Total Dividend yield

 Price  58.65
 Dividend  2.67
 Earnings  5.69
 Cash-flow  10.29
 Book value  39.10
 Equity  36.24

Total is part of Oil and Gas Producers business, which is part of Oil and Gas industry. Total is a company from France, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Total paid a total dividend of 6,742 million EUR last year, for a market value of 148,091 millions (Market Cap 136,480 millions). Dividend per share of Total is 2.67 EUR, and his stock market price 58.65 EUR.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Total has a dividend yield of 4.55%, which is similar to the amount offered by both the market average and companies from France. However, it is lower than the average of Oil and Gas 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 Total dividend yield with other Oil and Gas Producers companies or firms from France.

Dividend yield of Total

Total Dividend Payout

About the ability of Total to maintain his current dividend of EUR 2.67 per share, an amount that accounts for 4.55%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Total payout on ernings is currently 46.92%, which is higher than the market average, but lower than companies of Oil and Gas industry, which are 41.22% and 58.03% respectively. Both figures show that Total should not have problems to continue paying his 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 Total is EUR 10.29 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of EUR 2.67, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Total, compared againt world market average, France companies, Oil and Gas industry and Oil and Gas Producers sector companies.

Total payout

Total Dividend History

Year Yield  EUR  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Total Stock performance

Finally, last moth Total showed a return of -1.10% compared to a worldwide -2.30% average, and a -2.60% of Oil and Gas firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 33.70% versus a worldwide performance of a -5.85%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for France and Oil and Gas Producers firms.

Total stock and market return