Fifth Third Bancorp Dividend yield

 Price  43.04
 Dividend  1.20
 Earnings  4.58
 Cash-flow  3.95
 Book value  28.69
 Equity  29.93

Fifth Third Bancorp is part of Banks business, which is part of Financials industry. Fifth Third Bancorp is a company from USA, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Fifth Third Bancorp paid a total dividend of 821 million USD last year, for a market value of 29,439 millions (Market Cap 29,271 millions). Dividend per share of Fifth Third Bancorp is 1.20 USD, and his stock market price 43.04 USD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Fifth Third Bancorp has a dividend yield of 2.79%, which is similar to the amount offered by both the market average and companies from USA. However, it is lower than the average of Financials 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 Fifth Third Bancorp dividend yield with other Banks companies or firms from USA.

Dividend yield of Fifth Third Bancorp

Fifth Third Bancorp Dividend Payout

About the ability of Fifth Third Bancorp to maintain his current dividend of USD 1.20 per share, an amount that accounts for 2.79%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Fifth Third Bancorp payout on ernings is currently 26.20%, which is lower than the market average and companies of Financials industry, which are 38.25% and 41.38% respectively. Both figures lead us to believe that there is confidence that Fifth Third Bancorpcan 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 Fifth Third Bancorp is USD 3.95 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of USD 1.20, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Fifth Third Bancorp, compared againt world market average, USA companies, Financials industry and Banks sector companies.

Fifth Third Bancorp payout

Fifth Third Bancorp Dividend History

Year Yield  USD  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Fifth Third Bancorp Stock performance

Finally, last moth Fifth Third Bancorp showed a return of -10.00% compared to a worldwide 1.12% average, and a 1.75% of Financials firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 14.90% versus a worldwide performance of a 5.73%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for USA and Banks firms.

Fifth Third Bancorp stock and market return