Fresenius Med Care Dividend yield

 Price  44.55
 Dividend  1.12
 Earnings  2.84
 Cash-flow  7.30
 Book value  49.50
 Equity  45.08

Fresenius Med Care is part of Health Care Equip. and Services business, which is part of Health Care industry. Fresenius Med Care is a company from Germany, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Fresenius Med Care stock dividend

Fresenius Med Care paid a total dividend of 328 million EUR last year, for a market value of 13,053 millions (Market Cap 9,055 millions). Fresenius Med Care dividend per share is 1.12 EUR, and his stock market price 44.55 EUR.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Fresenius Med Care has a dividend yield of 2.51%, 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 Fresenius Med Care stocks dividend with other Health Care Equip. and Services companies or other of the best Germany dividend stocks list.

Dividend yield of Fresenius Med Care

Fresenius Med Care Dividend Payout

About the ability of Fresenius Med Care to maintain his current dividend of EUR 1.12 per share, an amount that accounts for 2.51%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Fresenius Med Care payout on ernings is currently 39.44%, 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 Fresenius Med Care 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 Fresenius Med Care is EUR 7.30 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of EUR 1.12, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

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

Fresenius Med Care payout

Fresenius Med Care Dividend History

Below you will find a table with the historical evolution of Fresenius Med Care'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 Fresenius Med Care dividend stock, and compare it with the average of Germany stocks and that of the Health Care Equip. and Services stocks.

Fresenius Med Care stock dividend history

Fresenius Med Care Stock performance

Finally, last moth Fresenius Med Care showed a return of -5.70% compared to a worldwide -2.49% average, and a -2.07% of Health Care firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 30.30% versus a worldwide performance of a 8.71%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for Germany and Health Care Equip. and Services firms.

Fresenius Med Care stock and market return