Investors in GlaxoSmithKline can expect a huge dividend payment. Based on the recent analysts' consensus the stock now has one of the highest dividend returns of the English market. Analysts expect a dividend of 80 GBp per share. The dividend yield is then 5,22 percent. The average dividend yield of the pharmaceutical companies is a limited 0,5 percent.
Tomorrow the English company GlaxoSmithKline will publish its past quarter's results. Over the current book year the total revenue will be 30,39 billion GBp (consensus estimates). This is slightly more than 2017's revenue of 30,19 billion GBp.
The analysts expect for 2018 a net profit of 5,52 billion GBp. Most of the analysts anticipate on a profit per share of 112 GBp. With this the price/earnings-ratio is 13,67.
Based on the current number of shares GlaxoSmithKline 's market capitalization equals 7518,36 billion GBp. The GlaxoSmithKline stock was the past 12 months quite volatile. Since last October the stock is 18 percent higher. This year the stock price moved between 1235 and 1634 GBp. Since 2008 the stock price is almost 35 percent higher.At 10.19 the stock trades 0,26 percent lower at 1531,2 GBp.
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