E.ON Dividend yield

 Price  11.38
 Dividend  0.51
 Earnings  0.97
 Cash-flow  3.79
 Book value  5.99
 Equity  5.33

E.ON is part of Gas Water and Multiutilities business, which is part of Utilities industry. E.ON is a company from Germany, and his stocks are publicly traded.

E.ON stock dividend

E.ON paid a total dividend of 1,331 million EUR last year, for a market value of 29,702 millions (Market Cap 25,192 millions). E.ON dividend per share is 0.51 EUR, and his stock market price 11.38 EUR.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, E.ON has a dividend yield of 4.48%, which is higher than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from Germany. 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 E.ON stocks dividend with other Gas Water and Multiutilities companies or other of the highest Germany dividend stocks list.

Dividend yield of E.ON

E.ON Dividend Payout

About the ability of E.ON to maintain his current dividend of EUR 0.51 per share, an amount that accounts for 4.48%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). E.ON payout on ernings is currently 52.58%, which is higher than the market average, but lower than companies of Utilities industry, which are 39.34% and 60.08% respectively. Both figures show that E.ON should not have problems to continue paying his 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 E.ON is EUR 3.79 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of EUR 0.51, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of E.ON, compared againt world market average, Germany companies, Utilities industry and Gas Water and Multiutilities sector companies.

E.ON payout

E.ON Dividend History

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

Year Yield  EUR  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Then you can see the evolution of E.ON dividend stock, and compare it with the average of Germany stocks and that of the Gas Water and Multiutilities stocks.

E.ON stock dividend history

E.ON Stock performance

Finally, last moth E.ON showed a return of -1.10% compared to a worldwide -2.49% average, and a -2.79% of Utilities firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 33.70% versus a worldwide performance of a 8.71%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for Germany and Gas Water and Multiutilities firms.

E.ON stock and market return