Origin Energy Dividend yield

 Price  8.71
 Dividend  0.33
 Earnings  0.69
 Cash-flow  -0.45
 Book value  5.12
 Equity  5.48

Origin Energy is part of Gas Water and Multiutilities business, which is part of Utilities industry. Origin Energy is a company from Australia, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Origin Energy stock dividend

Origin Energy paid a total dividend of 569 million AUD last year, for a market value of 15,007 millions (Market Cap 14,959 millions). Origin Energy dividend per share is 0.33 AUD, and his stock market price 8.71 AUD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Origin Energy has a dividend yield of 3.79%, which is similar to the amount offered by both the market average and companies from Australia. However, it is lower than the average of Utilities 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 Origin Energy stocks dividend with other Gas Water and Multiutilities companies or other of the best Australia dividend stocks list.

Dividend yield of Origin Energy

Origin Energy Dividend Payout

About the ability of Origin Energy to maintain his current dividend of AUD 0.33 per share, an amount that accounts for 3.79%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Origin Energy payout on ernings is currently 47.83%, which is higher than the market average, but lower than companies of Utilities industry, which are 39.34% and 60.08% respectively. Both figures show that Origin Energy 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 Origin Energy is AUD -0.45 per share, which is lower than the dividend per share paid by the company of AUD 0.33, 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 Origin Energy, compared againt world market average, Australia companies, Utilities industry and Gas Water and Multiutilities sector companies.

Origin Energy payout

Origin Energy Dividend History

Below you will find a table with the historical evolution of Origin Energy'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 Origin Energy dividend stock, and compare it with the average of Australia stocks and that of the Gas Water and Multiutilities stocks.

Origin Energy stock dividend history

Origin Energy Stock performance

Finally, last moth Origin Energy showed a return of 2.80% compared to a worldwide -2.49% average, and a -2.79% of Utilities firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 38.00% versus a worldwide performance of a 8.71%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for Australia and Gas Water and Multiutilities firms.

Origin Energy stock and market return