Royal KPN Dividend yield

 Price  3.17
 Dividend  0.14
 Earnings  0.41
 Cash-flow  0.47
 Book value  0.67
 Equity  0.60

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

Royal KPN paid a total dividend of 567 million EUR last year, for a market value of 12,845 millions (Market Cap 10,121 millions). Dividend per share of Royal KPN is 0.14 EUR, and his stock market price 3.17 EUR.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Royal KPN has a dividend yield of 4.38%, which is higher than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from Netherlands. 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 Royal KPN dividend yield with other Fixed Line Telecommunications companies or firms from Netherlands.

Dividend yield of Royal KPN

Royal KPN Dividend Payout

About the ability of Royal KPN to maintain his current dividend of EUR 0.14 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). Royal KPN payout on ernings is currently 34.15%, which is lower than the market average and companies of Telecommunications industry, which are 40.22% and 47.83% respectively. Both figures lead us to believe that there is confidence that Royal KPNcan maintain his current dividend.

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 Royal KPN is EUR 0.47 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of EUR 0.14, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

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

Royal KPN payout

Royal KPN Dividend History

Year Yield  EUR  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Royal KPN Stock performance

Finally, last moth Royal KPN showed a return of -1.60% compared to a worldwide -0.44% average, and a -1.22% of Telecommunications firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 16.80% versus a worldwide performance of a -6.34%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for Netherlands and Fixed Line Telecommunications firms.

Royal KPN stock and market return