Hyster-Yale Materials Handling, Inc. : HY-US: Dividend Analysis : September 01st, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : September 25, 2017

Our analysis is based on comparing Hyster-Yale Materials Handling, Inc. with the following peers – Terex Corporation, Wabash National Corporation, Cummins Inc., Manitex International, Inc. and Power Solutions International, Inc. (TEX-US, WNC-US, CMI-US, MNTX-US and PSIX-US).

Hyster-Yale Materials Handling, Inc.’s dividend yield is 1.64 percent and its dividend payout is 33.17 percent. This compares to a peer median dividend yield of 0.85 percent and a payout level of 11.61 percent. This type of dividend performance might make it a good stock for dividend investors. In addition, the company’s relatively good dividend quality score of 83 out of a possible score of 100 points to some sustainability of its robust payout ratio, and underscores its attractiveness for dividend investors seeking current income.

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Dividend Quality Score

Dividend Quality Overview

  • Over the last twelve months (prior to June 30, 2017), HY-US paid a high quality dividend, which represents a yield of 1.63% at the current price.
  • Dividend quality trend has not been consistent over the last five years. Dividends were paid during each of these years — of these 2 were high quality and 3 were low quality.
  • The ending cash balance, with a dividend coverage of 12.24x, provides a substantial cushion in case of a significant reduction of cash flows in the future.
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Dividend Coverage

Over the last twelve months (prior to June 30, 2017), HY-US paid a high quality dividend.

The source of the company’s cash to support the dividend paid over the last twelve months is operating cash flow (coverage of 5.83x), investing cash flow (coverage of -2.63x), issuance cash flow (coverage of 7.27x) and twelve-month prior cash (coverage of 2.63x), for a total dividend coverage of 13.24x.

Dividend Coverage by Cash Flow (TTM)

These coverage ratio factors imply that the firm’s dividends are wholly paid from operating and investing cash flows net of any debt repayments, which suggests a high dividend quality.

Dividend History

Item 2012-12-31 2013-12-31 2014-12-31 2015-12-31 2016-12-31 Latest
Dividend Yield (%) 5.24 1.07 1.5 2.15 1.84 1.64
Dividend Payout (%) 4.29 15.29 16.34 24.73 44.83 33.17

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Company Profile

Hyster-Yale Materials Handling, Inc. designs, engineers, manufactures, sells and services a comprehensive line of lift trucks. It markets under Hyster and Yale brand names. The company operates through four segments: Americas, EMEA, JAPIC and Nuvera. Hyster-Yale Materials Handling was founded in 1999 and is headquartered in Cleveland, OH.


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