Air Products & Chem. Dividend yield

 Price  281.34
 Dividend  5.99
 Earnings  8.71
 Cash-flow  14.81
 Book value  55.16
 Equity  52.47

Air Products & Chem. is part of Chemicals business, which is part of Basic Materials industry. Air Products & Chem. is a company from USA, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Air Products & Chem. paid a total dividend of 1,324 million USD last year, for a market value of 62,176 millions (Market Cap 62,014 millions). Dividend per share of Air Products & Chem. is 5.99 USD, and his stock market price 281.34 USD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Air Products & Chem. has a dividend yield of 2.13%, lower than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from USA. It is also lower than average of Basic Materials industry. This low dividend yield might has several explanations: company overpriced, expanding their business,...

In addition, you should compare Air Products & Chem. dividend yield with other Chemicals companies or firms from USA.

Dividend yield of Air Products & Chem.

Air Products & Chem. Dividend Payout

About the ability of Air Products & Chem. to maintain his current dividend of USD 5.99 per share, an amount that accounts for 2.13%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Air Products & Chem. payout on ernings is currently 68.77%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Basic Materials industry, which are 38.17% and 48.78% respectively. Both figures show that Air Products & Chem. 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 Air Products & Chem. is USD 14.81 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of USD 5.99, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Air Products & Chem., compared againt world market average, USA companies, Basic Materials industry and Chemicals sector companies.

Air Products & Chem. payout

Air Products & Chem. Dividend History

Year Yield  USD  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Air Products & Chem. Stock performance

Finally, last moth Air Products & Chem. showed a return of 10.10% compared to a worldwide 4.24% average, and a 4.66% of Basic Materials firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 40.90% versus a worldwide performance of a 53.49%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for USA and Chemicals firms.

Air Products & Chem. stock and market return