Wacker Chemie Dividend yield

 Price  154.75
 Dividend  2.00
 Earnings  16.46
 Cash-flow  21.49
 Book value  61.90
 Equity  46.89

Wacker Chemie is part of Chemicals business, which is part of Basic Materials industry. Wacker Chemie is a company from Germany, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Wacker Chemie paid a total dividend of 100 million EUR last year, for a market value of 7,738 millions (Market Cap 2,322 millions). Dividend per share of Wacker Chemie is 2.00 EUR, and his stock market price 154.75 EUR.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Wacker Chemie has a dividend yield of 1.29%, lower than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from Germany. It is also lower than average of Basic Materials industry. This low dividend yield might has several explanations: company overpriced, expanding their business,...

In addition, you should compare Wacker Chemie dividend yield with other Chemicals companies or firms from Germany.

Dividend yield of Wacker Chemie

Wacker Chemie Dividend Payout

About the ability of Wacker Chemie to maintain his current dividend of EUR 2.00 per share, an amount that accounts for 1.29%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Wacker Chemie payout on ernings is currently 12.15%, which is lower than the market average and companies of Basic Materials industry, which are 38.25% and 40.37% respectively. Both figures lead us to believe that there is confidence that Wacker Chemiecan 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 Wacker Chemie is EUR 21.49 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of EUR 2.00, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Wacker Chemie, compared againt world market average, Germany companies, Basic Materials industry and Chemicals sector companies.

Wacker Chemie payout

Wacker Chemie Dividend History

Year Yield  EUR  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Wacker Chemie Stock performance

Finally, last moth Wacker Chemie showed a return of 11.50% compared to a worldwide 1.12% average, and a 3.95% of Basic Materials firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 27.50% versus a worldwide performance of a 5.73%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for Germany and Chemicals firms.

Wacker Chemie stock and market return