Marsh & Mclennan Dividend yield

 Price  194.99
 Dividend  2.85
 Earnings  6.84
 Cash-flow  7.01
 Book value  21.19
 Equity  21.71

Marsh & Mclennan is part of Nonlife Insurance business, which is part of Financials industry. Marsh & Mclennan is a company from USA, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Marsh & Mclennan stock dividend

Marsh & Mclennan paid a total dividend of 1,411 million USD last year, for a market value of 96,520 millions (Market Cap 96,387 millions). Marsh & Mclennan dividend per share is 2.85 USD, and his stock market price 194.99 USD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Marsh & Mclennan has a dividend yield of 1.46%, lower than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from USA. 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 Marsh & Mclennan stocks dividend with other Nonlife Insurance companies or other of the high USA dividend stocks list.

Dividend yield of Marsh & Mclennan

Marsh & Mclennan Dividend Payout

About the ability of Marsh & Mclennan to maintain his current dividend of USD 2.85 per share, an amount that accounts for 1.46%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Marsh & Mclennan payout on ernings is currently 41.67%, which is higher than the market average, but lower than companies of Financials industry, which are 39.34% and 46.18% respectively. Both figures show that Marsh & Mclennan should not have problems to continue paying his 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 Marsh & Mclennan is USD 7.01 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of USD 2.85, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Marsh & Mclennan, compared againt world market average, USA companies, Financials industry and Nonlife Insurance sector companies.

Marsh & Mclennan payout

Marsh & Mclennan Dividend History

Below you will find a table with the historical evolution of Marsh & Mclennan'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 Marsh & Mclennan dividend stock, and compare it with the average of USA stocks and that of the Nonlife Insurance stocks.

Marsh & Mclennan stock dividend history

Marsh & Mclennan Stock performance

Finally, last moth Marsh & Mclennan showed a return of 3.50% compared to a worldwide -2.49% average, and a -3.03% of Financials firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 20.80% versus a worldwide performance of a 8.71%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for USA and Nonlife Insurance firms.

Marsh & Mclennan stock and market return