Canadian Utilities A Dividend yield

A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z
   CAD per share 
 Price  32.74
 Dividend  1.74
 Earnings  3.41
 Cash-flow  3.21
 Book value  19.26
 Equity  18.53

Canadian Utilities A is part of Gas Water and Multiutilities business, which is part of Utilities industry. Canadian Utilities A is a company from Canada, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Canadian Utilities A paid a total dividend of 348 million CAD last year, for a market value of 6,548 millions (Market Cap 4,021 millions). Dividend per share of Canadian Utilities A is 1.74 CAD, and his stock market price 32.74 CAD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Canadian Utilities A has a dividend yield of 5.32%, which is higher than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from Canada. It is also bigger than average of Utilities 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 Utilities A dividend yield with other Gas Water and Multiutilities companies or firms from Canada.

Dividend yield of Canadian Utilities A

Canadian Utilities A Dividend Payout

About the ability of Canadian Utilities A to maintain his current dividend of CAD 1.74 per share, an amount that accounts for 5.32%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Canadian Utilities A payout on ernings is currently 51.03%, which is higher than the market average, but lower than companies of Utilities industry, which are 37.71% and 69.01% respectively. Both figures show that Canadian Utilities A should not have problems to continue paying his 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 Utilities A is CAD 3.21 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of CAD 1.74, 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 Utilities A, compared againt world market average, Canada companies, Utilities industry and Gas Water and Multiutilities sector companies.

Canadian Utilities A payout

Canadian Utilities A Stock performance

Finally, last moth Canadian Utilities A showed a return of -4.70% compared to a worldwide 4.35% average, and a -1.16% of Utilities firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a -14.90% versus a worldwide performance of a 2.14%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for Canada and Gas Water and Multiutilities firms.

Canadian Utilities A stock and market return

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