Rational Dividend yield

 Price  662.50
 Dividend  5.70
 Earnings  7.29
 Cash-flow  8.17
 Book value  46.99
 Equity  46.14

Rational is part of Industrial Engineering business, which is part of Industrials industry. Rational is a company from Germany, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Rational paid a total dividend of 63 million EUR last year, for a market value of 7,288 millions (Market Cap 2,200 millions). Dividend per share of Rational is 5.70 EUR, and his stock market price 662.50 EUR.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Rational has a dividend yield of 0.86%, lower than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from Germany. It is also lower than average of Industrials industry. This low dividend yield might has several explanations: company overpriced, expanding their business,...

In addition, you should compare Rational dividend yield with other Industrial Engineering companies or firms from Germany.

Dividend yield of Rational

Rational Dividend Payout

About the ability of Rational to maintain his current dividend of EUR 5.70 per share, an amount that accounts for 0.86%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Rational payout on ernings is currently 78.19%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Industrials industry, which are 38.16% and 33.11% respectively. Both figures show that Rational 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 Rational is EUR 8.17 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of EUR 5.70, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Rational, compared againt world market average, Germany companies, Industrials industry and Industrial Engineering sector companies.

Rational payout

Rational Dividend History

Year Yield  EUR  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Rational Stock performance

Finally, last moth Rational showed a return of -6.60% compared to a worldwide 4.25% average, and a 5.41% of Industrials firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 36.90% versus a worldwide performance of a 53.42%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for Germany and Industrial Engineering firms.

Rational stock and market return