Helvetia Holding AG Dividend yield




   CHF/share 
 Price  111.00
 Dividend  5.00
 Earnings  5.75
 Cash-flow  8.16
 Book value  100.91
 Equity  102.68

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 paid a total dividend of 265 million CHF last year, for a market value of 5,883 millions (Market Cap 3,850 millions). Dividend per share of Helvetia Holding AG is 5.00 CHF, and his stock market price 111.00 CHF.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Helvetia Holding AG has a dividend yield of 4.50%, 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 dividend yield with other Nonlife Insurance companies or firms from Switzerland.

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 5.00 per share, an amount that accounts for 4.50%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Helvetia Holding AG payout on ernings is currently 86.96%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Financials industry, which are 38.16% and 41.40% 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 8.16 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of CHF 5.00, so the company generates 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

Year Yield  CHF  Paypout  Shares* 
Present4.50%5.0086.96%53
20205.35%5.0048.73%53
20193.51%4.8054.36%50
20184.00%22.9847.60%10
20173.83%21.0146.73%10
20163.60%19.0350.41%10
20153.29%18.0139.80%10

*In millions

Helvetia Holding AG Stock performance

Finally, last moth Helvetia Holding AG showed a return of 11.30% compared to a worldwide 4.25% average, and a 4.06% of Financials firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 33.30% versus a worldwide performance of a 53.42%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for Switzerland and Nonlife Insurance firms.

Helvetia Holding AG stock and market return