Universal Music Group Dividend yield

 Price  22.89
 Dividend  0.51
 Earnings  0.58
 Cash-flow  0.93
 Book value  1.29
 Equity  1.21

Universal Music Group is part of Media business, which is part of Consumer Services industry. Universal Music Group is a company from Netherlands, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Universal Music Group stock dividend

Universal Music Group paid a total dividend of 929 million EUR last year, for a market value of 41,683 millions (Market Cap 17,143 millions). Universal Music Group dividend per share is 0.51 EUR, and his stock market price 22.89 EUR.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Universal Music Group has a dividend yield of 2.23%, 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 Universal Music Group stocks dividend with other Media companies or other of the best Netherlands dividend stocks list.

Dividend yield of Universal Music Group

Universal Music Group Dividend Payout

About the ability of Universal Music Group to maintain his current dividend of EUR 0.51 per share, an amount that accounts for 2.23%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Universal Music Group payout on ernings is currently 87.93%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Consumer Services industry, which are 39.34% and 31.45% respectively. Both figures show that Universal Music Group 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 Universal Music Group is EUR 0.93 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of EUR 0.51, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Universal Music Group, compared againt world market average, Netherlands companies, Consumer Services industry and Media sector companies.

Universal Music Group payout

Universal Music Group Dividend History

Below you will find a table with the historical evolution of Universal Music Group's dividend stock, both in percentage and in EUR, its Payout on Earnings and the number of shares (in case there is an split, number shares altered the dividend per share).

Year Yield  EUR  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Universal Music Group Stock performance

Finally, last moth Universal Music Group showed a return of -1.90% compared to a worldwide -2.49% average, and a -3.06% of Consumer Services firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 15.60% versus a worldwide performance of a 8.71%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for Netherlands and Media firms.

Universal Music Group stock and market return