Divis Laboratories Dividend yield

 Price  3,622.80
 Dividend  31.88
 Earnings  51.98
 Cash-flow  47.17
 Book value  274.45
 Equity  269.33

Divis Laboratories is part of Pharmaceuticals and Biotechnology business, which is part of Health Care industry. Divis Laboratories is a company from India, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Divis Laboratories paid a total dividend of 8,480 million INR last year, for a market value of 963,665 millions (Market Cap 418,366 millions). Dividend per share of Divis Laboratories is 31.88 INR, and his stock market price 3,622.80 INR.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Divis Laboratories has a dividend yield of 0.88%, lower than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from India. 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 Divis Laboratories dividend yield with other Pharmaceuticals and Biotechnology companies or firms from India.

Dividend yield of Divis Laboratories

Divis Laboratories Dividend Payout

About the ability of Divis Laboratories to maintain his current dividend of INR 31.88 per share, an amount that accounts for 0.88%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Divis Laboratories payout on ernings is currently 61.33%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Health Care industry, which are 38.16% and 28.74% respectively. Both figures show that Divis Laboratories 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 Divis Laboratories is INR 47.17 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of INR 31.88, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

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

Divis Laboratories payout

Divis Laboratories Dividend History

Year Yield  INR  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Divis Laboratories Stock performance

Finally, last moth Divis Laboratories showed a return of 7.70% compared to a worldwide 4.25% average, and a 3.06% of Health Care firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 82.10% versus a worldwide performance of a 53.42%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for India and Pharmaceuticals and Biotechnology firms.

Divis Laboratories stock and market return