BBVA Dividend yield

 Price  4.49
 Dividend  0.31
 Earnings  0.74
 Cash-flow  -1.28
 Book value  6.41
 Equity  6.85

BBVA is part of Banks business, which is part of Financials industry. BBVA is a company from Spain, and his stocks are publicly traded.

BBVA paid a total dividend of 2,027 million EUR last year, for a market value of 29,365 millions (Market Cap 29,358 millions). Dividend per share of BBVA is 0.31 EUR, and his stock market price 4.49 EUR.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, BBVA has a dividend yield of 6.90%, which is higher than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from Spain. It is also bigger than average of Financials 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 BBVA dividend yield with other Banks companies or firms from Spain.

Dividend yield of BBVA

BBVA Dividend Payout

About the ability of BBVA to maintain his current dividend of EUR 0.31 per share, an amount that accounts for 6.90%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). BBVA payout on ernings is currently 41.89%, which is higher than the market average, but lower than companies of Financials industry, which are 40.22% and 45.20% respectively. Both figures show that BBVA should not have problems to continue paying his 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 BBVA is EUR -1.28 per share, which is lower than the dividend per share paid by the company of EUR 0.31, so the company does not generate enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of BBVA, compared againt world market average, Spain companies, Financials industry and Banks sector companies.

BBVA payout

BBVA Dividend History

Year Yield  EUR  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

BBVA Stock performance

Finally, last moth BBVA showed a return of 1.70% compared to a worldwide -0.44% average, and a -0.34% of Financials firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a -19.00% versus a worldwide performance of a -6.34%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for Spain and Banks firms.

BBVA stock and market return