Gerdau PN Dividend yield

 Price  25.85
 Dividend  3.18
 Earnings  6.80
 Cash-flow  6.46
 Book value  25.85
 Equity  25.76

Gerdau PN is part of Industrial Metals and Mining business, which is part of Basic Materials industry. Gerdau PN is a company from Brazil, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Gerdau PN stock dividend

Gerdau PN paid a total dividend of 3,663 million BRL last year, for a market value of 29,779 millions (Market Cap 27,928 millions). Gerdau PN dividend per share is 3.18 BRL, and his stock market price 25.85 BRL.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Gerdau PN has a dividend yield of 12.29%, which is higher than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from Brazil. 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 Gerdau PN stocks dividend with other Industrial Metals and Mining companies or other of the high Brazil dividend stocks list.

Dividend yield of Gerdau PN

Gerdau PN Dividend Payout

About the ability of Gerdau PN to maintain his current dividend of BRL 3.18 per share, an amount that accounts for 12.29%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Gerdau PN payout on ernings is currently 46.76%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Basic Materials industry, which are 39.34% and 38.07% respectively. Both figures show that Gerdau PN 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 Gerdau PN is BRL 6.46 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of BRL 3.18, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Gerdau PN, compared againt world market average, Brazil companies, Basic Materials industry and Industrial Metals and Mining sector companies.

Gerdau PN payout

Gerdau PN Dividend History

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

Year Yield  BRL  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Then you can see the evolution of Gerdau PN dividend stock, and compare it with the average of Brazil stocks and that of the Industrial Metals and Mining stocks.

Gerdau PN stock dividend history

Gerdau PN Stock performance

Finally, last moth Gerdau PN showed a return of -11.60% compared to a worldwide -2.49% average, and a -3.66% of Basic Materials firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 16.40% versus a worldwide performance of a 8.71%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for Brazil and Industrial Metals and Mining firms.

Gerdau PN stock and market return