD 2.47 per share, an amount that accounts for 4.46%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Iron Mountain payout on ernings is currently 106.93%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Financials industry, which are 38.25% and 41.38% respectively. Both figures show that Iron Mountain 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 Iron Mountain is USD 2.63 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of USD 2.47, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Iron Mountain, compared againt world market average, USA companies, Financials industry and Real Estate Investment Trusts sector companies.

Iron Mountain payout

Iron Mountain Dividend History

Year Yield  USD  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Iron Mountain Stock performance

Finally, last moth Iron Mountain showed a return of 12.70% compared to a worldwide 1.12% average, and a 1.75% of Financials firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 49.70% versus a worldwide performance of a 5.73%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for USA and Real Estate Investment Trusts firms.

Iron Mountain stock and market return