Medibank Private Dividend yield

 Price  3.66
 Dividend  0.14
 Earnings  0.20
 Cash-flow  0.09
 Book value  0.76
 Equity  0.73

Medibank Private is part of Life Insurance business, which is part of Financials industry. Medibank Private is a company from Australia, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Medibank Private stock dividend

Medibank Private paid a total dividend of 386 million AUD last year, for a market value of 10,080 millions (Market Cap 10,080 millions). Medibank Private dividend per share is 0.14 AUD, and his stock market price 3.66 AUD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Medibank Private has a dividend yield of 3.72%, which is similar to the amount offered by both the market average and companies from Australia. 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 Medibank Private stocks dividend with other Life Insurance companies or other of the high Australia dividend stocks list.

Dividend yield of Medibank Private

Medibank Private Dividend Payout

About the ability of Medibank Private to maintain his current dividend of AUD 0.14 per share, an amount that accounts for 3.72%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Medibank Private payout on ernings is currently 70.00%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Financials industry, which are 39.34% and 46.18% respectively. Both figures show that Medibank Private can have problems to keep with his present dividend yield.

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 Medibank Private is AUD 0.09 per share, which is lower than the dividend per share paid by the company of AUD 0.14, so the company does not generate enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Medibank Private, compared againt world market average, Australia companies, Financials industry and Life Insurance sector companies.

Medibank Private payout

Medibank Private Dividend History

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

Year Yield  AUD  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Then you can see the evolution of Medibank Private dividend stock, and compare it with the average of Australia stocks and that of the Life Insurance stocks.

Medibank Private stock dividend history

Medibank Private Stock performance

Finally, last moth Medibank Private showed a return of 4.30% compared to a worldwide -2.49% average, and a -3.03% of Financials firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a -1.30% versus a worldwide performance of a 8.71%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for Australia and Life Insurance firms.

Medibank Private stock and market return