Akzo Nobel Dividend yield




   EUR/share 
 Price  94.38
 Dividend  1.95
 Earnings  3.72
 Cash-flow  6.65
 Book value  30.45
 Equity  32.35

Akzo Nobel is part of Chemicals business, which is part of Basic Materials industry. Akzo Nobel is a company from Netherlands, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Akzo Nobel paid a total dividend of 365 million EUR last year, for a market value of 17,649 millions (Market Cap 17,640 millions). Dividend per share of Akzo Nobel is 1.95 EUR, and his stock market price 94.38 EUR.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Akzo Nobel has a dividend yield of 2.07%, lower than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from Netherlands. 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 Akzo Nobel dividend yield with other Chemicals companies or firms from Netherlands.

Dividend yield of Akzo Nobel

Akzo Nobel Dividend Payout

About the ability of Akzo Nobel to maintain his current dividend of EUR 1.95 per share, an amount that accounts for 2.07%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Akzo Nobel payout on ernings is currently 52.42%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Basic Materials industry, which are 39.27% and 51.13% respectively. Both figures show that Akzo Nobel 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 Akzo Nobel is EUR 6.65 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of EUR 1.95, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Akzo Nobel, compared againt world market average, Netherlands companies, Basic Materials industry and Chemicals sector companies.

Akzo Nobel payout

Akzo Nobel Dividend History

Year Yield  EUR  Paypout  Shares* 
Present2.07%1.9552.42%187
20202.19%1.9262.95%191
20192.03%1.8441.82%209
20183.28%2.3161.44%253
20172.52%1.8442.30%252
20162.67%1.5734.73%248
20152.18%1.4753.07%248

*In millions

Akzo Nobel Stock performance

Finally, last moth Akzo Nobel showed a return of -9.60% compared to a worldwide -1.33% average, and a -2.32% of Basic Materials firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 9.20% versus a worldwide performance of a 31.58%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for Netherlands and Chemicals firms.

Akzo Nobel stock and market return