Orkla A Dividend yield

 Price  81.28
 Dividend  3.00
 Earnings  5.21
 Cash-flow  4.67
 Book value  42.78
 Equity  40.08

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 stock dividend

Orkla A paid a total dividend of 2,991 million NOK last year, for a market value of 81,036 millions (Market Cap 61,840 millions). Orkla A dividend per share is 3.00 NOK, and his stock market price 81.28 NOK.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Orkla A has a dividend yield of 3.69%, 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 stocks dividend with other Food Producers companies or other of the best Norway dividend stocks list.

Dividend yield of Orkla A

Orkla A Dividend Payout

About the ability of Orkla A to maintain his current dividend of NOK 3.00 per share, an amount that accounts for 3.69%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Orkla A payout on ernings is currently 57.58%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Consumer Goods industry, which are 39.34% and 40.18% 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 4.67 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of NOK 3.00, 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

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

Year Yield  NOK  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Then you can see the evolution of Orkla A dividend stock, and compare it with the average of Norway stocks and that of the Food Producers stocks.

Orkla A stock dividend history

Orkla A Stock performance

Finally, last moth Orkla A showed a return of 1.50% compared to a worldwide -2.49% average, and a -1.86% of Consumer Goods 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 Norway and Food Producers firms.

Orkla A stock and market return