Archer Daniels Mid. Dividend yield

 Price  57.00
 Dividend  1.48
 Earnings  3.50
 Cash-flow  -4.29
 Book value  35.63
 Equity  35.35

Archer Daniels Mid. is part of Food Producers business, which is part of Consumer Goods industry. Archer Daniels Mid. is a company from USA, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Archer Daniels Mid. paid a total dividend of 823 million USD last year, for a market value of 31,692 millions (Market Cap 31,485 millions). Dividend per share of Archer Daniels Mid. is 1.48 USD, and his stock market price 57.00 USD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Archer Daniels Mid. has a dividend yield of 2.60%, which is higher than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from USA. It is also bigger than average of Consumer Goods 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 Archer Daniels Mid. dividend yield with other Food Producers companies or firms from USA.

Dividend yield of Archer Daniels Mid.

Archer Daniels Mid. Dividend Payout

About the ability of Archer Daniels Mid. to maintain his current dividend of USD 1.48 per share, an amount that accounts for 2.60%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Archer Daniels Mid. payout on ernings is currently 42.29%, which is higher than the market average, but lower than companies of Consumer Goods industry, which are 38.16% and 45.22% respectively. Both figures show that Archer Daniels Mid. should not have problems to continue paying his 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 Archer Daniels Mid. is USD -4.29 per share, which is lower than the dividend per share paid by the company of USD 1.48, so the company does not generate enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Archer Daniels Mid., compared againt world market average, USA companies, Consumer Goods industry and Food Producers sector companies.

Archer Daniels Mid. payout

Archer Daniels Mid. Dividend History

Year Yield  USD  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Archer Daniels Mid. Stock performance

Finally, last moth Archer Daniels Mid. showed a return of 0.70% compared to a worldwide 4.25% average, and a 4.48% of Consumer Goods firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 62.00% versus a worldwide performance of a 53.42%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for USA and Food Producers firms.

Archer Daniels Mid. stock and market return