Walgreens Boots Alli Dividend yield




   USD/share 
 Price  44.77
 Dividend  1.91
 Earnings  3.55
 Cash-flow  6.40
 Book value  26.34
 Equity  25.54

Walgreens Boots Alli is part of Food and Drug Retailers business, which is part of Consumer Services industry. Walgreens Boots Alli is a company from USA, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Walgreens Boots Alli paid a total dividend of 1,650 million USD last year, for a market value of 38,681 millions (Market Cap 32,063 millions). Dividend per share of Walgreens Boots Alli is 1.91 USD, and his stock market price 44.77 USD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Walgreens Boots Alli has a dividend yield of 4.27%, which is higher than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from USA. It is also bigger than average of Consumer Services 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 Walgreens Boots Alli dividend yield with other Food and Drug Retailers companies or firms from USA.

Dividend yield of Walgreens Boots Alli

Walgreens Boots Alli Dividend Payout

About the ability of Walgreens Boots Alli to maintain his current dividend of USD 1.91 per share, an amount that accounts for 4.27%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Walgreens Boots Alli payout on ernings is currently 53.80%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Consumer Services industry, which are 38.25% and 25.53% respectively. Both figures show that Walgreens Boots Alli 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 Walgreens Boots Alli is USD 6.40 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of USD 1.91, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Walgreens Boots Alli, compared againt world market average, USA companies, Consumer Services industry and Food and Drug Retailers sector companies.

Walgreens Boots Alli payout

Walgreens Boots Alli Dividend History

Year Yield  USD  Paypout  Shares* 
Present4.27%1.9153.80%864
20213.66%1.9153.80%864
20204.69%1.87176.42%867
20193.10%1.8336.02%893
20182.58%1.7630.93%949
20172.20%1.6036.12%1,010
20161.77%1.5035.38%1,079
20151.71%1.4433.57%1,099

*In millions

Walgreens Boots Alli Stock performance

Finally, last moth Walgreens Boots Alli showed a return of -2.90% compared to a worldwide 1.12% average, and a 0.56% of Consumer Services firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a -18.50% versus a worldwide performance of a 5.73%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for USA and Food and Drug Retailers firms.

Walgreens Boots Alli stock and market return