Diamondback Energy Dividend yield

 Price  48.40
 Dividend  1.50
 Earnings  1.52
 Cash-flow  17.29
 Book value  80.67
 Equity  84.44

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

Diamondback Energy paid a total dividend of 237 million USD last year, for a market value of 7,647 millions (Market Cap 7,598 millions). Dividend per share of Diamondback Energy is 1.50 USD, and his stock market price 48.40 USD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Diamondback Energy has a dividend yield of 3.10%, 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 Diamondback Energy dividend yield with other Oil and Gas Producers companies or firms from USA.

Dividend yield of Diamondback Energy

Diamondback Energy Dividend Payout

About the ability of Diamondback Energy to maintain his current dividend of USD 1.50 per share, an amount that accounts for 3.10%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Diamondback Energy payout on ernings is currently 98.68%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Oil and Gas industry, which are 38.57% and 45.97% respectively. Both figures show that Diamondback Energy 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 Diamondback Energy is USD 17.29 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of USD 1.50, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

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

Diamondback Energy payout

Diamondback Energy Dividend History

Year Yield  USD  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Diamondback Energy Stock performance

Finally, last moth Diamondback Energy showed a return of 21.10% compared to a worldwide 3.99% average, and a 5.49% of Oil and Gas firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a -47.90% versus a worldwide performance of a 6.65%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for USA and Oil and Gas Producers firms.

Diamondback Energy stock and market return