Tate & Lyle Dividend yield

 Price  7.32
 Dividend  0.31
 Earnings  0.61
 Cash-flow  0.80
 Book value  3.05
 Equity  3.05

Tate & Lyle is part of Food Producers business, which is part of Consumer Goods industry. Tate & Lyle is a company from UK, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Tate & Lyle paid a total dividend of 145 million GBP last year, for a market value of 3,433 millions (Market Cap 3,424 millions). Dividend per share of Tate & Lyle is 0.31 GBP, and his stock market price 7.32 GBP.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Tate & Lyle has a dividend yield of 4.23%, which is higher than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from UK. It is also bigger than average of Consumer Goods 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 Tate & Lyle dividend yield with other Food Producers companies or firms from UK.

Dividend yield of Tate & Lyle

Tate & Lyle Dividend Payout

About the ability of Tate & Lyle to maintain his current dividend of GBP 0.31 per share, an amount that accounts for 4.23%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Tate & Lyle payout on ernings is currently 50.82%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Consumer Goods industry, which are 38.25% and 43.24% respectively. Both figures show that Tate & Lyle 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 Tate & Lyle is GBP 0.80 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of GBP 0.31, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Tate & Lyle, compared againt world market average, UK companies, Consumer Goods industry and Food Producers sector companies.

Tate & Lyle payout

Tate & Lyle Dividend History

Year Yield  GBP  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Tate & Lyle Stock performance

Finally, last moth Tate & Lyle showed a return of -2.80% compared to a worldwide 1.12% average, and a -2.67% of Consumer Goods firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a -4.60% versus a worldwide performance of a 5.73%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for UK and Food Producers firms.

Tate & Lyle stock and market return