Homeserve Dividend yield

 Price  12.01
 Dividend  0.24
 Earnings  0.54
 Cash-flow  0.57
 Book value  1.91
 Equity  1.88

Homeserve is part of General Retailers business, which is part of Consumer Services industry. Homeserve is a company from UK, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Homeserve paid a total dividend of 80 million GBP last year, for a market value of 4,023 millions (Market Cap 3,299 millions). Dividend per share of Homeserve is 0.24 GBP, and his stock market price 12.01 GBP.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Homeserve has a dividend yield of 2.00%, which is lower than the amount offered by the market average , but bigger than Consumer Services industry. Dividend yields are similar among companies from the same industry, so it is a positive sign for the company.

In addition, you should compare Homeserve dividend yield with other General Retailers companies or firms from UK.

Dividend yield of Homeserve

Homeserve Dividend Payout

About the ability of Homeserve to maintain his current dividend of GBP 0.24 per share, an amount that accounts for 2.00%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Homeserve payout on ernings is currently 44.44%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Consumer Services industry, which are 38.17% and 23.35% respectively. Both figures show that Homeserve 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 Homeserve is GBP 0.57 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of GBP 0.24, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Homeserve, compared againt world market average, UK companies, Consumer Services industry and General Retailers sector companies.

Homeserve payout

Homeserve Dividend History

Year Yield  GBP  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Homeserve Stock performance

Finally, last moth Homeserve showed a return of 15.40% compared to a worldwide 4.24% average, and a 2.83% of Consumer Services firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 13.50% versus a worldwide performance of a 53.49%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for UK and General Retailers firms.

Homeserve stock and market return