Thomson Reuters Dividend yield




   CAD/share 
 Price  104.18
 Dividend  1.94
 Earnings  5.60
 Cash-flow  1.87
 Book value  24.80
 Equity  24.89

Thomson Reuters is part of Media business, which is part of Consumer Services industry. Thomson Reuters is a company from Canada, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Thomson Reuters paid a total dividend of 962 million CAD last year, for a market value of 51,673 millions (Market Cap 17,479 millions). Dividend per share of Thomson Reuters is 1.94 CAD, and his stock market price 104.18 CAD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Thomson Reuters has a dividend yield of 1.86%, which is lower than the amount offered by the market average , but bigger than Consumer Services industry. Dividend yields are similar among companies from the same industry, so it is a positive sign for the company.

In addition, you should compare Thomson Reuters dividend yield with other Media companies or firms from Canada.

Dividend yield of Thomson Reuters

Thomson Reuters Dividend Payout

About the ability of Thomson Reuters to maintain his current dividend of CAD 1.94 per share, an amount that accounts for 1.86%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Thomson Reuters payout on ernings is currently 34.64%, which is lower than the market average, but higher than companies of Consumer Services industry, which are 38.57% and 29.05% respectively. Both figures show that Thomson Reuters 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 Thomson Reuters is CAD 1.87 per share, which is lower than the dividend per share paid by the company of CAD 1.94, so the company does not generate enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Thomson Reuters, compared againt world market average, Canada companies, Consumer Services industry and Media sector companies.

Thomson Reuters payout

Thomson Reuters Dividend History

Year Yield  CAD  Paypout  Shares* 
Present1.86%1.9434.64%496
20192.01%1.8768.00%500
20183.19%2.1036.33%506
20173.16%1.7339.77%712
20163.15%1.8341.31%754
20153.30%1.7838.20%792

*In millions

Thomson Reuters Stock performance

Finally, last moth Thomson Reuters showed a return of 1.20% compared to a worldwide 3.99% average, and a 2.70% of Consumer Services firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 12.20% versus a worldwide performance of a 6.65%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for Canada and Media firms.

Thomson Reuters stock and market return