Compass Group Dividend yield

 Price  19.93
 Dividend  0.37
 Earnings  0.87
 Cash-flow  0.95
 Book value  3.38
 Equity  3.09

Compass Group is part of Travel and Leisure business, which is part of Consumer Services industry. Compass Group is a company from UK, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Compass Group stock dividend

Compass Group paid a total dividend of 646 million GBP last year, for a market value of 34,778 millions (Market Cap 34,710 millions). Compass Group dividend per share is 0.37 GBP, and his stock market price 19.93 GBP.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Compass Group has a dividend yield of 1.86%, lower than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from UK. It is also lower than average of Consumer Services industry. This low dividend yield might has several explanations: company overpriced, expanding their business,...

In addition, you should compare Compass Group stocks dividend with other Travel and Leisure companies or other of the best UK dividend stocks list.

Dividend yield of Compass Group

Compass Group Dividend Payout

About the ability of Compass Group to maintain his current dividend of GBP 0.37 per share, an amount that accounts for 1.86%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Compass Group payout on ernings is currently 42.53%, 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 Compass Group 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 Compass Group is GBP 0.95 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of GBP 0.37, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Compass Group, compared againt world market average, UK companies, Consumer Services industry and Travel and Leisure sector companies.

Compass Group payout

Compass Group Dividend History

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

Year Yield  GBP  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Then you can see the evolution of Compass Group dividend stock, and compare it with the average of UK stocks and that of the Travel and Leisure stocks.

Compass Group stock dividend history

Compass Group Stock performance

Finally, last moth Compass Group showed a return of -1.70% compared to a worldwide -2.49% average, and a -3.06% of Consumer Services firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 7.20% versus a worldwide performance of a 8.71%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for UK and Travel and Leisure firms.

Compass Group stock and market return