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Discovering 3 Euronext Paris Dividend Stocks With Yields Ranging From 3% To 5.2%

Amid a backdrop of cautious optimism in European markets, where recent ECB comments have tempered expectations for aggressive monetary easing, investors are closely monitoring opportunities within the Euronext Paris. In this environment, dividend stocks present a compelling case for those seeking steady income streams, as they can offer both yield and potential resilience against market volatility. In selecting good dividend stocks, particularly in the current economic climate marked by fluctuating interest rates and inflation concerns, it's crucial to consider companies with stable earnings and strong dividend histories. These factors typically contribute to the sustainability of dividends paid out to shareholders.

Top 10 Dividend Stocks In France

Name

Dividend Yield

Dividend Rating

Rubis (ENXTPA:RUI)

6.13%

★★★★★★

Samse (ENXTPA:SAMS)

8.44%

★★★★★★

CBo Territoria (ENXTPA:CBOT)

6.38%

★★★★★★

Métropole Télévision (ENXTPA:MMT)

9.19%

★★★★★☆

Teleperformance (ENXTPA:TEP)

3.59%

★★★★★☆

Sanofi (ENXTPA:SAN)

4.14%

★★★★★☆

Exacompta Clairefontaine (ENXTPA:ALEXA)

4.04%

★★★★★☆

Arkema (ENXTPA:AKE)

3.72%

★★★★★☆

Carrefour (ENXTPA:CA)

5.31%

★★★★★☆

Piscines Desjoyaux (ENXTPA:ALPDX)

7.41%

★★★★★☆

Click here to see the full list of 32 stocks from our Top Euronext Paris Dividend Stocks screener.

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Let's review some notable picks from our screened stocks.

Bureau Veritas

Simply Wall St Dividend Rating: ★★★★☆☆

Overview: Bureau Veritas SA offers laboratory testing, inspection, and certification services with a market capitalization of €12.49 billion.

Operations: Bureau Veritas SA's revenue is derived from several key segments: Buildings & Infrastructure generates €1.75 billion, Agri-Food & Commodities contributes €1.23 billion, Industry accounts for €1.25 billion, Consumer Products Services brings in €710.70 million, Certification adds €465 million, and Marine & Offshore provides €455.70 million.

Dividend Yield: 3%

Bureau Veritas has shown a mixed performance in dividend reliability, with a history of volatile payments over the past decade. Despite this, dividends have generally increased, supported by a payout ratio of 74.6% and cash flows covering 56.9% of these distributions. The company's recent €500 million bond issue was oversubscribed by three times, indicating strong market confidence in its financial health and credit profile. However, its dividend yield of 3.01% remains low compared to leading French dividend stocks at 5.18%.

ENXTPA:BVI Dividend History as at May 2024
ENXTPA:BVI Dividend History as at May 2024

Vinci

Simply Wall St Dividend Rating: ★★★★☆☆

Overview: Vinci SA operates in concessions, energy, and construction sectors both in France and globally, with a market capitalization of approximately €65.72 billion.

Operations: Vinci SA generates revenue through several key segments: VINCI Construction (including Eurovia) at €31.46 billion, VINCI Energies at €19.33 billion, Concessions - VINCI Autoroutes at €6.88 billion, Cobra IS at €6.50 billion, Concessions - VINCI Airports at €4.23 billion, Other Concessions at €0.73 billion, and VINCI Immobilier and Holding Companies at €1.23 billion.

Dividend Yield: 3.9%

Vinci's dividend sustainability is questionable due to its unstable history over the past decade, despite a reasonable payout ratio of 54.4% and cash coverage at 35.6%. The company's recent activities include a €500 million bond issuance and securing new contracts in the U.S. for toll services worth €53 million, potentially bolstering its financial position. However, Vinci’s dividend yield of 3.91% trails behind the top French dividend payers' average of 5.18%.

ENXTPA:DG Dividend History as at May 2024
ENXTPA:DG Dividend History as at May 2024

La Française des Jeux Société anonyme

Simply Wall St Dividend Rating: ★★★★☆☆

Overview: La Française des Jeux Société anonyme operates in the gaming and distribution sector both within France and globally, with a market capitalization of approximately €6.31 billion.

Operations: La Française des Jeux Société anonyme generates revenue through three primary segments: Lottery, which brings in €1.94 billion, Sport Betting and Online Gaming Open to Competition at €0.52 billion, and Adjacent Activities contributing €0.17 billion.

Dividend Yield: 5.2%

La Française des Jeux Société anonyme offers a dividend yield of 5.21%, ranking in the top 25% in the French market. Despite a short dividend history of less than 10 years, payments have increased annually since inception four years ago. The dividends are well-supported by both earnings and cash flows, with payout ratios of 79.9% and 65.3%, respectively. Recent corporate actions include a dividend increase to €1.78 per share approved at the latest AGM, reflecting confidence in ongoing financial health as evidenced by a 7% revenue rise to €710 million in Q1 2024.

ENXTPA:FDJ Dividend History as at May 2024
ENXTPA:FDJ Dividend History as at May 2024

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Companies discussed in this article include ENXTPA:BVIENXTPA:DGENXTPA:FDJ and

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