Chevron Dividend yield

 Price  162.83
 Dividend  5.68
 Earnings  8.10
 Cash-flow  15.08
 Book value  70.80
 Equity  70.43

Chevron is part of Oil and Gas Producers business, which is part of Oil and Gas industry. Chevron is a company from USA, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Chevron paid a total dividend of 10,979 million USD last year, for a market value of 314,750 millions (Market Cap 314,651 millions). Dividend per share of Chevron is 5.68 USD, and his stock market price 162.83 USD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Chevron has a dividend yield of 3.49%, which is similar to the amount offered by both the market average and companies from USA. However, it is lower than the average of Oil and Gas 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 Chevron dividend yield with other Oil and Gas Producers companies or firms from USA.

Dividend yield of Chevron

Chevron Dividend Payout

About the ability of Chevron to maintain his current dividend of USD 5.68 per share, an amount that accounts for 3.49%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Chevron payout on ernings is currently 70.12%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Oil and Gas industry, which are 38.25% and 49.79% respectively. Both figures show that Chevron 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 Chevron is USD 15.08 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of USD 5.68, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

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

Chevron payout

Chevron Dividend History

Year Yield  USD  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Chevron Stock performance

Finally, last moth Chevron showed a return of 13.10% compared to a worldwide 1.12% average, and a 4.54% of Oil and Gas firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 55.40% versus a worldwide performance of a 5.73%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for USA and Oil and Gas Producers firms.

Chevron stock and market return