Cigna Corp Dividend yield

 Price  239.61
 Dividend  4.48
 Earnings  21.02
 Cash-flow  21.78
 Book value  140.95
 Equity  148.03

Cigna Corp is part of Health Care Equipment and Services business, which is part of Health Care industry. Cigna Corp is a company from USA, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Cigna Corp paid a total dividend of 1,483 million USD last year, for a market value of 79,311 millions (Market Cap 77,877 millions). Dividend per share of Cigna Corp is 4.48 USD, and his stock market price 239.61 USD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Cigna Corp has a dividend yield of 1.87%, which is lower than the amount offered by the market average , but bigger than Health Care industry. Dividend yields are similar among companies from the same industry, so it is a positive sign for the company.

In addition, you should compare Cigna Corp dividend yield with other Health Care Equipment and Services companies or firms from USA.

Dividend yield of Cigna Corp

Cigna Corp Dividend Payout

About the ability of Cigna Corp to maintain his current dividend of USD 4.48 per share, an amount that accounts for 1.87%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Cigna Corp payout on ernings is currently 21.31%, which is lower than the market average and companies of Health Care industry, which are 38.25% and 29.07% respectively. Both figures lead us to believe that there is confidence that Cigna Corpcan 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 Cigna Corp is USD 21.78 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of USD 4.48, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Cigna Corp, compared againt world market average, USA companies, Health Care industry and Health Care Equipment and Services sector companies.

Cigna Corp payout

Cigna Corp Dividend History

Year Yield  USD  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Cigna Corp Stock performance

Finally, last moth Cigna Corp showed a return of 0.80% compared to a worldwide 1.12% average, and a 1.32% of Health Care firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a -0.90% versus a worldwide performance of a 5.73%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for USA and Health Care Equipment and Services firms.

Cigna Corp stock and market return