Brown & Brown Dividend yield

 Price  74.10
 Dividend  0.46
 Earnings  2.84
 Cash-flow  3.11
 Book value  16.11
 Equity  15.52

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

Brown & Brown stock dividend

Brown & Brown paid a total dividend of 131 million USD last year, for a market value of 21,044 millions (Market Cap 17,533 millions). Brown & Brown dividend per share is 0.46 USD, and his stock market price 74.10 USD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Brown & Brown has a dividend yield of 0.62%, 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 Brown & Brown stocks dividend with other Nonlife Insurance companies or other of the highest USA dividend stocks list.

Dividend yield of Brown & Brown

Brown & Brown Dividend Payout

About the ability of Brown & Brown to maintain his current dividend of USD 0.46 per share, an amount that accounts for 0.62%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Brown & Brown payout on ernings is currently 16.20%, which is lower than the market average and companies of Financials industry, which are 39.34% and 46.18% respectively. Both figures lead us to believe that there is confidence that Brown & Browncan 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 Brown & Brown is USD 3.11 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of USD 0.46, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

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

Brown & Brown payout

Brown & Brown Dividend History

Below you will find a table with the historical evolution of Brown & Brown's dividend stock, both in percentage and in USD, its Payout on Earnings and the number of shares (in case there is an split, number shares altered the dividend per share).

Year Yield  USD  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Then you can see the evolution of Brown & Brown dividend stock, and compare it with the average of USA stocks and that of the Nonlife Insurance stocks.

Brown & Brown stock dividend history

Brown & Brown Stock performance

Finally, last moth Brown & Brown showed a return of 5.20% compared to a worldwide -2.49% average, and a -3.03% of Financials firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 17.50% versus a worldwide performance of a 8.71%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for USA and Nonlife Insurance firms.

Brown & Brown stock and market return