Swisscom Dividend yield

 Price  537.40
 Dividend  21.98
 Earnings  41.34
 Cash-flow  79.03
 Book value  185.31
 Equity  176.67

Swisscom is part of Fixed Line Telecommunications business, which is part of Telecommunications industry. Swisscom is a company from Switzerland, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Swisscom paid a total dividend of 1,143 million CHF last year, for a market value of 27,945 millions (Market Cap 13,655 millions). Dividend per share of Swisscom is 21.98 CHF, and his stock market price 537.40 CHF.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Swisscom has a dividend yield of 4.09%, which is higher than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from Switzerland. It is also bigger than average of Telecommunications 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 Swisscom dividend yield with other Fixed Line Telecommunications companies or firms from Switzerland.

Dividend yield of Swisscom

Swisscom Dividend Payout

About the ability of Swisscom to maintain his current dividend of CHF 21.98 per share, an amount that accounts for 4.09%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Swisscom payout on ernings is currently 53.17%, which is higher than the market average, but lower than companies of Telecommunications industry, which are 39.27% and 53.55% respectively. Both figures show that Swisscom 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 Swisscom is CHF 79.03 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of CHF 21.98, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Swisscom, compared againt world market average, Switzerland companies, Telecommunications industry and Fixed Line Telecommunications sector companies.

Swisscom payout

Swisscom Dividend History

Year Yield  CHF  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Swisscom Stock performance

Finally, last moth Swisscom showed a return of 0.00% compared to a worldwide -1.33% average, and a 1.22% of Telecommunications firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 10.00% versus a worldwide performance of a 31.58%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for Switzerland and Fixed Line Telecommunications firms.

Swisscom stock and market return