AES Gener S.A. Dividend yield

 Price  117.80
 Dividend  21.26
 Earnings  8.18
 Cash-flow  39.27
 Book value  168.29
 Equity  177.83

AES Gener S.A. is part of Electricity business, which is part of Utilities industry. AES Gener S.A. is a company from Chile, and his stocks are publicly traded.

AES Gener S.A. paid a total dividend of 220,806 million CLP last year, for a market value of 1,223,471 millions (Market Cap 407,423 millions). Dividend per share of AES Gener S.A. is 21.26 CLP, and his stock market price 117.80 CLP.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, AES Gener S.A. has a dividend yield of 18.05%, which is higher than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from Chile. It is also bigger than average of Utilities industry. This high dividend yield might be a sign to worry about the future of the company so deeper analysis is needed.

In addition, you should compare AES Gener S.A. dividend yield with other Electricity companies or firms from Chile.

Dividend yield of AES Gener S.A.

AES Gener S.A. Dividend Payout

About the ability of AES Gener S.A. to maintain his current dividend of CLP 21.26 per share, an amount that accounts for 18.05%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). AES Gener S.A. payout on ernings is currently 259.90%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Utilities industry, which are 38.57% and 67.18% respectively. Both figures show that AES Gener S.A. can have problems to keep with his present dividend yield.

The payout on earnings should be complemented with the payout on cash flow since it is this last amount the one which can be distributed to shareholders. Cash flow per share of AES Gener S.A. is CLP 39.27 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of CLP 21.26, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of AES Gener S.A., compared againt world market average, Chile companies, Utilities industry and Electricity sector companies.

AES Gener S.A. payout

AES Gener S.A. Dividend History

Year Yield  CLP  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

AES Gener S.A. Stock performance

Finally, last moth AES Gener S.A. showed a return of -11.40% compared to a worldwide 3.99% average, and a 2.76% of Utilities firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a -26.60% versus a worldwide performance of a 6.65%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for Chile and Electricity firms.

AES Gener S.A. stock and market return