Rexel S.A. Dividend yield

 Price  16.77
 Dividend  0.46
 Earnings  -0.66
 Cash-flow  2.33
 Book value  12.90
 Equity  13.20

Rexel S.A. is part of Electronic and Electrical Equipment business, which is part of Industrials industry. Rexel S.A. is a company from France, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Rexel S.A. paid a total dividend of 139 million EUR last year, for a market value of 5,081 millions (Market Cap 5,084 millions). Dividend per share of Rexel S.A. is 0.46 EUR, and his stock market price 16.77 EUR.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Rexel S.A. has a dividend yield of 2.74%, which is higher than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from France. It is also bigger than average of Industrials 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 Rexel S.A. dividend yield with other Electronic and Electrical Equipment companies or firms from France.

Dividend yield of Rexel S.A.

Rexel S.A. Dividend Payout

About the ability of Rexel S.A. to maintain his current dividend of EUR 0.46 per share, an amount that accounts for 2.74%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Rexel S.A. payout on ernings is currently -69.70%, which is lower than the market average and companies of Industrials industry, which are 39.27% and 37.39% respectively. Both figures lead us to believe that there is confidence that Rexel S.A.can maintain his current dividend.

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 Rexel S.A. is EUR 2.33 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of EUR 0.46, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Rexel S.A., compared againt world market average, France companies, Industrials industry and Electronic and Electrical Equipment sector companies.

Rexel S.A. payout

Rexel S.A. Dividend History

Year Yield  EUR  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Rexel S.A. Stock performance

Finally, last moth Rexel S.A. showed a return of -5.40% compared to a worldwide -1.33% average, and a -2.02% of Industrials firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 56.10% versus a worldwide performance of a 31.58%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for France and Electronic and Electrical Equipment firms.

Rexel S.A. stock and market return