Orica Dividend yield

 Price  15.71
 Dividend  0.40
 Earnings  0.46
 Cash-flow  0.80
 Book value  8.27
 Equity  7.08

Orica is part of Chemicals business, which is part of Basic Materials industry. Orica is a company from Australia, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Orica stock dividend

Orica paid a total dividend of 182 million AUD last year, for a market value of 7,132 millions (Market Cap 7,116 millions). Orica dividend per share is 0.40 AUD, and his stock market price 15.71 AUD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Orica has a dividend yield of 2.55%, lower than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from Australia. It is also lower than average of Basic Materials industry. This low dividend yield might has several explanations: company overpriced, expanding their business,...

In addition, you should compare Orica stocks dividend with other Chemicals companies or other of the best Australia dividend stocks list.

Dividend yield of Orica

Orica Dividend Payout

About the ability of Orica to maintain his current dividend of AUD 0.40 per share, an amount that accounts for 2.55%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Orica payout on ernings is currently 86.96%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Basic Materials industry, which are 39.34% and 38.07% respectively. Both figures show that Orica 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 Orica is AUD 0.80 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of AUD 0.40, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Orica, compared againt world market average, Australia companies, Basic Materials industry and Chemicals sector companies.

Orica payout

Orica Dividend History

Below you will find a table with the historical evolution of Orica's dividend stock, both in percentage and in AUD, its Payout on Earnings and the number of shares (in case there is an split, number shares altered the dividend per share).

Year Yield  AUD  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Then you can see the evolution of Orica dividend stock, and compare it with the average of Australia stocks and that of the Chemicals stocks.

Orica stock dividend history

Orica Stock performance

Finally, last moth Orica showed a return of -0.30% compared to a worldwide -2.49% average, and a -3.66% of Basic Materials firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 1.60% versus a worldwide performance of a 8.71%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for Australia and Chemicals firms.

Orica stock and market return