Richter Dividend yield

 Price  8,485.00
 Dividend  225.70
 Earnings  619.34
 Cash-flow  719.07
 Book value  4,242.50
 Equity  4,074.61

Richter is part of Pharmaceuticals and Biotechnology business, which is part of Health Care industry. Richter is a company from Hungary, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Richter paid a total dividend of 41,980 million HUF last year, for a market value of 1,578,210 millions (Market Cap 1,181,703 millions). Dividend per share of Richter is 225.70 HUF, and his stock market price 8,485.00 HUF.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Richter has a dividend yield of 2.66%, which is higher than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from Hungary. It is also bigger than average of Health Care 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 Richter dividend yield with other Pharmaceuticals and Biotechnology companies or firms from Hungary.

Dividend yield of Richter

Richter Dividend Payout

About the ability of Richter to maintain his current dividend of HUF 225.70 per share, an amount that accounts for 2.66%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Richter payout on ernings is currently 36.44%, which is lower than the market average, but higher than companies of Health Care industry, which are 39.27% and 31.41% respectively. Both figures show that Richter is in a good position to keep maintaining his 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 Richter is HUF 719.07 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of HUF 225.70, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Richter, compared againt world market average, Hungary companies, Health Care industry and Pharmaceuticals and Biotechnology sector companies.

Richter payout

Richter Dividend History

Year Yield  HUF  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Richter Stock performance

Finally, last moth Richter showed a return of -4.20% compared to a worldwide -1.33% average, and a -3.33% of Health Care firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 29.50% versus a worldwide performance of a 31.58%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for Hungary and Pharmaceuticals and Biotechnology firms.

Richter stock and market return