Reckitt Benckiser Gr Dividend yield

 Price  58.30
 Dividend  1.74
 Earnings  1.86
 Cash-flow  4.94
 Book value  12.67
 Equity  12.92

Reckitt Benckiser Gr is part of Household Goods and Home Constr. business, which is part of Consumer Goods industry. Reckitt Benckiser Gr is a company from UK, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Reckitt Benckiser Gr paid a total dividend of 1,241 million GBP last year, for a market value of 41,568 millions (Market Cap 36,914 millions). Dividend per share of Reckitt Benckiser Gr is 1.74 GBP, and his stock market price 58.30 GBP.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Reckitt Benckiser Gr has a dividend yield of 2.99%, which is higher than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from UK. It is also bigger than average of Consumer Goods 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 Reckitt Benckiser Gr dividend yield with other Household Goods and Home Constr. companies or firms from UK.

Dividend yield of Reckitt Benckiser Gr

Reckitt Benckiser Gr Dividend Payout

About the ability of Reckitt Benckiser Gr to maintain his current dividend of GBP 1.74 per share, an amount that accounts for 2.99%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Reckitt Benckiser Gr payout on ernings is currently 93.55%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Consumer Goods industry, which are 39.27% and 46.27% respectively. Both figures show that Reckitt Benckiser Gr 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 Reckitt Benckiser Gr is GBP 4.94 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of GBP 1.74, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Reckitt Benckiser Gr, compared againt world market average, UK companies, Consumer Goods industry and Household Goods and Home Constr. sector companies.

Reckitt Benckiser Gr payout

Reckitt Benckiser Gr Dividend History

Year Yield  GBP  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Reckitt Benckiser Gr Stock performance

Finally, last moth Reckitt Benckiser Gr showed a return of 5.30% compared to a worldwide -1.33% average, and a -1.56% of Consumer Goods firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a -22.90% versus a worldwide performance of a 31.58%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for UK and Household Goods and Home Constr. firms.

Reckitt Benckiser Gr stock and market return