Franco-Nevada Dividend yield

 Price  198.94
 Dividend  1.59
 Earnings  4.82
 Cash-flow  6.28
 Book value  39.79
 Equity  38.25

Franco-Nevada is part of Mining business, which is part of Basic Materials industry. Franco-Nevada is a company from Canada, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Franco-Nevada paid a total dividend of 304 million CAD last year, for a market value of 37,998 millions (Market Cap 37,776 millions). Dividend per share of Franco-Nevada is 1.59 CAD, and his stock market price 198.94 CAD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Franco-Nevada has a dividend yield of 0.80%, lower than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from Canada. It is also lower than average of Basic Materials industry. This low dividend yield might has several explanations: company overpriced, expanding their business,...

In addition, you should compare Franco-Nevada dividend yield with other Mining companies or firms from Canada.

Dividend yield of Franco-Nevada

Franco-Nevada Dividend Payout

About the ability of Franco-Nevada to maintain his current dividend of CAD 1.59 per share, an amount that accounts for 0.80%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Franco-Nevada payout on ernings is currently 32.99%, 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 Franco-Nevadacan 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 Franco-Nevada is CAD 6.28 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of CAD 1.59, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Franco-Nevada, compared againt world market average, Canada companies, Basic Materials industry and Mining sector companies.

Franco-Nevada payout

Franco-Nevada Dividend History

Year Yield  CAD  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Franco-Nevada Stock performance

Finally, last moth Franco-Nevada showed a return of 6.60% compared to a worldwide 1.12% average, and a 3.95% of Basic Materials firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 26.30% versus a worldwide performance of a 5.73%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for Canada and Mining firms.

Franco-Nevada stock and market return