What is Viatris's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Score 3/6
Cash Flow Coverage
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
|Viatris Dividend Yield vs Market|
|Market Bottom 25% (US)||1.5%|
|Market Top 25% (US)||4.2%|
|Industry Average (Pharmaceuticals)||2.6%|
|Analyst forecast in 3 Years (VTRS)||4.2%|
Notable Dividend: VTRS's dividend (4.03%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.48%).
High Dividend: VTRS's dividend (4.03%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (4.18%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
|Month||Dividend Per Share (annual)||Avg. Yield (%)|
Stable Dividend: Whilst dividend payments have been stable, VTRS has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years.
Growing Dividend: VTRS's dividend payments have increased, but the company has only paid a dividend for 2 years.
Earnings Payout to Shareholders
Earnings Coverage: With its reasonable payout ratio (72.3%), VTRS's dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Cash Payout to Shareholders
Cash Flow Coverage: With its low cash payout ratio (20.5%), VTRS's dividend payments are well covered by cash flows.