Group 3i Dividend yield

 Price  11.54
 Dividend  0.35
 Earnings  0.22
 Cash-flow  0.13
 Book value  8.24
 Equity  8.15

Group 3i is part of Financial Services business, which is part of Financials industry. Group 3i is a company from UK, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Group 3i paid a total dividend of 341 million GBP last year, for a market value of 11,228 millions (Market Cap 10,976 millions). Dividend per share of Group 3i is 0.35 GBP, and his stock market price 11.54 GBP.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Group 3i has a dividend yield of 3.03%, which is similar to the amount offered by both the market average and companies from UK. However, it is lower than the average of Financials industry. The company should be deeply analized because dividend yields should be similar among companies from the same industry unless they carry an opposite strategy.

In addition, you should compare Group 3i dividend yield with other Financial Services companies or firms from UK.

Dividend yield of Group 3i

Group 3i Dividend Payout

About the ability of Group 3i to maintain his current dividend of GBP 0.35 per share, an amount that accounts for 3.03%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Group 3i payout on ernings is currently 159.09%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Financials industry, which are 38.17% and 41.32% respectively. Both figures show that Group 3i 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 Group 3i is GBP 0.13 per share, which is lower than the dividend per share paid by the company of GBP 0.35, so the company does not generate enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Group 3i, compared againt world market average, UK companies, Financials industry and Financial Services sector companies.

Group 3i payout

Group 3i Dividend History

Year Yield  GBP  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Group 3i Stock performance

Finally, last moth Group 3i showed a return of 4.20% compared to a worldwide 4.24% average, and a 4.05% of Financials firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 45.60% versus a worldwide performance of a 53.49%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for UK and Financial Services firms.

Group 3i stock and market return