Loblaw Companies Dividend yield

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   CAD per share 
 Price  67.41
 Dividend  1.26
 Earnings  5.19
 Cash-flow  9.11
 Book value  32.10
 Equity  32.85

Loblaw Companies is part of Food and Drug Retailers business, which is part of Consumer Services industry. Loblaw Companies is a company from Canada, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Loblaw Companies paid a total dividend of 450 million CAD last year, for a market value of 24,065 millions (Market Cap 11,165 millions). Dividend per share of Loblaw Companies is 1.26 CAD, and his stock market price 67.41 CAD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Loblaw Companies has a dividend yield of 1.87%, lower than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from Canada. It is also lower than average of Consumer Services industry. This low dividend yield might has several explanations: company overpriced, expanding their business,...

In addition, you should compare Loblaw Companies dividend yield with other Food and Drug Retailers companies or firms from Canada.

Dividend yield of Loblaw Companies

Loblaw Companies Dividend Payout

About the ability of Loblaw Companies to maintain his current dividend of CAD 1.26 per share, an amount that accounts for 1.87%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Loblaw Companies payout on ernings is currently 24.28%, which is lower than the market average and companies of Consumer Services industry, which are 37.68% and 32.84% respectively. Both figures lead us to believe that there is confidence that Loblaw Companiescan 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 Loblaw Companies is CAD 9.11 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of CAD 1.26, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Loblaw Companies, compared againt world market average, Canada companies, Consumer Services industry and Food and Drug Retailers sector companies.

Loblaw Companies payout

Loblaw Companies Stock performance

Finally, last moth Loblaw Companies showed a return of -3.00% compared to a worldwide 4.38% average, and a 8.16% of Consumer Services firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a -7.50% versus a worldwide performance of a 2.09%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for Canada and Food and Drug Retailers firms.

Loblaw Companies stock and market return

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