Dow Inc Dividend yield

 Price  63.72
 Dividend  2.80
 Earnings  9.23
 Cash-flow  9.51
 Book value  24.51
 Equity  20.88

Dow Inc is part of Chemicals business, which is part of Basic Materials industry. Dow Inc is a company from USA, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Dow Inc paid a total dividend of 2,061 million USD last year, for a market value of 46,898 millions (Market Cap 46,843 millions). Dividend per share of Dow Inc is 2.80 USD, and his stock market price 63.72 USD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Dow Inc has a dividend yield of 4.39%, which is higher than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from USA. It is also bigger than average of Basic Materials 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 Dow Inc dividend yield with other Chemicals companies or firms from USA.

Dividend yield of Dow Inc

Dow Inc Dividend Payout

About the ability of Dow Inc to maintain his current dividend of USD 2.80 per share, an amount that accounts for 4.39%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Dow Inc payout on ernings is currently 30.34%, which is lower than the market average and companies of Basic Materials industry, which are 38.25% and 40.37% respectively. Both figures lead us to believe that there is confidence that Dow Inccan 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 Dow Inc is USD 9.51 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of USD 2.80, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Dow Inc, compared againt world market average, USA companies, Basic Materials industry and Chemicals sector companies.

Dow Inc payout

Dow Inc Dividend History

Year Yield  USD  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Dow Inc Stock performance

Finally, last moth Dow Inc showed a return of 8.10% compared to a worldwide 1.12% average, and a 3.95% of Basic Materials firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a -0.30% versus a worldwide performance of a 5.73%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for USA and Chemicals firms.

Dow Inc stock and market return