Sika Dividend yield

 Price  221.70
 Dividend  2.90
 Earnings  7.62
 Cash-flow  6.95
 Book value  28.79
 Equity  25.15

Sika is part of Construction and Materials business, which is part of Industrials industry. Sika is a company from Switzerland, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Sika paid a total dividend of 444 million CHF last year, for a market value of 33,920 millions (Market Cap 32,062 millions). Dividend per share of Sika is 2.90 CHF, and his stock market price 221.70 CHF.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Sika has a dividend yield of 1.31%, lower than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from Switzerland. 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 Sika dividend yield with other Construction and Materials companies or firms from Switzerland.

Dividend yield of Sika

Sika Dividend Payout

About the ability of Sika to maintain his current dividend of CHF 2.90 per share, an amount that accounts for 1.31%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Sika payout on ernings is currently 38.06%, which is lower than the market average, but higher than companies of Industrials industry, which are 41.22% and 36.57% respectively. Both figures show that Sika is in a good position to keep maintaining 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 Sika is CHF 6.95 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of CHF 2.90, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Sika, compared againt world market average, Switzerland companies, Industrials industry and Construction and Materials sector companies.

Sika payout

Sika Dividend History

Year Yield  CHF  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Sika Stock performance

Finally, last moth Sika showed a return of -6.50% compared to a worldwide -2.30% average, and a -3.75% of Industrials firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a -41.70% versus a worldwide performance of a -5.85%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for Switzerland and Construction and Materials firms.

Sika stock and market return