Rubis Dividend yield

 Price  29.89
 Dividend  1.80
 Earnings  2.74
 Cash-flow  5.75
 Book value  24.91
 Equity  23.83

Rubis is part of Gas Water and Multiutilities business, which is part of Utilities industry. Rubis is a company from France, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Rubis paid a total dividend of 187 million EUR last year, for a market value of 3,109 millions (Market Cap 2,817 millions). Dividend per share of Rubis is 1.80 EUR, and his stock market price 29.89 EUR.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Rubis has a dividend yield of 6.02%, which is higher than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from France. It is also bigger than average of Utilities 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 Rubis dividend yield with other Gas Water and Multiutilities companies or firms from France.

Dividend yield of Rubis

Rubis Dividend Payout

About the ability of Rubis to maintain his current dividend of EUR 1.80 per share, an amount that accounts for 6.02%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Rubis payout on ernings is currently 65.69%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Utilities industry, which are 39.27% and 52.49% respectively. Both figures show that Rubis 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 Rubis is EUR 5.75 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of EUR 1.80, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Rubis, compared againt world market average, France companies, Utilities industry and Gas Water and Multiutilities sector companies.

Rubis payout

Rubis Dividend History

Year Yield  EUR  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Rubis Stock performance

Finally, last moth Rubis showed a return of -8.90% compared to a worldwide -1.33% average, and a -0.64% of Utilities firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a -12.70% versus a worldwide performance of a 31.58%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for France and Gas Water and Multiutilities firms.

Rubis stock and market return