Commonwealth Bank of Dividend yield

 Price  102.18
 Dividend  4.50
 Earnings  6.27
 Cash-flow  -4.91
 Book value  42.58
 Equity  42.95

Commonwealth Bank of is part of Banks business, which is part of Financials industry. Commonwealth Bank of is a company from Australia, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Commonwealth Bank of stock dividend

Commonwealth Bank of paid a total dividend of 7,587 million AUD last year, for a market value of 172,275 millions (Market Cap 172,299 millions). Commonwealth Bank of dividend per share is 4.50 AUD, and his stock market price 102.18 AUD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Commonwealth Bank of has a dividend yield of 4.40%, which is higher than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from Australia. It is also bigger than average of Financials 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 Commonwealth Bank of stocks dividend with other Banks companies or other of the best Australia dividend stocks list.

Dividend yield of Commonwealth Bank of

Commonwealth Bank of Dividend Payout

About the ability of Commonwealth Bank of to maintain his current dividend of AUD 4.50 per share, an amount that accounts for 4.40%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Commonwealth Bank of payout on ernings is currently 71.77%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Financials industry, which are 39.34% and 46.18% respectively. Both figures show that Commonwealth Bank of 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 Commonwealth Bank of is AUD -4.91 per share, which is lower than the dividend per share paid by the company of AUD 4.50, so the company does not generate enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Commonwealth Bank of, compared againt world market average, Australia companies, Financials industry and Banks sector companies.

Commonwealth Bank of payout

Commonwealth Bank of Dividend History

Below you will find a table with the historical evolution of Commonwealth Bank of's dividend stock, both in percentage and in AUD, its Payout on Earnings and the number of shares (in case there is an split, number shares altered the dividend per share).

Year Yield  AUD  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Then you can see the evolution of Commonwealth Bank of dividend stock, and compare it with the average of Australia stocks and that of the Banks stocks.

Commonwealth Bank of stock dividend history

Commonwealth Bank of Stock performance

Finally, last moth Commonwealth Bank of showed a return of -3.30% compared to a worldwide -2.49% average, and a -3.03% of Financials firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 4.80% versus a worldwide performance of a 8.71%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for Australia and Banks firms.

Commonwealth Bank of stock and market return