Saputo Dividend yield

 Price  29.61
 Dividend  0.72
 Earnings  1.81
 Cash-flow  2.64
 Book value  15.58
 Equity  15.60

Saputo is part of Food Producers business, which is part of Consumer Goods industry. Saputo is a company from Canada, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Saputo paid a total dividend of 299 million CAD last year, for a market value of 12,288 millions (Market Cap 7,110 millions). Dividend per share of Saputo is 0.72 CAD, and his stock market price 29.61 CAD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Saputo has a dividend yield of 2.43%, lower than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from Canada. It is also lower than average of Consumer Goods industry. This low dividend yield might has several explanations: company overpriced, expanding their business,...

In addition, you should compare Saputo dividend yield with other Food Producers companies or firms from Canada.

Dividend yield of Saputo

Saputo Dividend Payout

About the ability of Saputo to maintain his current dividend of CAD 0.72 per share, an amount that accounts for 2.43%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Saputo payout on ernings is currently 39.78%, which is higher than the market average, but lower than companies of Consumer Goods industry, which are 38.25% and 43.24% respectively. Both figures show that Saputo should not have problems to continue paying his 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 Saputo is CAD 2.64 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of CAD 0.72, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Saputo, compared againt world market average, Canada companies, Consumer Goods industry and Food Producers sector companies.

Saputo payout

Saputo Dividend History

Year Yield  CAD  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Saputo Stock performance

Finally, last moth Saputo showed a return of -4.70% compared to a worldwide 1.12% average, and a -2.67% of Consumer Goods firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a -21.60% versus a worldwide performance of a 5.73%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for Canada and Food Producers firms.

Saputo stock and market return