Hennes & Mauritz B Dividend yield




   SEK/share 
 Price  126.18
 Dividend  6.50
 Earnings  6.64
 Cash-flow  26.85
 Book value  36.05
 Equity  34.58

Hennes & Mauritz B is part of General Retailers business, which is part of Consumer Services industry. Hennes & Mauritz B is a company from Sweden, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Hennes & Mauritz B paid a total dividend of 9,497 million SEK last year, for a market value of 184,349 millions (Market Cap 110,467 millions). Dividend per share of Hennes & Mauritz B is 6.50 SEK, and his stock market price 126.18 SEK.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Hennes & Mauritz B has a dividend yield of 5.15%, which is higher than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from Sweden. It is also bigger than average of Consumer Services 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 Hennes & Mauritz B dividend yield with other General Retailers companies or firms from Sweden.

Dividend yield of Hennes & Mauritz B

Hennes & Mauritz B Dividend Payout

About the ability of Hennes & Mauritz B to maintain his current dividend of SEK 6.50 per share, an amount that accounts for 5.15%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Hennes & Mauritz B payout on ernings is currently 97.89%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Consumer Services industry, which are 38.25% and 25.53% respectively. Both figures show that Hennes & Mauritz B 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 Hennes & Mauritz B is SEK 26.85 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of SEK 6.50, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Hennes & Mauritz B, compared againt world market average, Sweden companies, Consumer Services industry and General Retailers sector companies.

Hennes & Mauritz B payout

Hennes & Mauritz B Dividend History

Year Yield  SEK  Paypout  Shares* 
Present5.15%6.5097.89%1,461
20213.65%6.500.00%1,461
20205.67%9.75110.54%1,461
20195.12%9.75124.84%1,461
20187.74%9.7596.73%1,461
20175.76%9.7584.64%1,461
20163.64%9.7576.05%1,461
20153.01%9.7480.70%1,461

*In millions

Hennes & Mauritz B Stock performance

Finally, last moth Hennes & Mauritz B showed a return of -21.40% compared to a worldwide 1.12% average, and a 0.56% of Consumer Services firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a -35.90% versus a worldwide performance of a 5.73%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for Sweden and General Retailers firms.

Hennes & Mauritz B stock and market return