BKW AG Dividend yield

 Price  116.80
 Dividend  2.60
 Earnings  6.45
 Cash-flow  0.00
 Book value  73.00
 Equity  71.67

BKW AG is part of Electricity business, which is part of Utilities industry. BKW AG is a company from Switzerland, and his stocks are publicly traded.

BKW AG paid a total dividend of 138 million CHF last year, for a market value of 6,190 millions (Market Cap 2,104 millions). Dividend per share of BKW AG is 2.60 CHF, and his stock market price 116.80 CHF.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, BKW AG has a dividend yield of 2.23%, lower than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from Switzerland. It is also lower than average of Utilities industry. This low dividend yield might has several explanations: company overpriced, expanding their business,...

In addition, you should compare BKW AG dividend yield with other Electricity companies or firms from Switzerland.

Dividend yield of BKW AG

BKW AG Dividend Payout

About the ability of BKW AG to maintain his current dividend of CHF 2.60 per share, an amount that accounts for 2.23%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). BKW AG payout on ernings is currently 40.31%, which is lower than the market average and companies of Utilities industry, which are 41.59% and 54.52% respectively. Both figures lead us to believe that there is confidence that BKW AGcan 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 BKW AG is CHF 0.00 per share, which is lower than the dividend per share paid by the company of CHF 2.60, 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 BKW AG, compared againt world market average, Switzerland companies, Utilities industry and Electricity sector companies.

BKW AG payout

BKW AG Dividend History

Year Yield  CHF  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

BKW AG Stock performance

Finally, last moth BKW AG showed a return of -1.10% compared to a worldwide 3.75% average, and a 2.34% of Utilities firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a -3.60% versus a worldwide performance of a -9.52%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for Switzerland and Electricity firms.

BKW AG stock and market return