Orkla A Dividend yield

 Price  80.22
 Dividend  2.75
 Earnings  4.53
 Cash-flow  6.08
 Book value  38.20
 Equity  35.95

Orkla A is part of Food Producers business, which is part of Consumer Goods industry. Orkla A is a company from Norway, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Orkla A paid a total dividend of 2,739 million NOK last year, for a market value of 79,899 millions (Market Cap 60,959 millions). Dividend per share of Orkla A is 2.75 NOK, and his stock market price 80.22 NOK.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Orkla A has a dividend yield of 3.43%, which is higher than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from Norway. It is also bigger than average of Consumer Goods 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 Orkla A dividend yield with other Food Producers companies or firms from Norway.

Dividend yield of Orkla A

Orkla A Dividend Payout

About the ability of Orkla A to maintain his current dividend of NOK 2.75 per share, an amount that accounts for 3.43%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Orkla A payout on ernings is currently 60.71%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Consumer Goods industry, which are 39.27% and 46.27% respectively. Both figures show that Orkla A 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 Orkla A is NOK 6.08 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of NOK 2.75, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Orkla A, compared againt world market average, Norway companies, Consumer Goods industry and Food Producers sector companies.

Orkla A payout

Orkla A Dividend History

Year Yield  NOK  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Orkla A Stock performance

Finally, last moth Orkla A showed a return of 3.30% compared to a worldwide -1.33% average, and a -1.56% of Consumer Goods firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a -15.00% versus a worldwide performance of a 31.58%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for Norway and Food Producers firms.

Orkla A stock and market return