Hera Dividend yield

 Price  3.27
 Dividend  0.10
 Earnings  0.38
 Cash-flow  0.50
 Book value  2.04
 Equity  1.65

Hera is part of Gas Water and Multiutilities business, which is part of Utilities industry. Hera is a company from Italy, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Hera paid a total dividend of 148 million EUR last year, for a market value of 4,836 millions (Market Cap 2,287 millions). Dividend per share of Hera is 0.10 EUR, and his stock market price 3.27 EUR.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Hera has a dividend yield of 3.06%, which is similar to the amount offered by both the market average and companies from Italy. However, it is lower than the average of Utilities 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 Hera dividend yield with other Gas Water and Multiutilities companies or firms from Italy.

Dividend yield of Hera

Hera Dividend Payout

About the ability of Hera to maintain his current dividend of EUR 0.10 per share, an amount that accounts for 3.06%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Hera payout on ernings is currently 26.32%, which is lower than the market average and companies of Utilities industry, which are 38.16% and 58.26% respectively. Both figures lead us to believe that there is confidence that Heracan maintain his current dividend.

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 Hera is EUR 0.50 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of EUR 0.10, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Hera, compared againt world market average, Italy companies, Utilities industry and Gas Water and Multiutilities sector companies.

Hera payout

Hera Dividend History

Year Yield  EUR  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Hera Stock performance

Finally, last moth Hera showed a return of 10.60% compared to a worldwide 4.25% average, and a 7.19% of Utilities firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 0.00% versus a worldwide performance of a 53.42%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for Italy and Gas Water and Multiutilities firms.

Hera stock and market return