Ansell Dividend yield

 Price  39.24
 Dividend  0.81
 Earnings  1.92
 Cash-flow  3.19
 Book value  15.70
 Equity  15.61

Ansell is part of Health Care Equipment and Services business, which is part of Health Care industry. Ansell is a company from Australia, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Ansell paid a total dividend of 104 million AUD last year, for a market value of 5,062 millions (Market Cap 5,041 millions). Dividend per share of Ansell is 0.81 AUD, and his stock market price 39.24 AUD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Ansell has a dividend yield of 2.06%, which is lower than the amount offered by the market average , but bigger than Health Care industry. Dividend yields are similar among companies from the same industry, so it is a positive sign for the company.

In addition, you should compare Ansell dividend yield with other Health Care Equipment and Services companies or firms from Australia.

Dividend yield of Ansell

Ansell Dividend Payout

About the ability of Ansell to maintain his current dividend of AUD 0.81 per share, an amount that accounts for 2.06%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Ansell payout on ernings is currently 42.19%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Health Care industry, which are 38.17% and 28.58% respectively. Both figures show that Ansell 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 Ansell is AUD 3.19 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of AUD 0.81, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Ansell, compared againt world market average, Australia companies, Health Care industry and Health Care Equipment and Services sector companies.

Ansell payout

Ansell Dividend History

Year Yield  AUD  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Ansell Stock performance

Finally, last moth Ansell showed a return of 8.80% compared to a worldwide 4.24% average, and a 3.00% of Health Care firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 44.30% versus a worldwide performance of a 53.49%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for Australia and Health Care Equipment and Services firms.

Ansell stock and market return