LyondellBasell Indus Dividend yield

 Price  102.82
 Dividend  4.52
 Earnings  16.32
 Cash-flow  21.88
 Book value  35.46
 Equity  28.63

LyondellBasell Indus is part of Chemicals business, which is part of Basic Materials industry. LyondellBasell Indus is a company from USA, and his stocks are publicly traded.

LyondellBasell Indus paid a total dividend of 1,492 million USD last year, for a market value of 33,931 millions (Market Cap 26,654 millions). Dividend per share of LyondellBasell Indus is 4.52 USD, and his stock market price 102.82 USD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, LyondellBasell Indus has a dividend yield of 4.40%, which is higher than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from USA. It is also bigger than average of Basic Materials 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 LyondellBasell Indus dividend yield with other Chemicals companies or firms from USA.

Dividend yield of LyondellBasell Indus

LyondellBasell Indus Dividend Payout

About the ability of LyondellBasell Indus to maintain his current dividend of USD 4.52 per share, an amount that accounts for 4.40%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). LyondellBasell Indus payout on ernings is currently 27.70%, which is lower than the market average and companies of Basic Materials industry, which are 38.25% and 40.37% respectively. Both figures lead us to believe that there is confidence that LyondellBasell Induscan 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 LyondellBasell Indus is USD 21.88 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of USD 4.52, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

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

LyondellBasell Indus payout

LyondellBasell Indus Dividend History

Year Yield  USD  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

LyondellBasell Indus Stock performance

Finally, last moth LyondellBasell Indus showed a return of 5.70% compared to a worldwide 1.12% average, and a 3.95% of Basic Materials firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a -1.20% versus a worldwide performance of a 5.73%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for USA and Chemicals firms.

LyondellBasell Indus stock and market return