Royal DSM Dividend yield

 Price  172.75
 Dividend  2.40
 Earnings  4.18
 Cash-flow  8.77
 Book value  44.29
 Equity  45.43

Royal DSM is part of Chemicals business, which is part of Basic Materials industry. Royal DSM is a company from Netherlands, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Royal DSM paid a total dividend of 398 million EUR last year, for a market value of 28,677 millions (Market Cap 28,691 millions). Dividend per share of Royal DSM is 2.40 EUR, and his stock market price 172.75 EUR.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Royal DSM has a dividend yield of 1.39%, lower than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from Netherlands. It is also lower than average of Basic Materials industry. This low dividend yield might has several explanations: company overpriced, expanding their business,...

In addition, you should compare Royal DSM dividend yield with other Chemicals companies or firms from Netherlands.

Dividend yield of Royal DSM

Royal DSM Dividend Payout

About the ability of Royal DSM to maintain his current dividend of EUR 2.40 per share, an amount that accounts for 1.39%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Royal DSM payout on ernings is currently 57.42%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Basic Materials industry, which are 39.27% and 51.13% respectively. Both figures show that Royal DSM 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 Royal DSM is EUR 8.77 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of EUR 2.40, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Royal DSM, compared againt world market average, Netherlands companies, Basic Materials industry and Chemicals sector companies.

Royal DSM payout

Royal DSM Dividend History

Year Yield  EUR  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Royal DSM Stock performance

Finally, last moth Royal DSM showed a return of -4.20% compared to a worldwide -1.33% average, and a -2.32% of Basic Materials 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 Netherlands and Chemicals firms.

Royal DSM stock and market return