Prysmian Dividend yield

 Price  30.32
 Dividend  0.50
 Earnings  0.93
 Cash-flow  2.35
 Book value  8.66
 Equity  8.94

Prysmian is part of Electronic and Electrical Equipment business, which is part of Industrials industry. Prysmian is a company from Italy, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Prysmian paid a total dividend of 132 million EUR last year, for a market value of 7,974 millions (Market Cap 7,982 millions). Dividend per share of Prysmian is 0.50 EUR, and his stock market price 30.32 EUR.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Prysmian has a dividend yield of 1.65%, lower than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from Italy. It is also lower than average of Industrials industry. This low dividend yield might has several explanations: company overpriced, expanding their business,...

In addition, you should compare Prysmian dividend yield with other Electronic and Electrical Equipment companies or firms from Italy.

Dividend yield of Prysmian

Prysmian Dividend Payout

About the ability of Prysmian to maintain his current dividend of EUR 0.50 per share, an amount that accounts for 1.65%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Prysmian payout on ernings is currently 53.76%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Industrials industry, which are 39.27% and 37.39% respectively. Both figures show that Prysmian 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 Prysmian is EUR 2.35 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of EUR 0.50, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Prysmian, compared againt world market average, Italy companies, Industrials industry and Electronic and Electrical Equipment sector companies.

Prysmian payout

Prysmian Dividend History

Year Yield  EUR  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Prysmian Stock performance

Finally, last moth Prysmian showed a return of -4.90% compared to a worldwide -1.33% average, and a -2.02% of Industrials firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 22.10% versus a worldwide performance of a 31.58%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for Italy and Electronic and Electrical Equipment firms.

Prysmian stock and market return