Assurant Dividend yield

 Price  181.83
 Dividend  2.73
 Earnings  25.61
 Cash-flow  13.67
 Book value  90.92
 Equity  88.31

Assurant is part of Life Insurance business, which is part of Financials industry. Assurant is a company from USA, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Assurant paid a total dividend of 156 million USD last year, for a market value of 10,364 millions (Market Cap 10,307 millions). Dividend per share of Assurant is 2.73 USD, and his stock market price 181.83 USD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Assurant has a dividend yield of 1.50%, 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 Assurant dividend yield with other Life Insurance companies or firms from USA.

Dividend yield of Assurant

Assurant Dividend Payout

About the ability of Assurant to maintain his current dividend of USD 2.73 per share, an amount that accounts for 1.50%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Assurant payout on ernings is currently 10.66%, 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 Assurantcan 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 Assurant is USD 13.67 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of USD 2.73, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

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

Assurant payout

Assurant Dividend History

Year Yield  USD  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Assurant Stock performance

Finally, last moth Assurant showed a return of 7.10% compared to a worldwide 1.12% average, and a 1.75% of Financials firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 28.30% versus a worldwide performance of a 5.73%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for USA and Life Insurance firms.

Assurant stock and market return