Santander Consumer U Dividend yield




   USD/share 
 Price  22.02
 Dividend  0.88
 Earnings  3.29
 Cash-flow  18.35
 Book value  24.47
 Equity  23.50

Santander Consumer U is part of Financial Services business, which is part of Financials industry. Santander Consumer U is a company from USA, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Santander Consumer U paid a total dividend of 269 million USD last year, for a market value of 6,738 millions (Market Cap 1,579 millions). Dividend per share of Santander Consumer U is 0.88 USD, and his stock market price 22.02 USD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Santander Consumer U has a dividend yield of 4.00%, which is higher than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from USA. It is also bigger than average of Financials 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 Santander Consumer U dividend yield with other Financial Services companies or firms from USA.

Dividend yield of Santander Consumer U

Santander Consumer U Dividend Payout

About the ability of Santander Consumer U to maintain his current dividend of USD 0.88 per share, an amount that accounts for 4.00%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Santander Consumer U payout on ernings is currently 26.75%, which is lower than the market average and companies of Financials industry, which are 38.57% and 41.00% respectively. Both figures lead us to believe that there is confidence that Santander Consumer Ucan 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 Santander Consumer U is USD 18.35 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of USD 0.88, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Santander Consumer U, compared againt world market average, USA companies, Financials industry and Financial Services sector companies.

Santander Consumer U payout

Santander Consumer U Dividend History

Year Yield  USD  Paypout  Shares* 
Present4.00%0.8826.75%306
20193.77%0.8832.35%340
20184.55%0.8053.33%361
20170.16%0.031.38%359
20160.00%0.000.00%358
20150.85%0.156.98%358

*In millions

Santander Consumer U Stock performance

Finally, last moth Santander Consumer U showed a return of -0.40% compared to a worldwide 3.99% average, and a 3.02% of Financials firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a -5.80% versus a worldwide performance of a 6.65%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for USA and Financial Services firms.

Santander Consumer U stock and market return