Atlas Copco A Dividend yield

 Price  531.60
 Dividend  7.02
 Earnings  13.77
 Cash-flow  18.27
 Book value  43.93
 Equity  43.71

Atlas Copco A is part of Industrial Engineering business, which is part of Industrials industry. Atlas Copco A is a company from Sweden, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Atlas Copco A paid a total dividend of 5,784 million SEK last year, for a market value of 438,038 millions (Market Cap 334,362 millions). Dividend per share of Atlas Copco A is 7.02 SEK, and his stock market price 531.60 SEK.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Atlas Copco A has a dividend yield of 1.32%, lower than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from Sweden. It is also lower than average of Industrials industry. This low dividend yield might has several explanations: company overpriced, expanding their business,...

In addition, you should compare Atlas Copco A dividend yield with other Industrial Engineering companies or firms from Sweden.

Dividend yield of Atlas Copco A

Atlas Copco A Dividend Payout

About the ability of Atlas Copco A to maintain his current dividend of SEK 7.02 per share, an amount that accounts for 1.32%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Atlas Copco A payout on ernings is currently 50.98%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Industrials industry, which are 38.17% and 33.06% respectively. Both figures show that Atlas Copco A 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 Atlas Copco A is SEK 18.27 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of SEK 7.02, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Atlas Copco A, compared againt world market average, Sweden companies, Industrials industry and Industrial Engineering sector companies.

Atlas Copco A payout

Atlas Copco A Dividend History

Year Yield  SEK  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Atlas Copco A Stock performance

Finally, last moth Atlas Copco A showed a return of 10.30% compared to a worldwide 4.24% average, and a 5.39% of Industrials firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 59.20% versus a worldwide performance of a 53.49%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for Sweden and Industrial Engineering firms.

Atlas Copco A stock and market return