Alimentation Couch B Dividend yield

 Price  40.52
 Dividend  0.35
 Earnings  2.98
 Cash-flow  4.55
 Book value  13.07
 Equity  11.92

Alimentation Couch B is part of Food and Drug Retailers business, which is part of Consumer Services industry. Alimentation Couch B is a company from Canada, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Alimentation Couch B paid a total dividend of 296 million CAD last year, for a market value of 34,239 millions (Market Cap 33,269 millions). Dividend per share of Alimentation Couch B is 0.35 CAD, and his stock market price 40.52 CAD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Alimentation Couch B has a dividend yield of 0.86%, lower than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from Canada. It is also lower than average of Consumer Services industry. This low dividend yield might has several explanations: company overpriced, expanding their business,...

In addition, you should compare Alimentation Couch B dividend yield with other Food and Drug Retailers companies or firms from Canada.

Dividend yield of Alimentation Couch B

Alimentation Couch B Dividend Payout

About the ability of Alimentation Couch B to maintain his current dividend of CAD 0.35 per share, an amount that accounts for 0.86%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Alimentation Couch B payout on ernings is currently 11.74%, which is lower than the market average and companies of Consumer Services industry, which are 38.17% and 23.35% respectively. Both figures lead us to believe that there is confidence that Alimentation Couch Bcan 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 Alimentation Couch B is CAD 4.55 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of CAD 0.35, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Alimentation Couch B, compared againt world market average, Canada companies, Consumer Services industry and Food and Drug Retailers sector companies.

Alimentation Couch B payout

Alimentation Couch B Dividend History

Year Yield  CAD  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Alimentation Couch B Stock performance

Finally, last moth Alimentation Couch B showed a return of 5.90% compared to a worldwide 4.24% average, and a 2.83% of Consumer Services firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 22.20% versus a worldwide performance of a 53.49%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for Canada and Food and Drug Retailers firms.

Alimentation Couch B stock and market return