Sofina Dividend yield

 Price  200.20
 Dividend  3.12
 Earnings  77.00
 Cash-flow  -16.15
 Book value  333.67
 Equity  300.78

Sofina is part of Financial Services business, which is part of Financials industry. Sofina is a company from Belgium and Lux., and his stocks are publicly traded.

Sofina paid a total dividend of 106 million EUR last year, for a market value of 6,807 millions (Market Cap 3,053 millions). Dividend per share of Sofina is 3.12 EUR, and his stock market price 200.20 EUR.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Sofina has a dividend yield of 1.56%, lower than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from Belgium and Lux.. It is also lower than average of Financials industry. This low dividend yield might has several explanations: company overpriced, expanding their business,...

In addition, you should compare Sofina dividend yield with other Financial Services companies or firms from Belgium and Lux..

Dividend yield of Sofina

Sofina Dividend Payout

About the ability of Sofina to maintain his current dividend of EUR 3.12 per share, an amount that accounts for 1.56%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Sofina payout on ernings is currently 4.05%, which is lower than the market average and companies of Financials industry, which are 40.22% and 45.20% respectively. Both figures lead us to believe that there is confidence that Sofinacan 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 Sofina is EUR -16.15 per share, which is lower than the dividend per share paid by the company of EUR 3.12, so the company does not generate enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Sofina, compared againt world market average, Belgium and Lux. companies, Financials industry and Financial Services sector companies.

Sofina payout

Sofina Dividend History

Year Yield  EUR  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Sofina Stock performance

Finally, last moth Sofina showed a return of -12.30% compared to a worldwide -0.44% average, and a -0.34% of Financials firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a -46.50% versus a worldwide performance of a -6.34%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for Belgium and Lux. and Financial Services firms.

Sofina stock and market return