Hess Corp. Dividend yield

 Price  154.50
 Dividend  1.75
 Earnings  6.84
 Cash-flow  12.88
 Book value  25.75
 Equity  23.11

Hess Corp. is part of Oil and Gas Producers business, which is part of Oil and Gas industry. Hess Corp. is a company from USA, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Hess Corp. stock dividend

Hess Corp. paid a total dividend of 537 million USD last year, for a market value of 47,432 millions (Market Cap 42,862 millions). Hess Corp. dividend per share is 1.75 USD, and his stock market price 154.50 USD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Hess Corp. has a dividend yield of 1.13%, lower than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from USA. It is also lower than average of Oil and Gas industry. This low dividend yield might has several explanations: company overpriced, expanding their business,...

In addition, you should compare Hess Corp. stocks dividend with other Oil and Gas Producers companies or other of the highest USA dividend stocks list.

Dividend yield of Hess Corp.

Hess Corp. Dividend Payout

About the ability of Hess Corp. to maintain his current dividend of USD 1.75 per share, an amount that accounts for 1.13%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Hess Corp. payout on ernings is currently 25.58%, which is lower than the market average and companies of Oil and Gas industry, which are 39.34% and 38.55% respectively. Both figures lead us to believe that there is confidence that Hess 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 Hess Corp. is USD 12.88 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of USD 1.75, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

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

Hess Corp. payout

Hess Corp. Dividend History

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

Year Yield  USD  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Then you can see the evolution of Hess Corp. dividend stock, and compare it with the average of USA stocks and that of the Oil and Gas Producers stocks.

Hess Corp. stock dividend history

Hess Corp. Stock performance

Finally, last moth Hess Corp. showed a return of 1.80% compared to a worldwide -2.49% average, and a -1.44% of Oil and Gas firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 27.90% versus a worldwide performance of a 8.71%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for USA and Oil and Gas Producers firms.

Hess Corp. stock and market return