Veolia Environnement Dividend yield

 Price  29.09
 Dividend  0.59
 Earnings  0.59
 Cash-flow  4.22
 Book value  13.22
 Equity  10.35

Veolia Environnement is part of Gas Water and Multiutilities business, which is part of Utilities industry. Veolia Environnement is a company from France, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Veolia Environnement paid a total dividend of 405 million EUR last year, for a market value of 19,985 millions (Market Cap 18,095 millions). Dividend per share of Veolia Environnement is 0.59 EUR, and his stock market price 29.09 EUR.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Veolia Environnement has a dividend yield of 2.02%, lower than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from France. It is also lower than average of Utilities industry. This low dividend yield might has several explanations: company overpriced, expanding their business,...

In addition, you should compare Veolia Environnement dividend yield with other Gas Water and Multiutilities companies or firms from France.

Dividend yield of Veolia Environnement

Veolia Environnement Dividend Payout

About the ability of Veolia Environnement to maintain his current dividend of EUR 0.59 per share, an amount that accounts for 2.02%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Veolia Environnement payout on ernings is currently 100.00%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Utilities industry, which are 38.25% and 54.88% respectively. Both figures show that Veolia Environnement 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 Veolia Environnement is EUR 4.22 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of EUR 0.59, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Veolia Environnement, compared againt world market average, France companies, Utilities industry and Gas Water and Multiutilities sector companies.

Veolia Environnement payout

Veolia Environnement Dividend History

Year Yield  EUR  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Veolia Environnement Stock performance

Finally, last moth Veolia Environnement showed a return of -6.80% compared to a worldwide 1.12% average, and a 2.24% of Utilities firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 38.00% versus a worldwide performance of a 5.73%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for France and Gas Water and Multiutilities firms.

Veolia Environnement stock and market return