Ahold Delhaize Dividend yield




   EUR/share 
 Price  23.75
 Dividend  0.96
 Earnings  1.60
 Cash-flow  5.94
 Book value  11.88
 Equity  12.50

Ahold Delhaize is part of Food and Drug Retailers business, which is part of Consumer Services industry. Ahold Delhaize is a company from Netherlands, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Ahold Delhaize paid a total dividend of 1,017 million EUR last year, for a market value of 25,151 millions (Market Cap 25,160 millions). Dividend per share of Ahold Delhaize is 0.96 EUR, and his stock market price 23.75 EUR.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Ahold Delhaize has a dividend yield of 4.04%, which is higher than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from Netherlands. It is also bigger than average of Consumer Services 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 Ahold Delhaize dividend yield with other Food and Drug Retailers companies or firms from Netherlands.

Dividend yield of Ahold Delhaize

Ahold Delhaize Dividend Payout

About the ability of Ahold Delhaize to maintain his current dividend of EUR 0.96 per share, an amount that accounts for 4.04%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Ahold Delhaize payout on ernings is currently 60.00%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Consumer Services industry, which are 38.17% and 23.35% respectively. Both figures show that Ahold Delhaize 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 Ahold Delhaize is EUR 5.94 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of EUR 0.96, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Ahold Delhaize, compared againt world market average, Netherlands companies, Consumer Services industry and Food and Drug Retailers sector companies.

Ahold Delhaize payout

Ahold Delhaize Dividend History

Year Yield  EUR  Paypout  Shares* 
Present4.04%0.9660.00%1,059
20204.15%0.9650.26%1,072
20194.49%1.0050.25%1,022
20182.85%0.6333.16%1,083
20173.11%0.5772.15%1,272
20162.97%0.5571.43%1,265
20152.33%0.4863.16%894

*In millions

Ahold Delhaize Stock performance

Finally, last moth Ahold Delhaize showed a return of 8.70% compared to a worldwide 4.24% average, and a 2.83% of Consumer Services firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 11.60% versus a worldwide performance of a 53.49%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for Netherlands and Food and Drug Retailers firms.

Ahold Delhaize stock and market return