Republic Services Dividend yield




   USD/share 
 Price  120.06
 Dividend  1.84
 Earnings  3.22
 Cash-flow  7.75
 Book value  26.68
 Equity  25.97

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

Republic Services paid a total dividend of 587 million USD last year, for a market value of 38,299 millions (Market Cap 25,172 millions). Dividend per share of Republic Services is 1.84 USD, and his stock market price 120.06 USD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Republic Services has a dividend yield of 1.53%, lower than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from USA. 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 Republic Services dividend yield with other Support Services companies or firms from USA.

Dividend yield of Republic Services

Republic Services Dividend Payout

About the ability of Republic Services to maintain his current dividend of USD 1.84 per share, an amount that accounts for 1.53%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Republic Services payout on ernings is currently 57.14%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Industrials industry, which are 39.27% and 37.39% respectively. Both figures show that Republic Services 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 Republic Services is USD 7.75 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of USD 1.84, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

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

Republic Services payout

Republic Services Dividend History

Year Yield  USD  Paypout  Shares* 
Present1.53%1.8457.14%319
20201.77%1.7048.02%318
20191.81%1.6247.65%322
20182.08%1.5054.95%325
20172.04%1.3868.32%338
20162.31%1.2853.33%343
20152.73%1.2068.18%351

*In millions

Republic Services Stock performance

Finally, last moth Republic Services showed a return of -3.30% compared to a worldwide -1.33% average, and a -2.02% of Industrials firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 28.60% versus a worldwide performance of a 31.58%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for USA and Support Services firms.

Republic Services stock and market return