Rentokil Initial Dividend yield




   GBP/share 
 Price  5.84
 Dividend  0.08
 Earnings  0.15
 Cash-flow  0.30
 Book value  0.61
 Equity  0.58

Rentokil Initial is part of Support Services business, which is part of Industrials industry. Rentokil Initial is a company from UK, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Rentokil Initial paid a total dividend of 149 million GBP last year, for a market value of 10,857 millions (Market Cap 10,849 millions). Dividend per share of Rentokil Initial is 0.08 GBP, and his stock market price 5.84 GBP.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Rentokil Initial has a dividend yield of 1.29%, lower than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from UK. 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 Rentokil Initial dividend yield with other Support Services companies or firms from UK.

Dividend yield of Rentokil Initial

Rentokil Initial Dividend Payout

About the ability of Rentokil Initial to maintain his current dividend of GBP 0.08 per share, an amount that accounts for 1.29%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Rentokil Initial payout on ernings is currently 53.33%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Industrials industry, which are 39.27% and 37.39% respectively. Both figures show that Rentokil Initial 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 Rentokil Initial is GBP 0.30 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of GBP 0.08, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Rentokil Initial, compared againt world market average, UK companies, Industrials industry and Support Services sector companies.

Rentokil Initial payout

Rentokil Initial Dividend History

Year Yield  GBP  Paypout  Shares* 
Present1.29%0.0853.33%1,859
20200.00%0.000.00%1,854
20191.03%0.050.00%1,849
20181.20%0.0410.00%1,843
20171.11%0.0433.33%1,837
20161.42%0.0333.33%1,829
20151.69%0.0318.75%1,810

*In millions

Rentokil Initial Stock performance

Finally, last moth Rentokil Initial showed a return of 0.60% compared to a worldwide -1.33% average, and a -2.02% of Industrials firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 9.00% versus a worldwide performance of a 31.58%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for UK and Support Services firms.

Rentokil Initial stock and market return