Arkema Dividend yield

 Price  103.35
 Dividend  2.70
 Earnings  5.62
 Cash-flow  14.16
 Book value  57.42
 Equity  59.16

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

Arkema paid a total dividend of 208 million EUR last year, for a market value of 7,958 millions (Market Cap 6,897 millions). Dividend per share of Arkema is 2.70 EUR, and his stock market price 103.35 EUR.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Arkema has a dividend yield of 2.61%, which is higher than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from France. It is also bigger than average of Basic Materials 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 Arkema dividend yield with other Chemicals companies or firms from France.

Dividend yield of Arkema

Arkema Dividend Payout

About the ability of Arkema to maintain his current dividend of EUR 2.70 per share, an amount that accounts for 2.61%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Arkema payout on ernings is currently 48.04%, which is higher than the market average, but lower than companies of Basic Materials industry, which are 38.17% and 48.78% respectively. Both figures show that Arkema 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 Arkema is EUR 14.16 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of EUR 2.70, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

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

Arkema payout

Arkema Dividend History

Year Yield  EUR  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Arkema Stock performance

Finally, last moth Arkema showed a return of 13.00% compared to a worldwide 4.24% average, and a 4.66% of Basic Materials firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 64.00% versus a worldwide performance of a 53.49%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for France and Chemicals firms.

Arkema stock and market return