Investors in Bayer can expect a huge dividend payment. Based on the recent analysts' consensus the stock now has one of the highest dividend returns of the German market. For this year the analysts expect a dividend of 2,76 euros per share. The dividend yield is then 3,43 percent. The average dividend yield of the chemical companies equals a moderate 1 percent.
Tomorrow Bayer will publish its past quarter's results. Over the current book year the total revenue will be 38,82 billion euros (consensus estimates). This is hugely more than 2017's revenue of 35,02 billion euros.
The analysts expect for 2018 a net profit of 6,07 billion euros. For this year the majority of the analysts, consulted by press agency Thomson Reuters, expects a profit per share of 6,21 euros. Based on this the price/earnings-ratio is 12,95.
Bayer's market capitalization is based on the number of outstanding shares around 67,6 billion euros. The Bayer stock was the past 12 months quite unstable. Since last September the stock is 22 percent lower. This year the stock price moved between 76 and 118 euro. Since 2008 the stock price is almost 53 percent higher.At 10.33 the stock trades 0,15 percent lower at 80,45 euros.
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