Imperial Oil Dividend yield

 Price  40.03
 Dividend  1.08
 Earnings  -2.63
 Cash-flow  1.13
 Book value  30.79
 Equity  32.47

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

Imperial Oil paid a total dividend of 761 million CAD last year, for a market value of 28,221 millions (Market Cap 8,569 millions). Dividend per share of Imperial Oil is 1.08 CAD, and his stock market price 40.03 CAD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Imperial Oil has a dividend yield of 2.70%, which is similar to the amount offered by both the market average and companies from Canada. However, it is lower than the average of Oil and Gas 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 Imperial Oil dividend yield with other Oil and Gas Producers companies or firms from Canada.

Dividend yield of Imperial Oil

Imperial Oil Dividend Payout

About the ability of Imperial Oil to maintain his current dividend of CAD 1.08 per share, an amount that accounts for 2.70%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Imperial Oil payout on ernings is currently -41.06%, which is lower than the market average and companies of Oil and Gas industry, which are 39.27% and 29.88% respectively. Both figures lead us to believe that there is confidence that Imperial Oilcan 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 Imperial Oil is CAD 1.13 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of CAD 1.08, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

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

Imperial Oil payout

Imperial Oil Dividend History

Year Yield  CAD  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Imperial Oil Stock performance

Finally, last moth Imperial Oil showed a return of 19.90% compared to a worldwide -1.33% average, and a 7.97% of Oil and Gas firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 151.10% versus a worldwide performance of a 31.58%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for Canada and Oil and Gas Producers firms.

Imperial Oil stock and market return