Sun Communities Dividend yield

 Price  143.00
 Dividend  3.52
 Earnings  3.44
 Cash-flow  6.11
 Book value  55.00
 Equity  50.59

Sun Communities is part of Real Estate Investment Trusts business, which is part of Financials industry. Sun Communities is a company from USA, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Sun Communities paid a total dividend of 433 million USD last year, for a market value of 17,589 millions (Market Cap 17,362 millions). Dividend per share of Sun Communities is 3.52 USD, and his stock market price 143.00 USD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Sun Communities has a dividend yield of 2.46%, 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 Sun Communities dividend yield with other Real Estate Investment Trusts companies or firms from USA.

Dividend yield of Sun Communities

Sun Communities Dividend Payout

About the ability of Sun Communities to maintain his current dividend of USD 3.52 per share, an amount that accounts for 2.46%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Sun Communities payout on ernings is currently 102.33%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Financials industry, which are 41.22% and 45.75% respectively. Both figures show that Sun Communities 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 Sun Communities is USD 6.11 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of USD 3.52, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Sun Communities, compared againt world market average, USA companies, Financials industry and Real Estate Investment Trusts sector companies.

Sun Communities payout

Sun Communities Dividend History

Year Yield  USD  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Sun Communities Stock performance

Finally, last moth Sun Communities showed a return of -2.70% compared to a worldwide -2.30% average, and a -1.59% of Financials firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a -31.90% versus a worldwide performance of a -5.85%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for USA and Real Estate Investment Trusts firms.

Sun Communities stock and market return