Ramsay Health Care Dividend yield

 Price  69.62
 Dividend  1.52
 Earnings  2.02
 Cash-flow  6.63
 Book value  16.58
 Equity  15.91

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

Ramsay Health Care paid a total dividend of 348 million AUD last year, for a market value of 15,943 millions (Market Cap 12,165 millions). Dividend per share of Ramsay Health Care is 1.52 AUD, and his stock market price 69.62 AUD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Ramsay Health Care has a dividend yield of 2.18%, which is lower than the amount offered by the market average , but bigger than Health Care industry. Dividend yields are similar among companies from the same industry, so it is a positive sign for the company.

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

Dividend yield of Ramsay Health Care

Ramsay Health Care Dividend Payout

About the ability of Ramsay Health Care to maintain his current dividend of AUD 1.52 per share, an amount that accounts for 2.18%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Ramsay Health Care payout on ernings is currently 75.25%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Health Care industry, which are 39.27% and 31.41% respectively. Both figures show that Ramsay Health Care 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 Ramsay Health Care is AUD 6.63 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of AUD 1.52, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

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

Ramsay Health Care payout

Ramsay Health Care Dividend History

Year Yield  AUD  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Ramsay Health Care Stock performance

Finally, last moth Ramsay Health Care showed a return of 1.00% compared to a worldwide -1.33% average, and a -3.33% of Health Care firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 5.40% versus a worldwide performance of a 31.58%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for Australia and Health Care Equipment and Services firms.

Ramsay Health Care stock and market return