Fairfax Fin. Holdgs 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
   CAD per share 
 Price  600.98
 Dividend  13.64
 Earnings  83.47
 Cash-flow  117.84
 Book value  546.35
 Equity  456.12

Fairfax Fin. Holdgs is part of Nonlife Insurance business, which is part of Financials industry. Fairfax Fin. Holdgs is a company from Canada, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Fairfax Fin. Holdgs paid a total dividend of 382 million CAD last year, for a market value of 16,827 millions (Market Cap 16,163 millions). Dividend per share of Fairfax Fin. Holdgs is 13.64 CAD, and his stock market price 600.98 CAD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Fairfax Fin. Holdgs has a dividend yield of 2.27%, lower than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from Canada. It is also lower than average of Financials industry. This low dividend yield might has several explanations: company overpriced, expanding their business,...

In addition, you should compare Fairfax Fin. Holdgs dividend yield with other Nonlife Insurance companies or firms from Canada.

Dividend yield of Fairfax Fin. Holdgs

Fairfax Fin. Holdgs Dividend Payout

About the ability of Fairfax Fin. Holdgs to maintain his current dividend of CAD 13.64 per share, an amount that accounts for 2.27%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Fairfax Fin. Holdgs payout on ernings is currently 16.34%, which is lower than the market average and companies of Financials industry, which are 40.41% and 45.44% respectively. Both figures lead us to believe that there is confidence that Fairfax Fin. Holdgscan maintain his current 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 Fairfax Fin. Holdgs is CAD 117.84 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of CAD 13.64, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Fairfax Fin. Holdgs, compared againt world market average, Canada companies, Financials industry and Nonlife Insurance sector companies.

Fairfax Fin. Holdgs payout

Fairfax Fin. Holdgs Stock performance

Finally, last moth Fairfax Fin. Holdgs showed a return of -4.30% compared to a worldwide -5.60% average, and a -5.58% of Financials firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a -10.20% versus a worldwide performance of a -11.41%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for Canada and Nonlife Insurance firms.

Fairfax Fin. Holdgs stock and market return

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