Swedish Match Dividend yield

 Price  76.66
 Dividend  1.50
 Earnings  3.22
 Cash-flow  3.63
 Book value  -5.08
 Equity  0.00

Swedish Match is part of Tobacco business, which is part of Consumer Goods industry. Swedish Match is a company from Sweden, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Swedish Match paid a total dividend of 2,313 million SEK last year, for a market value of 118,210 millions (Market Cap 118,215 millions). Dividend per share of Swedish Match is 1.50 SEK, and his stock market price 76.66 SEK.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Swedish Match has a dividend yield of 1.96%, lower than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from Sweden. 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 Swedish Match dividend yield with other Tobacco companies or firms from Sweden.

Dividend yield of Swedish Match

Swedish Match Dividend Payout

About the ability of Swedish Match to maintain his current dividend of SEK 1.50 per share, an amount that accounts for 1.96%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Swedish Match payout on ernings is currently 46.58%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Consumer Goods industry, which are 39.27% and 46.27% respectively. Both figures show that Swedish Match 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 Swedish Match is SEK 3.63 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of SEK 1.50, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Swedish Match, compared againt world market average, Sweden companies, Consumer Goods industry and Tobacco sector companies.

Swedish Match payout

Swedish Match Dividend History

Year Yield  SEK  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Swedish Match Stock performance

Finally, last moth Swedish Match showed a return of -3.80% compared to a worldwide -1.33% average, and a -1.56% of Consumer Goods firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 4.60% versus a worldwide performance of a 31.58%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for Sweden and Tobacco firms.

Swedish Match stock and market return