Beazley Dividend yield

 Price  5.46
 Dividend  0.26
 Earnings  0.21
 Cash-flow  1.40
 Book value  3.21
 Equity  2.76

Beazley is part of Nonlife Insurance business, which is part of Financials industry. Beazley is a company from UK, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Beazley stock dividend

Beazley paid a total dividend of 175 million GBP last year, for a market value of 3,669 millions (Market Cap 3,611 millions). Beazley dividend per share is 0.26 GBP, and his stock market price 5.46 GBP.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Beazley has a dividend yield of 4.84%, which is higher than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from UK. 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 Beazley stocks dividend with other Nonlife Insurance companies or other of the highest UK dividend stocks list.

Dividend yield of Beazley

Beazley Dividend Payout

About the ability of Beazley to maintain his current dividend of GBP 0.26 per share, an amount that accounts for 4.84%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Beazley payout on ernings is currently 123.81%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Financials industry, which are 39.34% and 46.18% respectively. Both figures show that Beazley can have problems to keep with his present dividend yield.

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 Beazley is GBP 1.40 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of GBP 0.26, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

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

Beazley payout

Beazley Stock performance

Finally, last moth Beazley showed a return of -0.50% compared to a worldwide -2.49% average, and a -3.03% of Financials firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a -6.30% versus a worldwide performance of a 8.71%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for UK and Nonlife Insurance firms.

Beazley stock and market return