Swisscom Dividend yield

 Price  538.00
 Dividend  22.00
 Earnings  43.04
 Cash-flow  74.72
 Book value  215.20
 Equity  212.02

Swisscom is part of Fixed Line Telecommunications business, which is part of Telecommunications industry. Swisscom is a company from Switzerland, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Swisscom stock dividend

Swisscom paid a total dividend of 1,144 million CHF last year, for a market value of 27,976 millions (Market Cap 13,670 millions). Swisscom dividend per share is 22.00 CHF, and his stock market price 538.00 CHF.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Swisscom has a dividend yield of 4.09%, which is similar to the amount offered by both the market average and companies from Switzerland. However, it is lower than the average of Telecommunications industry. The company should be deeply analized because dividend yields should be similar among companies from the same industry unless they carry an opposite strategy.

In addition, you should compare Swisscom stocks dividend with other Fixed Line Telecommunications companies or other of the high Switzerland dividend stocks list.

Dividend yield of Swisscom

Swisscom Dividend Payout

About the ability of Swisscom to maintain his current dividend of CHF 22.00 per share, an amount that accounts for 4.09%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Swisscom payout on ernings is currently 51.12%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Telecommunications industry, which are 39.34% and 41.86% respectively. Both figures show that Swisscom 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 Swisscom is CHF 74.72 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of CHF 22.00, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Swisscom, compared againt world market average, Switzerland companies, Telecommunications industry and Fixed Line Telecommunications sector companies.

Swisscom payout

Swisscom Dividend History

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

Year Yield  CHF  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Then you can see the evolution of Swisscom dividend stock, and compare it with the average of Switzerland stocks and that of the Fixed Line Telecommunications stocks.

Swisscom stock dividend history

Swisscom Stock performance

Finally, last moth Swisscom showed a return of -4.00% compared to a worldwide -2.49% average, and a -0.77% of Telecommunications firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 6.30% versus a worldwide performance of a 8.71%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for Switzerland and Fixed Line Telecommunications firms.

Swisscom stock and market return