Volkswagen Dividend yield

 Price  131.90
 Dividend  8.71
 Earnings  42.55
 Cash-flow  57.35
 Book value  329.75
 Equity  283.67

Volkswagen is part of Automobiles and Parts business, which is part of Consumer Goods industry. Volkswagen is a company from Germany, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Volkswagen stock dividend

Volkswagen paid a total dividend of 2,569 million EUR last year, for a market value of 38,911 millions (Market Cap 3,777 millions). Volkswagen dividend per share is 8.71 EUR, and his stock market price 131.90 EUR.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Volkswagen has a dividend yield of 6.60%, which is higher than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from Germany. It is also bigger than average of Consumer Goods 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 Volkswagen stocks dividend with other Automobiles and Parts companies or other of the high Germany dividend stocks list.

Dividend yield of Volkswagen

Volkswagen Dividend Payout

About the ability of Volkswagen to maintain his current dividend of EUR 8.71 per share, an amount that accounts for 6.60%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Volkswagen payout on ernings is currently 20.47%, which is lower than the market average and companies of Consumer Goods industry, which are 39.34% and 40.18% respectively. Both figures lead us to believe that there is confidence that Volkswagencan maintain his current 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 Volkswagen is EUR 57.35 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of EUR 8.71, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Volkswagen, compared againt world market average, Germany companies, Consumer Goods industry and Automobiles and Parts sector companies.

Volkswagen payout

Volkswagen Dividend History

Below you will find a table with the historical evolution of Volkswagen'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

Then you can see the evolution of Volkswagen dividend stock, and compare it with the average of Germany stocks and that of the Automobiles and Parts stocks.

Volkswagen stock dividend history

Volkswagen Stock performance

Finally, last moth Volkswagen showed a return of -9.30% compared to a worldwide -2.49% average, and a -1.86% of Consumer Goods firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a -19.40% versus a worldwide performance of a 8.71%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for Germany and Automobiles and Parts firms.

Volkswagen stock and market return