Orion B Dividend yield




   EUR/share 
 Price  34.25
 Dividend  1.50
 Earnings  1.64
 Cash-flow  2.06
 Book value  5.04
 Equity  5.21

Orion B is part of Pharmaceuticals and Biotechnology business, which is part of Health Care industry. Orion B is a company from Finland, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Orion B paid a total dividend of 159 million EUR last year, for a market value of 3,631 millions (Market Cap 3,549 millions). Dividend per share of Orion B is 1.50 EUR, and his stock market price 34.25 EUR.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Orion B has a dividend yield of 4.38%, which is higher than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from Finland. It is also bigger than average of Health Care 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 Orion B dividend yield with other Pharmaceuticals and Biotechnology companies or firms from Finland.

Dividend yield of Orion B

Orion B Dividend Payout

About the ability of Orion B to maintain his current dividend of EUR 1.50 per share, an amount that accounts for 4.38%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Orion B payout on ernings is currently 91.46%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Health Care industry, which are 39.27% and 31.41% respectively. Both figures show that Orion B 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 Orion B is EUR 2.06 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of EUR 1.50, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Orion B, compared againt world market average, Finland companies, Health Care industry and Pharmaceuticals and Biotechnology sector companies.

Orion B payout

Orion B Dividend History

Year Yield  EUR  Paypout  Shares* 
Present4.38%1.5091.46%106
20204.00%1.5098.04%105
20193.63%1.5062.76%104
20184.79%1.4587.88%104
20174.34%1.3573.77%103
20163.24%1.3087.25%101
20154.11%1.3086.67%101

*In millions

Orion B Stock performance

Finally, last moth Orion B showed a return of -0.80% compared to a worldwide -1.33% average, and a -3.33% of Health Care firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a -11.40% versus a worldwide performance of a 31.58%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for Finland and Pharmaceuticals and Biotechnology firms.

Orion B stock and market return