Cencosud Dividend yield

 Price  1,825.00
 Dividend  102.93
 Earnings  129.43
 Cash-flow  380.21
 Book value  1,303.57
 Equity  1,391.72

Cencosud is part of Food and Drug Retailers business, which is part of Consumer Services industry. Cencosud is a company from Chile, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Cencosud stock dividend

Cencosud paid a total dividend of 291,086 million CLP last year, for a market value of 5,161,100 millions (Market Cap 2,412,749 millions). Cencosud dividend per share is 102.93 CLP, and his stock market price 1,825.00 CLP.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Cencosud has a dividend yield of 5.64%, which is higher than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from Chile. It is also bigger than average of Consumer Services 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 Cencosud stocks dividend with other Food and Drug Retailers companies or other of the best Chile dividend stocks list.

Dividend yield of Cencosud

Cencosud Dividend Payout

About the ability of Cencosud to maintain his current dividend of CLP 102.93 per share, an amount that accounts for 5.64%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Cencosud payout on ernings is currently 79.53%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Consumer Services industry, which are 39.34% and 31.45% respectively. Both figures show that Cencosud 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 Cencosud is CLP 380.21 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of CLP 102.93, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

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

Cencosud payout

Cencosud Dividend History

Below you will find a table with the historical evolution of Cencosud's dividend stock, both in percentage and in CLP, its Payout on Earnings and the number of shares (in case there is an split, number shares altered the dividend per share).

Year Yield  CLP  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Then you can see the evolution of Cencosud dividend stock, and compare it with the average of Chile stocks and that of the Food and Drug Retailers stocks.

Cencosud stock dividend history

Cencosud Stock performance

Finally, last moth Cencosud showed a return of 1.20% compared to a worldwide -2.49% average, and a -3.06% of Consumer Services firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 45.70% versus a worldwide performance of a 8.71%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for Chile and Food and Drug Retailers firms.

Cencosud stock and market return