Wabtec Dividend yield

 Price  96.17
 Dividend  0.60
 Earnings  4.52
 Cash-flow  5.76
 Book value  53.43
 Equity  54.46

Wabtec is part of Industrial Engineering business, which is part of Industrials industry. Wabtec is a company from USA, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Wabtec paid a total dividend of 112 million USD last year, for a market value of 17,984 millions (Market Cap 17,200 millions). Dividend per share of Wabtec is 0.60 USD, and his stock market price 96.17 USD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Wabtec has a dividend yield of 0.62%, lower than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from USA. It is also lower than average of Industrials industry. This low dividend yield might has several explanations: company overpriced, expanding their business,...

In addition, you should compare Wabtec dividend yield with other Industrial Engineering companies or firms from USA.

Dividend yield of Wabtec

Wabtec Dividend Payout

About the ability of Wabtec to maintain his current dividend of USD 0.60 per share, an amount that accounts for 0.62%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Wabtec payout on ernings is currently 13.27%, which is lower than the market average and companies of Industrials industry, which are 38.25% and 34.62% respectively. Both figures lead us to believe that there is confidence that Wabteccan 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 Wabtec is USD 5.76 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of USD 0.60, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Wabtec, compared againt world market average, USA companies, Industrials industry and Industrial Engineering sector companies.

Wabtec payout

Wabtec Dividend History

Year Yield  USD  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Wabtec Stock performance

Finally, last moth Wabtec showed a return of 3.60% compared to a worldwide 1.12% average, and a 1.26% of Industrials firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 21.50% versus a worldwide performance of a 5.73%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for USA and Industrial Engineering firms.

Wabtec stock and market return