Solvay A Dividend yield

A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z
   EUR per share 
 Price  72.64
 Dividend  3.75
 Earnings  3.16
 Cash-flow  15.46
 Book value  72.64
 Equity  75.24

Solvay A is part of Chemicals business, which is part of Basic Materials industry. Solvay A is a company from Belgium and Lux., and his stocks are publicly traded.

Solvay A paid a total dividend of 386 million EUR last year, for a market value of 7,482 millions (Market Cap 5,036 millions). Dividend per share of Solvay A is 3.75 EUR, and his stock market price 72.64 EUR.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Solvay A has a dividend yield of 5.16%, which is higher than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from Belgium and Lux.. It is also bigger than average of Basic Materials 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 Solvay A dividend yield with other Chemicals companies or firms from Belgium and Lux..

Dividend yield of Solvay A

Solvay A Dividend Payout

About the ability of Solvay A to maintain his current dividend of EUR 3.75 per share, an amount that accounts for 5.16%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Solvay A payout on ernings is currently 118.67%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Basic Materials industry, which are 37.71% and 45.45% respectively. Both figures show that Solvay A can have problems to keep with his present dividend yield.

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 Solvay A is EUR 15.46 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of EUR 3.75, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Solvay A, compared againt world market average, Belgium and Lux. companies, Basic Materials industry and Chemicals sector companies.

Solvay A payout

Solvay A Stock performance

Finally, last moth Solvay A showed a return of 10.00% compared to a worldwide 4.35% average, and a 6.04% of Basic Materials firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a -20.80% versus a worldwide performance of a 2.14%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for Belgium and Lux. and Chemicals firms.

Solvay A stock and market return

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