Boston Property Dividend yield

 Price  128.80
 Dividend  3.92
 Earnings  7.76
 Cash-flow  7.28
 Book value  37.88
 Equity  37.13

Boston Property is part of Real Estate Investment Trusts business, which is part of Financials industry. Boston Property is a company from USA, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Boston Property paid a total dividend of 612 million USD last year, for a market value of 20,093 millions (Market Cap 20,062 millions). Dividend per share of Boston Property is 3.92 USD, and his stock market price 128.80 USD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Boston Property has a dividend yield of 3.04%, which is similar to the amount offered by both the market average and companies from USA. However, it is lower than the average of Financials industry. The company should be deeply analized because dividend yields should be similar among companies from the same industry unless they carry an opposite strategy.

In addition, you should compare Boston Property dividend yield with other Real Estate Investment Trusts companies or firms from USA.

Dividend yield of Boston Property

Boston Property Dividend Payout

About the ability of Boston Property to maintain his current dividend of USD 3.92 per share, an amount that accounts for 3.04%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Boston Property payout on ernings is currently 50.52%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Financials industry, which are 38.25% and 41.38% respectively. Both figures show that Boston Property 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 Boston Property is USD 7.28 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of USD 3.92, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Boston Property, compared againt world market average, USA companies, Financials industry and Real Estate Investment Trusts sector companies.

Boston Property payout

Boston Property Dividend History

Year Yield  USD  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Boston Property Stock performance

Finally, last moth Boston Property showed a return of 5.30% compared to a worldwide 1.12% average, and a 1.75% of Financials firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 27.20% versus a worldwide performance of a 5.73%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for USA and Real Estate Investment Trusts firms.

Boston Property stock and market return