Viatris Dividend yield

 Price  10.88
 Dividend  0.48
 Earnings  1.18
 Cash-flow  2.47
 Book value  18.13
 Equity  17.88

Viatris is part of Pharmaceuticals and Biotechnology business, which is part of Health Care industry. Viatris is a company from USA, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Viatris paid a total dividend of 580 million USD last year, for a market value of 13,154 millions (Market Cap 13,120 millions). Dividend per share of Viatris is 0.48 USD, and his stock market price 10.88 USD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Viatris has a dividend yield of 4.41%, which is higher than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from USA. It is also bigger than average of Health Care 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 Viatris dividend yield with other Pharmaceuticals and Biotechnology companies or firms from USA.

Dividend yield of Viatris

Viatris Dividend Payout

About the ability of Viatris to maintain his current dividend of USD 0.48 per share, an amount that accounts for 4.41%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Viatris payout on ernings is currently 40.68%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Health Care industry, which are 38.25% and 29.07% respectively. Both figures show that Viatris 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 Viatris is USD 2.47 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of USD 0.48, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Viatris, compared againt world market average, USA companies, Health Care industry and Pharmaceuticals and Biotechnology sector companies.

Viatris payout

Viatris Dividend History

Year Yield  USD  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Viatris Stock performance

Finally, last moth Viatris showed a return of -1.20% compared to a worldwide 1.12% average, and a 1.32% of Health Care firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a -22.10% versus a worldwide performance of a 5.73%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for USA and Pharmaceuticals and Biotechnology firms.

Viatris stock and market return