LVMH share dividend and yield

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The LVMH group has been paying a dividend to its shareholders for many years, the amount of which follows the stock market performance of this share. The group has been paying its shareholders since 1999 without interruption and shows a regular increase in the amount of this dividend with a record in 2022. On this page, you can find out the amount, the payment date and the yield of the LVMH share dividend, as well as other important information such as its history and the next planned dividend.

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LVMH share dividend and yield
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What is the amount of the dividend paid by LVMH?

In 2021 and for the year 2022, the LVMH group has paid a dividend of €6 per share to its shareholders.

In April, the group also approved the amount of the dividend to be paid in 2022 for the 2021 financial year, which will be €10 per share, a significant increase.

 

When will the LVMH dividend be paid?

The amount of the dividend and the timing of its payment are determined each year by a vote of the shareholders at the Annual General Meeting. The Board of Directors presents this amount to the meeting after calculating it based on the results of the previous year. Thus, the dividend paid in 2021 corresponds to the dividend for the financial year 2020.

LVMH pays a dividend twice a year, with an interim dividend in December and the balance in April. In 2021, the first detachment took place on 01 December 2020 with a payment on 12 December and the second detachment took place on 20 April with a payment on 22 April.

 

What is the next expected dividend for LVMH shares?

The next dividend to be paid by the LVMH group to its shareholders is the 2022 dividend which has been calculated on the 2021 financial year. 

The world leader in luxury goods will pay a record dividend of €10 per share this year with an initial payment of €3 in December and an additional payment of €7 in April. With this amount, the yield on this share is 1.44%.

The amount of this new dividend was approved by the LVMH Group's general meeting held on 21 April and the first payment of €3 per share was made on 2 December 2021. The remaining €7 will be detached in November and paid in April.

 

LVMH share dividend history:

LVMH is one of the CAC40 companies that pays its shareholders the most regularly. The company has paid a dividend to its shareholders without interruption since 1999. Over time, this dividend has tended to rise as the group's results have increased. Here is the history of the LVMH dividend over the last ten years and its evolution.

  • In 2021, the LVMH dividend was €7 with a 23.91% decrease
  • In 2020, the LVMH dividend was €9.20 with a 48.39% increase
  • In 2019, the LVMH dividend was €6.20 with a 14.81% increase
  • In 2018, the LVMH dividend was €5.40 with an increase of 28.57%.
  • In 2017, the LVMH dividend was €4.20 with an increase of 16.67%.
  • In 2016, the LVMH dividend was €3.60 with an increase of 9.09%.
  • In 2015, the LVMH dividend was €3.30 with an increase of 4.76%.
  • In 2014, the LVMH dividend was €3.15 with a 5% increase
  • In 2013, the LVMH dividend was €3 with a decrease of 3.45%.
  • In 2012, the LVMH dividend was €2.90 with a 31.82% increase

Thus and by observing the historical dividend of LVMH, we can see that this company pays a remuneration to its shareholders that systematically increases each year, except for the dividend paid in 2020 and which was impacted by the Covid pandemic. The group's dividend shows a very rapid progression over time with an average increase of 18.95% over 5 years and 13.18% over 10 years.

 

What is the dividend yield on LVMH shares?

To obtain the dividend yield on LVMH shares, simply divide the amount of the dividend by the share price. Thus, the profitability of this stock must take into account not only the price of the dividend but also the price of the share.

The dividend paid by LVMH in 2022 and for the year 2021 thus shows a yield of 1.78%. 

However, LVMH's payout ratio appears to be relatively low at around 31.97%. This means that the group is in fact only returning a small part of its profits to its shareholders and using the rest to improve its growth by making investments.

 

What is the dividend yield of the LVMH share over several years?

Over the last 10 years, LVMH Group has paid a dividend with an average yield of 2.21%, which is a little below the 2022 yield. Here is its history:

  • In 2022, the yield of this dividend is 1.78%.
  • In 2021, the yield on this dividend was 1.38%.
  • In 2020, the yield on this dividend was 1.19%.
  • In 2019, the dividend yield was 1.71%.
  • In 2018, the dividend yield was 2.04%.
  • In 2017, the dividend yield was 1.94%.
  • In 2016, the dividend yield was 2.33%.
  • In 2015, the dividend yield was 2.08%.
  • In 2014, the dividend yield was 2.20%.
  • In 2013, the dividend yield was 2.35%.
  • In 2012, the dividend yield was 3.25%.
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