Perkinelmer Inc Dividend yield

 Price  174.46
 Dividend  0.28
 Earnings  9.75
 Cash-flow  11.18
 Book value  56.28
 Equity  42.95

Perkinelmer Inc is part of Health Care Equipment and Services business, which is part of Health Care industry. Perkinelmer Inc is a company from USA, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Perkinelmer Inc paid a total dividend of 35 million USD last year, for a market value of 21,982 millions (Market Cap 21,954 millions). Dividend per share of Perkinelmer Inc is 0.28 USD, and his stock market price 174.46 USD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Perkinelmer Inc has a dividend yield of 0.16%, lower than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from USA. It is also lower than average of Health Care industry. This low dividend yield might has several explanations: company overpriced, expanding their business,...

In addition, you should compare Perkinelmer Inc dividend yield with other Health Care Equipment and Services companies or firms from USA.

Dividend yield of Perkinelmer Inc

Perkinelmer Inc Dividend Payout

About the ability of Perkinelmer Inc to maintain his current dividend of USD 0.28 per share, an amount that accounts for 0.16%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Perkinelmer Inc payout on ernings is currently 2.87%, which is lower than the market average and companies of Health Care industry, which are 38.25% and 29.07% respectively. Both figures lead us to believe that there is confidence that Perkinelmer Inccan 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 Perkinelmer Inc is USD 11.18 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of USD 0.28, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Perkinelmer Inc, compared againt world market average, USA companies, Health Care industry and Health Care Equipment and Services sector companies.

Perkinelmer Inc payout

Perkinelmer Inc Dividend History

Year Yield  USD  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Perkinelmer Inc Stock performance

Finally, last moth Perkinelmer Inc showed a return of -2.90% compared to a worldwide 1.12% average, and a 1.32% of Health Care firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 36.00% versus a worldwide performance of a 5.73%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for USA and Health Care Equipment and Services firms.

Perkinelmer Inc stock and market return