Sodexo Dividend yield

 Price  69.22
 Dividend  2.90
 Earnings  -1.02
 Cash-flow  4.33
 Book value  18.71
 Equity  24.88

Sodexo is part of Travel and Leisure business, which is part of Consumer Services industry. Sodexo is a company from France, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Sodexo paid a total dividend of 423 million EUR last year, for a market value of 10,106 millions (Market Cap 6,007 millions). Dividend per share of Sodexo is 2.90 EUR, and his stock market price 69.22 EUR.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Sodexo has a dividend yield of 4.19%, which is higher than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from France. It is also bigger than average of Consumer Services 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 Sodexo dividend yield with other Travel and Leisure companies or firms from France.

Dividend yield of Sodexo

Sodexo Dividend Payout

About the ability of Sodexo to maintain his current dividend of EUR 2.90 per share, an amount that accounts for 4.19%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Sodexo payout on ernings is currently -284.31%, which is lower than the market average and companies of Consumer Services industry, which are 38.57% and 29.05% respectively. Both figures lead us to believe that there is confidence that Sodexocan 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 Sodexo is EUR 4.33 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of EUR 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 Sodexo, compared againt world market average, France companies, Consumer Services industry and Travel and Leisure sector companies.

Sodexo payout

Sodexo Dividend History

Year Yield  EUR  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Sodexo Stock performance

Finally, last moth Sodexo showed a return of -0.20% compared to a worldwide 3.99% average, and a 2.70% of Consumer Services firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a -34.50% versus a worldwide performance of a 6.65%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for France and Travel and Leisure firms.

Sodexo stock and market return