Norsk Hydro 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
   NOK per share 
 Price  39.21
 Dividend  1.75
 Earnings  4.46
 Cash-flow  7.00
 Book value  43.57
 Equity  41.68

Norsk Hydro is part of Industrial Metals and Mining business, which is part of Basic Materials industry. Norsk Hydro is a company from Norway, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Norsk Hydro paid a total dividend of 3,579 million NOK last year, for a market value of 80,184 millions (Market Cap 52,281 millions). Dividend per share of Norsk Hydro is 1.75 NOK, and his stock market price 39.21 NOK.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Norsk Hydro has a dividend yield of 4.46%, which is higher than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from Norway. 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 Norsk Hydro dividend yield with other Industrial Metals and Mining companies or firms from Norway.

Dividend yield of Norsk Hydro

Norsk Hydro Dividend Payout

About the ability of Norsk Hydro to maintain his current dividend of NOK 1.75 per share, an amount that accounts for 4.46%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Norsk Hydro payout on ernings is currently 39.24%, which is lower than the market average and companies of Basic Materials industry, which are 40.41% and 46.31% respectively. Both figures lead us to believe that there is confidence that Norsk Hydrocan 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 Norsk Hydro is NOK 7.00 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of NOK 1.75, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Norsk Hydro, compared againt world market average, Norway companies, Basic Materials industry and Industrial Metals and Mining sector companies.

Norsk Hydro payout

Norsk Hydro Stock performance

Finally, last moth Norsk Hydro showed a return of -3.20% compared to a worldwide -5.60% average, and a -3.44% of Basic Materials firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a -37.10% versus a worldwide performance of a -11.41%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for Norway and Industrial Metals and Mining firms.

Norsk Hydro stock and market return

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