Dechra Pharmaceutica Dividend yield

 Price  40.56
 Dividend  0.41
 Earnings  1.25
 Cash-flow  0.82
 Book value  5.88
 Equity  5.87

Dechra Pharmaceutica is part of Pharmaceuticals and Biotechnology business, which is part of Health Care industry. Dechra Pharmaceutica is a company from UK, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Dechra Pharmaceutica paid a total dividend of 44 million GBP last year, for a market value of 4,380 millions (Market Cap 4,252 millions). Dividend per share of Dechra Pharmaceutica is 0.41 GBP, and his stock market price 40.56 GBP.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Dechra Pharmaceutica has a dividend yield of 1.02%, lower than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from UK. It is also lower than average of Health Care industry. This low dividend yield might has several explanations: company overpriced, expanding their business,...

In addition, you should compare Dechra Pharmaceutica dividend yield with other Pharmaceuticals and Biotechnology companies or firms from UK.

Dividend yield of Dechra Pharmaceutica

Dechra Pharmaceutica Dividend Payout

About the ability of Dechra Pharmaceutica to maintain his current dividend of GBP 0.41 per share, an amount that accounts for 1.02%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Dechra Pharmaceutica payout on ernings is currently 32.80%, which is lower than the market average, but higher than companies of Health Care industry, which are 38.25% and 29.07% respectively. Both figures show that Dechra Pharmaceutica is in a good position to keep maintaining his 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 Dechra Pharmaceutica is GBP 0.82 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of GBP 0.41, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Dechra Pharmaceutica, compared againt world market average, UK companies, Health Care industry and Pharmaceuticals and Biotechnology sector companies.

Dechra Pharmaceutica payout

Dechra Pharmaceutica Dividend History

Year Yield  GBP  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Dechra Pharmaceutica Stock performance

Finally, last moth Dechra Pharmaceutica showed a return of -1.50% compared to a worldwide 1.12% average, and a 1.32% of Health Care firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 18.30% versus a worldwide performance of a 5.73%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for UK and Pharmaceuticals and Biotechnology firms.

Dechra Pharmaceutica stock and market return