Knorr-Bremse Dividend yield

 Price  69.64
 Dividend  1.52
 Earnings  3.40
 Cash-flow  6.27
 Book value  11.42
 Equity  11.26

Knorr-Bremse is part of Industrial Engineering business, which is part of Industrials industry. Knorr-Bremse is a company from Germany, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Knorr-Bremse paid a total dividend of 245 million EUR last year, for a market value of 11,212 millions (Market Cap 4,603 millions). Dividend per share of Knorr-Bremse is 1.52 EUR, and his stock market price 69.64 EUR.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Knorr-Bremse has a dividend yield of 2.18%, lower than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from Germany. 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 Knorr-Bremse dividend yield with other Industrial Engineering companies or firms from Germany.

Dividend yield of Knorr-Bremse

Knorr-Bremse Dividend Payout

About the ability of Knorr-Bremse to maintain his current dividend of EUR 1.52 per share, an amount that accounts for 2.18%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Knorr-Bremse payout on ernings is currently 44.71%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Industrials industry, which are 38.25% and 34.62% respectively. Both figures show that Knorr-Bremse 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 Knorr-Bremse is EUR 6.27 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of EUR 1.52, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Knorr-Bremse, compared againt world market average, Germany companies, Industrials industry and Industrial Engineering sector companies.

Knorr-Bremse payout

Knorr-Bremse Dividend History

Year Yield  EUR  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Knorr-Bremse Stock performance

Finally, last moth Knorr-Bremse showed a return of -11.80% compared to a worldwide 1.12% average, and a 1.26% of Industrials firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a -34.60% versus a worldwide performance of a 5.73%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for Germany and Industrial Engineering firms.

Knorr-Bremse stock and market return