Procter & Gamble Dividend yield

 Price  135.43
 Dividend  3.91
 Earnings  5.42
 Cash-flow  7.02
 Book value  18.55
 Equity  18.63

Procter & Gamble is part of Household Goods and Home Constr. business, which is part of Consumer Goods industry. Procter & Gamble is a company from USA, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Procter & Gamble paid a total dividend of 9,681 million USD last year, for a market value of 335,325 millions (Market Cap 329,551 millions). Dividend per share of Procter & Gamble is 3.91 USD, and his stock market price 135.43 USD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Procter & Gamble has a dividend yield of 2.89%, which is higher than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from USA. It is also bigger than average of Consumer Goods industry. This high dividend yield might be a sign to worry about the future of the company so deeper analysis is needed.

In addition, you should compare Procter & Gamble dividend yield with other Household Goods and Home Constr. companies or firms from USA.

Dividend yield of Procter & Gamble

Procter & Gamble Dividend Payout

About the ability of Procter & Gamble to maintain his current dividend of USD 3.91 per share, an amount that accounts for 2.89%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Procter & Gamble payout on ernings is currently 72.14%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Consumer Goods industry, which are 38.16% and 45.22% respectively. Both figures show that Procter & Gamble 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 Procter & Gamble is USD 7.02 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of USD 3.91, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Procter & Gamble, compared againt world market average, USA companies, Consumer Goods industry and Household Goods and Home Constr. sector companies.

Procter & Gamble payout

Procter & Gamble Dividend History

Year Yield  USD  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Procter & Gamble Stock performance

Finally, last moth Procter & Gamble showed a return of 9.60% compared to a worldwide 4.25% average, and a 4.48% of Consumer Goods firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 23.10% versus a worldwide performance of a 53.42%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for USA and Household Goods and Home Constr. firms.

Procter & Gamble stock and market return