Chevron Dividend yield

 Price  161.10
 Dividend  6.04
 Earnings  18.31
 Cash-flow  25.57
 Book value  80.55
 Equity  76.93

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 stock dividend

Chevron paid a total dividend of 11,687 million USD last year, for a market value of 311,729 millions (Market Cap 284,690 millions). Chevron dividend per share is 6.04 USD, and his stock market price 161.10 USD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Chevron has a dividend yield of 3.75%, 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 stocks dividend with other Oil and Gas Producers companies or other of the best USA dividend stocks list.

Dividend yield of Chevron

Chevron Dividend Payout

About the ability of Chevron to maintain his current dividend of USD 6.04 per share, an amount that accounts for 3.75%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Chevron payout on ernings is currently 32.99%, which is lower than the market average and companies of Oil and Gas industry, which are 39.34% and 38.55% respectively. Both figures lead us to believe that there is confidence that Chevroncan 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 Chevron is USD 25.57 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of USD 6.04, 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

Below you will find a table with the historical evolution of Chevron'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 Chevron dividend stock, and compare it with the average of USA stocks and that of the Oil and Gas Producers stocks.

Chevron stock dividend history

Chevron Stock performance

Finally, last moth Chevron showed a return of -1.60% compared to a worldwide -2.49% average, and a -1.44% of Oil and Gas firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 1.90% versus a worldwide performance of a 8.71%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for USA and Oil and Gas Producers firms.

Chevron stock and market return