Arthur J Gallagher Dividend yield

 Price  174.60
 Dividend  2.04
 Earnings  6.40
 Cash-flow  8.24
 Book value  41.57
 Equity  35.56

Arthur J Gallagher is part of Nonlife Insurance business, which is part of Financials industry. Arthur J Gallagher is a company from USA, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Arthur J Gallagher paid a total dividend of 422 million USD last year, for a market value of 36,142 millions (Market Cap 35,690 millions). Dividend per share of Arthur J Gallagher is 2.04 USD, and his stock market price 174.60 USD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Arthur J Gallagher has a dividend yield of 1.17%, lower than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from USA. It is also lower than average of Financials industry. This low dividend yield might has several explanations: company overpriced, expanding their business,...

In addition, you should compare Arthur J Gallagher dividend yield with other Nonlife Insurance companies or firms from USA.

Dividend yield of Arthur J Gallagher

Arthur J Gallagher Dividend Payout

About the ability of Arthur J Gallagher to maintain his current dividend of USD 2.04 per share, an amount that accounts for 1.17%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Arthur J Gallagher payout on ernings is currently 31.88%, which is lower than the market average and companies of Financials industry, which are 38.25% and 41.38% respectively. Both figures lead us to believe that there is confidence that Arthur J Gallaghercan 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 Arthur J Gallagher is USD 8.24 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of USD 2.04, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Arthur J Gallagher, compared againt world market average, USA companies, Financials industry and Nonlife Insurance sector companies.

Arthur J Gallagher payout

Arthur J Gallagher Dividend History

Year Yield  USD  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Arthur J Gallagher Stock performance

Finally, last moth Arthur J Gallagher showed a return of 10.40% compared to a worldwide 1.12% average, and a 1.75% of Financials firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 39.90% versus a worldwide performance of a 5.73%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for USA and Nonlife Insurance firms.

Arthur J Gallagher stock and market return