Dominion Resources Dividend yield

A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z
   USD per share 
 Price  77.13
 Dividend  3.76
 Earnings  1.73
 Cash-flow  6.32
 Book value  36.73
 Equity  30.35

Dominion Resources is part of Electricity business, which is part of Utilities industry. Dominion Resources is a company from USA, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Dominion Resources paid a total dividend of 3,094 million USD last year, for a market value of 63,478 millions (Market Cap 63,318 millions). Dividend per share of Dominion Resources is 3.76 USD, and his stock market price 77.13 USD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Dominion Resources has a dividend yield of 4.87%, which is higher than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from USA. It is also bigger than average of Utilities 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 Dominion Resources dividend yield with other Electricity companies or firms from USA.

Dividend yield of Dominion Resources

Dominion Resources Dividend Payout

About the ability of Dominion Resources to maintain his current dividend of USD 3.76 per share, an amount that accounts for 4.87%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Dominion Resources payout on ernings is currently 217.34%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Utilities industry, which are 41.09% and 60.83% respectively. Both figures show that Dominion Resources 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 Dominion Resources is USD 6.32 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of USD 3.76, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Dominion Resources, compared againt world market average, USA companies, Utilities industry and Electricity sector companies.

Dominion Resources payout

Dominion Resources Stock performance

Finally, last moth Dominion Resources showed a return of 6.80% compared to a worldwide 10.27% average, and a 7.37% of Utilities firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a -1.00% versus a worldwide performance of a -13.38%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for USA and Electricity firms.

Dominion Resources stock and market return

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