Yara International Dividend yield

 Price  442.00
 Dividend  19.98
 Earnings  16.62
 Cash-flow  47.53
 Book value  245.56
 Equity  259.69

Yara International is part of Chemicals business, which is part of Basic Materials industry. Yara International is a company from Norway, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Yara International paid a total dividend of 5,095 million NOK last year, for a market value of 112,710 millions (Market Cap 71,832 millions). Dividend per share of Yara International is 19.98 NOK, and his stock market price 442.00 NOK.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Yara International has a dividend yield of 4.52%, which is higher than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from Norway. It is also bigger than average of Basic Materials 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 Yara International dividend yield with other Chemicals companies or firms from Norway.

Dividend yield of Yara International

Yara International Dividend Payout

About the ability of Yara International to maintain his current dividend of NOK 19.98 per share, an amount that accounts for 4.52%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Yara International payout on ernings is currently 120.22%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Basic Materials industry, which are 38.25% and 40.37% respectively. Both figures show that Yara International 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 Yara International is NOK 47.53 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of NOK 19.98, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

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

Yara International payout

Yara International Dividend History

Year Yield  NOK  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Yara International Stock performance

Finally, last moth Yara International showed a return of -1.30% compared to a worldwide 1.12% average, and a 3.95% of Basic Materials firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 4.10% versus a worldwide performance of a 5.73%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for Norway and Chemicals firms.

Yara International stock and market return