Canadian Natural Rs. Dividend yield

 Price  30.59
 Dividend  1.70
 Earnings  4.57
 Cash-flow  7.46
 Book value  30.59
 Equity  28.21

Canadian Natural Rs. is part of Oil and Gas Producers business, which is part of Oil and Gas industry. Canadian Natural Rs. is a company from Canada, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Canadian Natural Rs. paid a total dividend of 2,008 million CAD last year, for a market value of 36,127 millions (Market Cap 35,322 millions). Dividend per share of Canadian Natural Rs. is 1.70 CAD, and his stock market price 30.59 CAD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Canadian Natural Rs. has a dividend yield of 5.56%, which is higher than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from Canada. It is also bigger than average of Oil and Gas 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 Canadian Natural Rs. dividend yield with other Oil and Gas Producers companies or firms from Canada.

Dividend yield of Canadian Natural Rs.

Canadian Natural Rs. Dividend Payout

About the ability of Canadian Natural Rs. to maintain his current dividend of CAD 1.70 per share, an amount that accounts for 5.56%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Canadian Natural Rs. payout on ernings is currently 37.20%, which is lower than the market average and companies of Oil and Gas industry, which are 38.57% and 45.97% respectively. Both figures lead us to believe that there is confidence that Canadian Natural Rs.can 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 Canadian Natural Rs. is CAD 7.46 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of CAD 1.70, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Canadian Natural Rs., compared againt world market average, Canada companies, Oil and Gas industry and Oil and Gas Producers sector companies.

Canadian Natural Rs. payout

Canadian Natural Rs. Dividend History

Year Yield  CAD  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Canadian Natural Rs. Stock performance

Finally, last moth Canadian Natural Rs. showed a return of 3.20% compared to a worldwide 3.99% average, and a 5.49% of Oil and Gas firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a -27.20% versus a worldwide performance of a 6.65%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for Canada and Oil and Gas Producers firms.

Canadian Natural Rs. stock and market return