Ampol Dividend yield

 Price  27.95
 Dividend  0.75
 Earnings  -1.91
 Cash-flow  1.12
 Book value  12.15
 Equity  12.99

Ampol is part of Oil and Gas Producers business, which is part of Oil and Gas industry. Ampol is a company from Australia, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Ampol paid a total dividend of 179 million AUD last year, for a market value of 6,652 millions (Market Cap 6,653 millions). Dividend per share of Ampol is 0.75 AUD, and his stock market price 27.95 AUD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Ampol has a dividend yield of 2.68%, which is similar to the amount offered by both the market average and companies from Australia. However, it is lower than the average of Oil and Gas industry. The company should be deeply analized because dividend yields should be similar among companies from the same industry unless they carry an opposite strategy.

In addition, you should compare Ampol dividend yield with other Oil and Gas Producers companies or firms from Australia.

Dividend yield of Ampol

Ampol Dividend Payout

About the ability of Ampol to maintain his current dividend of AUD 0.75 per share, an amount that accounts for 2.68%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Ampol payout on ernings is currently -39.27%, which is lower than the market average and companies of Oil and Gas industry, which are 39.27% and 28.97% respectively. Both figures lead us to believe that there is confidence that Ampolcan maintain his current dividend.

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 Ampol is AUD 1.12 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of AUD 0.75, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Ampol, compared againt world market average, Australia companies, Oil and Gas industry and Oil and Gas Producers sector companies.

Ampol payout

Ampol Dividend History

Year Yield  AUD  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Ampol Stock performance

Finally, last moth Ampol showed a return of 1.40% compared to a worldwide -1.34% average, and a 8.01% of Oil and Gas firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 16.70% versus a worldwide performance of a 31.65%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for Australia and Oil and Gas Producers firms.

Ampol stock and market return