Prudential Financial Dividend yield




   USD/share 
 Price  105.20
 Dividend  4.60
 Earnings  -1.14
 Cash-flow  21.47
 Book value  87.67
 Equity  87.69

Prudential Financial is part of Life Insurance business, which is part of Financials industry. Prudential Financial is a company from USA, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Prudential Financial paid a total dividend of 1,776 million USD last year, for a market value of 40,607 millions (Market Cap 40,566 millions). Dividend per share of Prudential Financial is 4.60 USD, and his stock market price 105.20 USD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Prudential Financial has a dividend yield of 4.37%, which is higher than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from USA. It is also bigger than average of Financials industry. This high dividend yield might be a sign to worry about the future of the company so deeper analysis is needed.

In addition, you should compare Prudential Financial dividend yield with other Life Insurance companies or firms from USA.

Dividend yield of Prudential Financial

Prudential Financial Dividend Payout

About the ability of Prudential Financial to maintain his current dividend of USD 4.60 per share, an amount that accounts for 4.37%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Prudential Financial payout on ernings is currently -403.51%, which is lower than the market average and companies of Financials industry, which are 39.27% and 39.00% respectively. Both figures lead us to believe that there is confidence that Prudential Financialcan 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 Prudential Financial is USD 21.47 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of USD 4.60, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

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

Prudential Financial payout

Prudential Financial Dividend History

Year Yield  USD  Paypout  Shares* 
Present4.37%4.60-403.51%386
20205.64%4.4041.16%395
20194.27%4.0040.98%406
20184.41%3.6030.03%413
20172.61%3.0028.96%429
20162.78%2.8021.71%437
20153.24%2.8081.63%453

*In millions

Prudential Financial Stock performance

Finally, last moth Prudential Financial showed a return of -0.60% compared to a worldwide -1.33% average, and a -1.33% of Financials firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 65.60% versus a worldwide performance of a 31.58%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for USA and Life Insurance firms.

Prudential Financial stock and market return