Smiths Group Dividend yield

 Price  16.40
 Dividend  0.40
 Earnings  3.09
 Cash-flow  0.93
 Book value  7.81
 Equity  7.17

Smiths Group is part of General Industrials business, which is part of Industrials industry. Smiths Group is a company from UK, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Smiths Group stock dividend

Smiths Group paid a total dividend of 141 million GBP last year, for a market value of 5,773 millions (Market Cap 5,768 millions). Smiths Group dividend per share is 0.40 GBP, and his stock market price 16.40 GBP.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Smiths Group has a dividend yield of 2.45%, lower than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from UK. 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 Smiths Group stocks dividend with other General Industrials companies or other of the high UK dividend stocks list.

Dividend yield of Smiths Group

Smiths Group Dividend Payout

About the ability of Smiths Group to maintain his current dividend of GBP 0.40 per share, an amount that accounts for 2.45%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Smiths Group payout on ernings is currently 12.94%, which is lower than the market average and companies of Industrials industry, which are 39.34% and 37.26% respectively. Both figures lead us to believe that there is confidence that Smiths Groupcan 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 Smiths Group is GBP 0.93 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of GBP 0.40, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Smiths Group, compared againt world market average, UK companies, Industrials industry and General Industrials sector companies.

Smiths Group payout

Smiths Group Dividend History

Below you will find a table with the historical evolution of Smiths Group's dividend stock, both in percentage and in GBP, its Payout on Earnings and the number of shares (in case there is an split, number shares altered the dividend per share).

Year Yield  GBP  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Then you can see the evolution of Smiths Group dividend stock, and compare it with the average of UK stocks and that of the General Industrials stocks.

Smiths Group stock dividend history

Smiths Group Stock performance

Finally, last moth Smiths Group showed a return of -3.50% compared to a worldwide -2.49% average, and a -2.39% of Industrials firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 10.00% versus a worldwide performance of a 8.71%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for UK and General Industrials firms.

Smiths Group stock and market return