Total Dividend yield

 Price  58.07
 Dividend  2.81
 Earnings  8.30
 Cash-flow  18.15
 Book value  41.48
 Equity  41.29

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 stock dividend

Total paid a total dividend of 6,899 million EUR last year, for a market value of 142,562 millions (Market Cap 131,372 millions). Total dividend per share is 2.81 EUR, and his stock market price 58.07 EUR.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Total has a dividend yield of 4.84%, which is higher than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from France. It is also bigger than average of Oil and Gas 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 Total stocks dividend with other Oil and Gas Producers companies or other of the highest France dividend stocks list.

Dividend yield of Total

Total Dividend Payout

About the ability of Total to maintain his current dividend of EUR 2.81 per share, an amount that accounts for 4.84%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Total payout on ernings is currently 33.86%, which is lower than the market average and companies of Oil and Gas industry, which are 39.34% and 38.55% respectively. Both figures lead us to believe that there is confidence that Totalcan 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 Total is EUR 18.15 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of EUR 2.81, 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

Below you will find a table with the historical evolution of Total'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 Total dividend stock, and compare it with the average of France stocks and that of the Oil and Gas Producers stocks.

Total stock dividend history

Total Stock performance

Finally, last moth Total showed a return of 5.10% compared to a worldwide -2.49% average, and a -1.44% of Oil and Gas firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 16.50% versus a worldwide performance of a 8.71%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for France and Oil and Gas Producers firms.

Total stock and market return