Publicis Groupe Dividend yield

 Price  59.42
 Dividend  2.40
 Earnings  5.50
 Cash-flow  6.60
 Book value  34.95
 Equity  31.61

Publicis Groupe is part of Media business, which is part of Consumer Services industry. Publicis Groupe is a company from France, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Publicis Groupe paid a total dividend of 600 million EUR last year, for a market value of 14,855 millions (Market Cap 13,453 millions). Dividend per share of Publicis Groupe is 2.40 EUR, and his stock market price 59.42 EUR.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Publicis Groupe has a dividend yield of 4.04%, which is higher than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from France. It is also bigger than average of Consumer Services 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 Publicis Groupe dividend yield with other Media companies or firms from France.

Dividend yield of Publicis Groupe

Publicis Groupe Dividend Payout

About the ability of Publicis Groupe to maintain his current dividend of EUR 2.40 per share, an amount that accounts for 4.04%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Publicis Groupe payout on ernings is currently 43.64%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Consumer Services industry, which are 41.22% and 30.83% respectively. Both figures show that Publicis Groupe 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 Publicis Groupe is EUR 6.60 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of EUR 2.40, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Publicis Groupe, compared againt world market average, France companies, Consumer Services industry and Media sector companies.

Publicis Groupe payout

Publicis Groupe Dividend History

Year Yield  EUR  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Publicis Groupe Stock performance

Finally, last moth Publicis Groupe showed a return of -4.80% compared to a worldwide -2.30% average, and a -1.31% of Consumer Services firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 0.40% versus a worldwide performance of a -5.85%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for France and Media firms.

Publicis Groupe stock and market return