Orange Dividend yield

 Price  10.36
 Dividend  0.70
 Earnings  1.64
 Cash-flow  3.98
 Book value  10.36
 Equity  10.06

Orange is part of Fixed Line Telecommunications business, which is part of Telecommunications industry. Orange is a company from France, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Orange stock dividend

Orange paid a total dividend of 1,861 million EUR last year, for a market value of 27,537 millions (Market Cap 19,837 millions). Orange dividend per share is 0.70 EUR, and his stock market price 10.36 EUR.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Orange has a dividend yield of 6.76%, which is higher than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from France. It is also bigger than average of Telecommunications 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 Orange stocks dividend with other Fixed Line Telecommunications companies or other of the best France dividend stocks list.

Dividend yield of Orange

Orange Dividend Payout

About the ability of Orange to maintain his current dividend of EUR 0.70 per share, an amount that accounts for 6.76%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Orange payout on ernings is currently 42.68%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Telecommunications industry, which are 39.34% and 41.86% respectively. Both figures show that Orange 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 Orange is EUR 3.98 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of EUR 0.70, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Orange, compared againt world market average, France companies, Telecommunications industry and Fixed Line Telecommunications sector companies.

Orange payout

Orange Dividend History

Below you will find a table with the historical evolution of Orange's dividend stock, both in percentage and in EUR, its Payout on Earnings and the number of shares (in case there is an split, number shares altered the dividend per share).

Year Yield  EUR  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Then you can see the evolution of Orange dividend stock, and compare it with the average of France stocks and that of the Fixed Line Telecommunications stocks.

Orange stock dividend history

Orange Stock performance

Finally, last moth Orange showed a return of 0.70% compared to a worldwide -2.49% average, and a -0.77% of Telecommunications firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 2.60% versus a worldwide performance of a 8.71%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for France and Fixed Line Telecommunications firms.

Orange stock and market return