Nestle Dividend yield

 Price  107.90
 Dividend  2.95
 Earnings  3.61
 Cash-flow  4.42
 Book value  15.64
 Equity  17.70

Nestle is part of Food Producers business, which is part of Consumer Goods industry. Nestle is a company from Switzerland, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Nestle stock dividend

Nestle paid a total dividend of 7,950 million CHF last year, for a market value of 290,791 millions (Market Cap 290,747 millions). Nestle dividend per share is 2.95 CHF, and his stock market price 107.90 CHF.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Nestle has a dividend yield of 2.73%, lower than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from Switzerland. It is also lower than average of Consumer Goods industry. This low dividend yield might has several explanations: company overpriced, expanding their business,...

In addition, you should compare Nestle stocks dividend with other Food Producers companies or other of the highest Switzerland dividend stocks list.

Dividend yield of Nestle

Nestle Dividend Payout

About the ability of Nestle to maintain his current dividend of CHF 2.95 per share, an amount that accounts for 2.73%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Nestle payout on ernings is currently 81.72%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Consumer Goods industry, which are 39.87% and 43.43% respectively. Both figures show that Nestle 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 Nestle is CHF 4.42 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of CHF 2.95, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Nestle, compared againt world market average, Switzerland companies, Consumer Goods industry and Food Producers sector companies.

Nestle payout

Nestle Dividend History

Below you will find a table with the historical evolution of Nestle'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 Nestle dividend stock, and compare it with the average of Switzerland stocks and that of the Food Producers stocks.

Nestle stock dividend history

Nestle Stock performance

Finally, last moth Nestle showed a return of -5.80% compared to a worldwide -2.16% average, and a -2.57% of Consumer Goods firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a -7.80% versus a worldwide performance of a 0.43%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for Switzerland and Food Producers firms.

Nestle stock and market return