Helvetia Holding AG Dividend yield

 Price  134.60
 Dividend  5.90
 Earnings  12.35
 Cash-flow  0.00
 Book value  84.13
 Equity  95.00

Helvetia Holding AG is part of Nonlife Insurance business, which is part of Financials industry. Helvetia Holding AG is a company from Switzerland, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Helvetia Holding AG stock dividend

Helvetia Holding AG paid a total dividend of 313 million CHF last year, for a market value of 7,134 millions (Market Cap 4,682 millions). Helvetia Holding AG dividend per share is 5.90 CHF, and his stock market price 134.60 CHF.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Helvetia Holding AG has a dividend yield of 4.38%, which is higher than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from Switzerland. It is also bigger than average of Financials 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 Helvetia Holding AG stocks dividend with other Nonlife Insurance companies or other of the highest Switzerland dividend stocks list.

Dividend yield of Helvetia Holding AG

Helvetia Holding AG Dividend Payout

About the ability of Helvetia Holding AG to maintain his current dividend of CHF 5.90 per share, an amount that accounts for 4.38%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Helvetia Holding AG payout on ernings is currently 47.77%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Financials industry, which are 39.34% and 46.18% respectively. Both figures show that Helvetia Holding AG 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 Helvetia Holding AG is CHF 0.00 per share, which is lower than the dividend per share paid by the company of CHF 5.90, 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 Helvetia Holding AG, compared againt world market average, Switzerland companies, Financials industry and Nonlife Insurance sector companies.

Helvetia Holding AG payout

Helvetia Holding AG Dividend History

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

Year Yield  CHF  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Then you can see the evolution of Helvetia Holding AG dividend stock, and compare it with the average of Switzerland stocks and that of the Nonlife Insurance stocks.

Helvetia Holding AG stock dividend history

Helvetia Holding AG Stock performance

Finally, last moth Helvetia Holding AG showed a return of 4.50% compared to a worldwide -2.49% average, and a -3.03% of Financials firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 24.50% versus a worldwide performance of a 8.71%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for Switzerland and Nonlife Insurance firms.

Helvetia Holding AG stock and market return