For 2015 the consensus of the earnings per share of Solvay is at profit of 6,91 euros. Based on this the price/earnings-ratio equals 12,77.
The consensus of the dividends per share is at 3,17 euros. Consequently the dividend return is around 3,59 percent. On average the stocks in this sector yield a dividend return of around 1,07 percent.
The stocks Batenburg , TKH Groep and Sioen in the sector The diversified industrials sector have the most buy recommendations. The 3 most recent recommendations for the diversified industrials sector were provided by JP Morgan (sell, 79,00 euros), UBS (sell, 76,00 euros) and Credit Suisse (buy, 89,50 euros).
Solvay 's book value/price equals 0,71. The diversified industrials sector now trades at a Shiller PE of 19.72. The stock now trades at 88,26 euros. This equals 92 times the 2014's earnings per share.