Sodexo Dividend yield

 Price  99.02
 Dividend  2.40
 Earnings  5.76
 Cash-flow  7.07
 Book value  30.01
 Equity  26.06

Sodexo is part of Travel and Leisure business, which is part of Consumer Services industry. Sodexo is a company from France, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Sodexo stock dividend

Sodexo paid a total dividend of 350 million EUR last year, for a market value of 14,457 millions (Market Cap 8,614 millions). Sodexo dividend per share is 2.40 EUR, and his stock market price 99.02 EUR.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Sodexo has a dividend yield of 2.42%, which is lower than the amount offered by the market average , but bigger than Consumer Services industry. Dividend yields are similar among companies from the same industry, so it is a positive sign for the company.

In addition, you should compare Sodexo stocks dividend with other Travel and Leisure companies or other of the high France dividend stocks list.

Dividend yield of Sodexo

Sodexo Dividend Payout

About the ability of Sodexo to maintain his current dividend of EUR 2.40 per share, an amount that accounts for 2.42%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Sodexo payout on ernings is currently 41.67%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Consumer Services industry, which are 39.34% and 31.45% respectively. Both figures show that Sodexo 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 Sodexo is EUR 7.07 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 Sodexo, compared againt world market average, France companies, Consumer Services industry and Travel and Leisure sector companies.

Sodexo payout

Sodexo Dividend History

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

Year Yield  EUR  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Then you can see the evolution of Sodexo dividend stock, and compare it with the average of France stocks and that of the Travel and Leisure stocks.

Sodexo stock dividend history

Sodexo Stock performance

Finally, last moth Sodexo showed a return of 6.10% compared to a worldwide -2.49% average, and a -3.06% of Consumer Services firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 29.50% versus a worldwide performance of a 8.71%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for France and Travel and Leisure firms.

Sodexo stock and market return