Continental Dividend yield

 Price  112.70
 Dividend  3.00
 Earnings  -2.53
 Cash-flow  13.58
 Book value  62.61
 Equity  68.38

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 paid a total dividend of 600 million EUR last year, for a market value of 22,540 millions (Market Cap 12,172 millions). Dividend per share of Continental is 3.00 EUR, and his stock market price 112.70 EUR.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Continental has a dividend yield of 2.66%, which is higher than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from Germany. It is also bigger than average of Consumer Goods 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 Continental dividend yield with other Automobiles and Parts companies or firms from Germany.

Dividend yield of Continental

Continental Dividend Payout

About the ability of Continental to maintain his current dividend of EUR 3.00 per share, an amount that accounts for 2.66%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Continental payout on ernings is currently -118.58%, which is lower than the market average and companies of Consumer Goods industry, which are 38.16% and 45.22% respectively. Both figures lead us to believe that there is confidence that Continentalcan maintain his current 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 Continental is EUR 13.58 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of EUR 3.00, 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

Year Yield  EUR  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Continental Stock performance

Finally, last moth Continental showed a return of -5.20% compared to a worldwide 4.25% average, and a 4.48% of Consumer Goods firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 71.80% versus a worldwide performance of a 53.42%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for Germany and Automobiles and Parts firms.

Continental stock and market return