UPM-Kymmene 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  25.41
 Dividend  1.30
 Earnings  2.02
 Cash-flow  3.48
 Book value  19.55
 Equity  18.70

UPM-Kymmene is part of Forestry and Paper business, which is part of Basic Materials industry. UPM-Kymmene is a company from Finland, and his stocks are publicly traded.

UPM-Kymmene paid a total dividend of 693 million EUR last year, for a market value of 13,544 millions (Market Cap 13,533 millions). Dividend per share of UPM-Kymmene is 1.30 EUR, and his stock market price 25.41 EUR.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, UPM-Kymmene has a dividend yield of 5.12%, which is higher than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from Finland. 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 UPM-Kymmene dividend yield with other Forestry and Paper companies or firms from Finland.

Dividend yield of UPM-Kymmene

UPM-Kymmene Dividend Payout

About the ability of UPM-Kymmene to maintain his current dividend of EUR 1.30 per share, an amount that accounts for 5.12%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). UPM-Kymmene payout on ernings is currently 64.36%, 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 UPM-Kymmene 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 UPM-Kymmene is EUR 3.48 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of EUR 1.30, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of UPM-Kymmene, compared againt world market average, Finland companies, Basic Materials industry and Forestry and Paper sector companies.

UPM-Kymmene payout

UPM-Kymmene Stock performance

Finally, last moth UPM-Kymmene showed a return of 12.30% compared to a worldwide 4.35% average, and a 6.04% of Basic Materials firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 3.60% versus a worldwide performance of a 2.14%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for Finland and Forestry and Paper firms.

UPM-Kymmene stock and market return

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