Vestas Wind Systems Dividend yield

 Price  199.75
 Dividend  1.70
 Earnings  4.09
 Cash-flow  7.34
 Book value  35.04
 Equity  34.66

Vestas Wind Systems is part of Alternative Energy business, which is part of Oil and Gas industry. Vestas Wind Systems is a company from Denmark, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Vestas Wind Systems paid a total dividend of 1,715 million DKK last year, for a market value of 201,548 millions (Market Cap 201,361 millions). Dividend per share of Vestas Wind Systems is 1.70 DKK, and his stock market price 199.75 DKK.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Vestas Wind Systems has a dividend yield of 0.85%, lower than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from Denmark. It is also lower than average of Oil and Gas industry. This low dividend yield might has several explanations: company overpriced, expanding their business,...

In addition, you should compare Vestas Wind Systems dividend yield with other Alternative Energy companies or firms from Denmark.

Dividend yield of Vestas Wind Systems

Vestas Wind Systems Dividend Payout

About the ability of Vestas Wind Systems to maintain his current dividend of DKK 1.70 per share, an amount that accounts for 0.85%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Vestas Wind Systems payout on ernings is currently 41.56%, which is higher than the market average, but lower than companies of Oil and Gas industry, which are 38.25% and 49.79% respectively. Both figures show that Vestas Wind Systems should not have problems to continue paying 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 Vestas Wind Systems is DKK 7.34 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of DKK 1.70, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Vestas Wind Systems, compared againt world market average, Denmark companies, Oil and Gas industry and Alternative Energy sector companies.

Vestas Wind Systems payout

Vestas Wind Systems Dividend History

Year Yield  DKK  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Vestas Wind Systems Stock performance

Finally, last moth Vestas Wind Systems showed a return of -8.20% compared to a worldwide 1.12% average, and a 4.54% of Oil and Gas firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a -23.30% versus a worldwide performance of a 5.73%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for Denmark and Alternative Energy firms.

Vestas Wind Systems stock and market return