Danone Dividend yield




   EUR/share 
 Price  50.03
 Dividend  1.94
 Earnings  2.18
 Cash-flow  5.27
 Book value  25.02
 Equity  23.96

Danone is part of Food Producers business, which is part of Consumer Goods industry. Danone is a company from France, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Danone paid a total dividend of 1,261 million EUR last year, for a market value of 32,520 millions (Market Cap 30,013 millions). Dividend per share of Danone is 1.94 EUR, and his stock market price 50.03 EUR.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Danone has a dividend yield of 3.88%, which is higher than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from France. 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 Danone dividend yield with other Food Producers companies or firms from France.

Dividend yield of Danone

Danone Dividend Payout

About the ability of Danone to maintain his current dividend of EUR 1.94 per share, an amount that accounts for 3.88%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Danone payout on ernings is currently 88.99%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Consumer Goods industry, which are 38.25% and 43.24% respectively. Both figures show that Danone 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 Danone is EUR 5.27 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of EUR 1.94, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Danone, compared againt world market average, France companies, Consumer Goods industry and Food Producers sector companies.

Danone payout

Danone Dividend History

Year Yield  EUR  Paypout  Shares* 
Present3.88%1.9488.99%650
20213.55%1.9472.93%650
20203.91%2.1067.52%649
20192.63%1.9451.73%647
20183.09%1.9048.22%647
20172.43%1.7060.07%633
20162.70%1.6072.40%611
20152.26%1.5079.37%611

*In millions

Danone Stock performance

Finally, last moth Danone showed a return of -7.90% compared to a worldwide 1.12% average, and a -2.67% of Consumer Goods firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a -14.50% versus a worldwide performance of a 5.73%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for France and Food Producers firms.

Danone stock and market return