Kansas City Southern Dividend yield

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   USD per share 
 Price  101.96
 Dividend  1.44
 Earnings  5.34
 Cash-flow  10.00
 Book value  44.33
 Equity  42.05

Kansas City Southern is part of Industrial Transportation business, which is part of Industrials industry. Kansas City Southern is a company from USA, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Kansas City Southern paid a total dividend of 148 million USD last year, for a market value of 10,502 millions (Market Cap 10,408 millions). Dividend per share of Kansas City Southern is 1.44 USD, and his stock market price 101.96 USD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Kansas City Southern has a dividend yield of 1.41%, lower than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from USA. It is also lower than average of Industrials industry. This low dividend yield might has several explanations: company overpriced, expanding their business,...

In addition, you should compare Kansas City Southern dividend yield with other Industrial Transportation companies or firms from USA.

Dividend yield of Kansas City Southern

Kansas City Southern Dividend Payout

About the ability of Kansas City Southern to maintain his current dividend of USD 1.44 per share, an amount that accounts for 1.41%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Kansas City Southern payout on ernings is currently 26.97%, which is lower than the market average and companies of Industrials industry, which are 39.92% and 36.79% respectively. Both figures lead us to believe that there is confidence that Kansas City Southerncan 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 Kansas City Southern is USD 10.00 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of USD 1.44, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Kansas City Southern, compared againt world market average, USA companies, Industrials industry and Industrial Transportation sector companies.

Kansas City Southern payout

Kansas City Southern Stock performance

Finally, last moth Kansas City Southern showed a return of -10.00% compared to a worldwide -7.18% average, and a -9.88% of Industrials firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a -2.20% versus a worldwide performance of a -5.64%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for USA and Industrial Transportation firms.

Kansas City Southern stock and market return

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