Firstenergy Corp. Dividend yield

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   USD per share 
 Price  35.91
 Dividend  1.44
 Earnings  -3.56
 Cash-flow  7.98
 Book value  8.16
 Equity  10.63

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

Firstenergy Corp. paid a total dividend of 687 million USD last year, for a market value of 17,129 millions (Market Cap 17,088 millions). Dividend per share of Firstenergy Corp. is 1.44 USD, and his stock market price 35.91 USD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Firstenergy Corp. has a dividend yield of 4.01%, 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 Firstenergy Corp. dividend yield with other Electricity companies or firms from USA.

Dividend yield of Firstenergy Corp.

Firstenergy Corp. Dividend Payout

About the ability of Firstenergy Corp. to maintain his current dividend of USD 1.44 per share, an amount that accounts for 4.01%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Firstenergy Corp. payout on ernings is currently -40.45%, which is lower than the market average and companies of Utilities industry, which are 38.56% and 48.82% respectively. Both figures lead us to believe that there is confidence that Firstenergy Corp.can 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 Firstenergy Corp. is USD 7.98 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of USD 1.44, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Firstenergy Corp., compared againt world market average, USA companies, Utilities industry and Electricity sector companies. You might also need to check full financial report of Firstenergy Corp..

Firstenergy Corp. payout

Firstenergy Corp. Stock performance

Finally, last moth Firstenergy Corp. showed a return of 4.30% compared to a worldwide -1.61% average, and a -1.50% of Utilities firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 23.10% versus a worldwide performance of a 7.26%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for USA and Electricity firms.

Firstenergy Corp. stock and market return

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