Essilor Intl Dividend yield

 Price  173.90
 Dividend  3.23
 Earnings  7.76
 Cash-flow  10.73
 Book value  82.81
 Equity  81.68

Essilor Intl is part of Health Care Equip. and Services business, which is part of Health Care industry. Essilor Intl is a company from France, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Essilor Intl stock dividend

Essilor Intl paid a total dividend of 1,437 million EUR last year, for a market value of 77,386 millions (Market Cap 52,228 millions). Essilor Intl dividend per share is 3.23 EUR, and his stock market price 173.90 EUR.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Essilor Intl has a dividend yield of 1.86%, which is lower than the amount offered by the market average , but bigger than Health Care industry. Dividend yields are similar among companies from the same industry, so it is a positive sign for the company.

In addition, you should compare Essilor Intl stocks dividend with other Health Care Equip. and Services companies or other of the highest France dividend stocks list.

Dividend yield of Essilor Intl

Essilor Intl Dividend Payout

About the ability of Essilor Intl to maintain his current dividend of EUR 3.23 per share, an amount that accounts for 1.86%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Essilor Intl payout on ernings is currently 41.62%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Health Care industry, which are 39.34% and 23.54% respectively. Both figures show that Essilor Intl 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 Essilor Intl is EUR 10.73 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of EUR 3.23, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Essilor Intl, compared againt world market average, France companies, Health Care industry and Health Care Equip. and Services sector companies.

Essilor Intl payout

Essilor Intl Dividend History

Below you will find a table with the historical evolution of Essilor Intl's dividend stock, both in percentage and in EUR, its Payout on Earnings and the number of shares (in case there is an split, number shares altered the dividend per share).

Year Yield  EUR  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Then you can see the evolution of Essilor Intl dividend stock, and compare it with the average of France stocks and that of the Health Care Equip. and Services stocks.

Essilor Intl stock dividend history

Essilor Intl Stock performance

Finally, last moth Essilor Intl showed a return of -4.90% compared to a worldwide -2.49% average, and a -2.07% of Health Care firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 16.50% versus a worldwide performance of a 8.71%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for France and Health Care Equip. and Services firms.

Essilor Intl stock and market return