SCA B Dividend yield

 Price  146.00
 Dividend  2.50
 Earnings  9.61
 Cash-flow  9.01
 Book value  132.73
 Equity  128.13

SCA B is part of Forestry and Paper business, which is part of Basic Materials industry. SCA B is a company from Sweden, and his stocks are publicly traded.

SCA B stock dividend

SCA B paid a total dividend of 1,595 million SEK last year, for a market value of 93,148 millions (Market Cap 86,623 millions). SCA B dividend per share is 2.50 SEK, and his stock market price 146.00 SEK.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, SCA B has a dividend yield of 1.71%, lower than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from Sweden. It is also lower than average of Basic Materials industry. This low dividend yield might has several explanations: company overpriced, expanding their business,...

In addition, you should compare SCA B stocks dividend with other Forestry and Paper companies or other of the high Sweden dividend stocks list.

Dividend yield of SCA B

SCA B Dividend Payout

About the ability of SCA B to maintain his current dividend of SEK 2.50 per share, an amount that accounts for 1.71%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). SCA B payout on ernings is currently 26.01%, which is lower than the market average and companies of Basic Materials industry, which are 39.34% and 38.07% respectively. Both figures lead us to believe that there is confidence that SCA Bcan 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 SCA B is SEK 9.01 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of SEK 2.50, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of SCA B, compared againt world market average, Sweden companies, Basic Materials industry and Forestry and Paper sector companies.

SCA B payout

SCA B Dividend History

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

Year Yield  SEK  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Then you can see the evolution of SCA B dividend stock, and compare it with the average of Sweden stocks and that of the Forestry and Paper stocks.

SCA B stock dividend history

SCA B Stock performance

Finally, last moth SCA B showed a return of 4.40% compared to a worldwide -2.49% average, and a -3.66% of Basic Materials firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a -8.90% versus a worldwide performance of a 8.71%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for Sweden and Forestry and Paper firms.

SCA B stock and market return