Valmet Dividend yield

 Price  28.21
 Dividend  1.20
 Earnings  2.22
 Cash-flow  3.24
 Book value  8.82
 Equity  8.25

Valmet is part of Industrial Engineering business, which is part of Industrials industry. Valmet is a company from Finland, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Valmet paid a total dividend of 180 million EUR last year, for a market value of 4,232 millions (Market Cap 3,743 millions). Dividend per share of Valmet is 1.20 EUR, and his stock market price 28.21 EUR.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Valmet has a dividend yield of 4.25%, which is higher than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from Finland. It is also bigger than average of Industrials 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 Valmet dividend yield with other Industrial Engineering companies or firms from Finland.

Dividend yield of Valmet

Valmet Dividend Payout

About the ability of Valmet to maintain his current dividend of EUR 1.20 per share, an amount that accounts for 4.25%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Valmet payout on ernings is currently 54.05%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Industrials industry, which are 38.25% and 34.62% respectively. Both figures show that Valmet 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 Valmet is EUR 3.24 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of EUR 1.20, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Valmet, compared againt world market average, Finland companies, Industrials industry and Industrial Engineering sector companies.

Valmet payout

Valmet Dividend History

Year Yield  EUR  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Valmet Stock performance

Finally, last moth Valmet showed a return of -9.30% compared to a worldwide 1.12% average, and a 1.26% of Industrials firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a -9.00% versus a worldwide performance of a 5.73%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for Finland and Industrial Engineering firms.

Valmet stock and market return