RTL Group Dividend yield

 Price  50.40
 Dividend  3.00
 Earnings  9.16
 Cash-flow  5.73
 Book value  29.65
 Equity  26.71

RTL Group is part of Media business, which is part of Consumer Services industry. RTL Group is a company from Germany, and his stocks are publicly traded.

RTL Group paid a total dividend of 465 million EUR last year, for a market value of 7,812 millions (Market Cap 1,942 millions). Dividend per share of RTL Group is 3.00 EUR, and his stock market price 50.40 EUR.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, RTL Group has a dividend yield of 5.95%, which is higher than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from Germany. 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 RTL Group dividend yield with other Media companies or firms from Germany.

Dividend yield of RTL Group

RTL Group Dividend Payout

About the ability of RTL Group to maintain his current dividend of EUR 3.00 per share, an amount that accounts for 5.95%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). RTL Group payout on ernings is currently 32.75%, which is lower than the market average, but higher than companies of Consumer Services industry, which are 38.25% and 25.53% respectively. Both figures show that RTL Group is in a good position to keep maintaining 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 RTL Group is EUR 5.73 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of EUR 3.00, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

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

RTL Group payout

RTL Group Dividend History

Year Yield  EUR  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

RTL Group Stock performance

Finally, last moth RTL Group showed a return of 0.90% compared to a worldwide 1.12% average, and a 0.56% of Consumer Services firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 0.90% versus a worldwide performance of a 5.73%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for Germany and Media firms.

RTL Group stock and market return