Johnson Matthey 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  27.99
 Dividend  0.81
 Earnings  1.71
 Cash-flow  1.78
 Book value  12.17
 Equity  11.96

Johnson Matthey is part of Chemicals business, which is part of Basic Materials industry. Johnson Matthey is a company from UK, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Johnson Matthey paid a total dividend of 157 million GBP last year, for a market value of 5,430 millions (Market Cap 5,311 millions). Dividend per share of Johnson Matthey is 0.81 GBP, and his stock market price 27.99 GBP.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Johnson Matthey has a dividend yield of 2.91%, lower than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from UK. 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 Johnson Matthey dividend yield with other Chemicals companies or firms from UK.

Dividend yield of Johnson Matthey

Johnson Matthey Dividend Payout

About the ability of Johnson Matthey to maintain his current dividend of GBP 0.81 per share, an amount that accounts for 2.91%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Johnson Matthey payout on ernings is currently 47.37%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Basic Materials industry, which are 40.41% and 46.31% respectively. Both figures show that Johnson Matthey 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 Johnson Matthey is GBP 1.78 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of GBP 0.81, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Johnson Matthey, compared againt world market average, UK companies, Basic Materials industry and Chemicals sector companies.

Johnson Matthey payout

Johnson Matthey Stock performance

Finally, last moth Johnson Matthey showed a return of -4.30% compared to a worldwide -5.60% average, and a -3.44% of Basic Materials firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a -9.00% versus a worldwide performance of a -11.41%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for UK and Chemicals firms.

Johnson Matthey stock and market return

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