Ecopetrol SA Dividend yield

 Price  2,357.00
 Dividend  365.57
 Earnings  841.79
 Cash-flow  812.76
 Book value  2,142.73
 Equity  1,999.50

Ecopetrol SA is part of Oil and Gas Producers business, which is part of Oil and Gas industry. Ecopetrol SA is a company from Colombia, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Ecopetrol SA stock dividend

Ecopetrol SA paid a total dividend of 15,031,142 million COP last year, for a market value of 96,912,769 millions (Market Cap 11,153,013 millions). Ecopetrol SA dividend per share is 365.57 COP, and his stock market price 2,357.00 COP.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Ecopetrol SA has a dividend yield of 15.51%, which is higher than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from Colombia. It is also bigger than average of Oil and Gas 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 Ecopetrol SA stocks dividend with other Oil and Gas Producers companies or other of the highest Colombia dividend stocks list.

Dividend yield of Ecopetrol SA

Ecopetrol SA Dividend Payout

About the ability of Ecopetrol SA to maintain his current dividend of COP 365.57 per share, an amount that accounts for 15.51%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Ecopetrol SA payout on ernings is currently 43.43%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Oil and Gas industry, which are 39.34% and 38.55% respectively. Both figures show that Ecopetrol SA 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 Ecopetrol SA is COP 812.76 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of COP 365.57, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

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

Ecopetrol SA payout

Ecopetrol SA Dividend History

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

Year Yield  COP  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Then you can see the evolution of Ecopetrol SA dividend stock, and compare it with the average of Colombia stocks and that of the Oil and Gas Producers stocks.

Ecopetrol SA stock dividend history

Ecopetrol SA Stock performance

Finally, last moth Ecopetrol SA showed a return of 2.80% compared to a worldwide -2.49% average, and a -1.44% of Oil and Gas firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 4.40% versus a worldwide performance of a 8.71%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for Colombia and Oil and Gas Producers firms.

Ecopetrol SA stock and market return