Proximus Dividend yield




   EUR/share 
 Price  18.56
 Dividend  1.50
 Earnings  3.15
 Cash-flow  4.64
 Book value  8.84
 Equity  8.90

Proximus is part of Fixed Line Telecommunications business, which is part of Telecommunications industry. Proximus is a company from Belgium and Lux., and his stocks are publicly traded.

Proximus paid a total dividend of 485 million EUR last year, for a market value of 5,995 millions (Market Cap 2,596 millions). Dividend per share of Proximus is 1.50 EUR, and his stock market price 18.56 EUR.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Proximus has a dividend yield of 8.08%, which is higher than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from Belgium and Lux.. It is also bigger than average of Telecommunications 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 Proximus dividend yield with other Fixed Line Telecommunications companies or firms from Belgium and Lux..

Dividend yield of Proximus

Proximus Dividend Payout

About the ability of Proximus to maintain his current dividend of EUR 1.50 per share, an amount that accounts for 8.08%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Proximus payout on ernings is currently 47.62%, which is higher than the market average, but lower than companies of Telecommunications industry, which are 38.17% and 54.76% respectively. Both figures show that Proximus should not have problems to continue paying his 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 Proximus is EUR 4.64 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of EUR 1.50, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Proximus, compared againt world market average, Belgium and Lux. companies, Telecommunications industry and Fixed Line Telecommunications sector companies.

Proximus payout

Proximus Dividend History

Year Yield  EUR  Paypout  Shares* 
Present8.08%1.5047.62%323
20209.25%1.5059.29%323
20195.88%1.5051.72%323
20186.35%1.5053.38%323
20175.48%1.5054.74%323
20165.62%1.5057.92%318
20154.80%1.5048.39%318

*In millions

Proximus Stock performance

Finally, last moth Proximus showed a return of 14.60% compared to a worldwide 4.24% average, and a 3.59% of Telecommunications firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a -11.10% versus a worldwide performance of a 53.49%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for Belgium and Lux. and Fixed Line Telecommunications firms.

Proximus stock and market return