Continental Dividend yield

 Price  68.62
 Dividend  1.50
 Earnings  1.56
 Cash-flow  11.44
 Book value  68.62
 Equity  65.00

Continental is part of Automobiles and Parts business, which is part of Consumer Goods industry. Continental is a company from Germany, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Continental stock dividend

Continental paid a total dividend of 300 million EUR last year, for a market value of 13,724 millions (Market Cap 7,411 millions). Continental dividend per share is 1.50 EUR, and his stock market price 68.62 EUR.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Continental has a dividend yield of 2.19%, lower than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from Germany. It is also lower than average of Consumer Goods industry. This low dividend yield might has several explanations: company overpriced, expanding their business,...

In addition, you should compare Continental stocks dividend with other Automobiles and Parts companies or other of the best Germany dividend stocks list.

Dividend yield of Continental

Continental Dividend Payout

About the ability of Continental to maintain his current dividend of EUR 1.50 per share, an amount that accounts for 2.19%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Continental payout on ernings is currently 96.15%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Consumer Goods industry, which are 39.34% and 40.18% respectively. Both figures show that Continental 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 Continental is EUR 11.44 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of EUR 1.50, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Continental, compared againt world market average, Germany companies, Consumer Goods industry and Automobiles and Parts sector companies.

Continental payout

Continental Dividend History

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

Year Yield  EUR  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Then you can see the evolution of Continental dividend stock, and compare it with the average of Germany stocks and that of the Automobiles and Parts stocks.

Continental stock dividend history

Continental Stock performance

Finally, last moth Continental showed a return of -5.50% compared to a worldwide -2.49% average, and a -1.86% of Consumer Goods firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 19.40% versus a worldwide performance of a 8.71%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for Germany and Automobiles and Parts firms.

Continental stock and market return