Swiss Re Dividend yield

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   CHF per share 
 Price  85.70
 Dividend  5.00
 Earnings  1.03
 Cash-flow  4.06
 Book value  95.22
 Equity  93.64

Swiss Re is part of Nonlife Insurance business, which is part of Financials industry. Swiss Re is a company from Switzerland, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Swiss Re paid a total dividend of 1,575 million CHF last year, for a market value of 26,996 millions (Market Cap 26,915 millions). Dividend per share of Swiss Re is 5.00 CHF, and his stock market price 85.70 CHF.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Swiss Re has a dividend yield of 5.83%, which is higher than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from Switzerland. 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 Swiss Re dividend yield with other Nonlife Insurance companies or firms from Switzerland.

Dividend yield of Swiss Re

Swiss Re Dividend Payout

About the ability of Swiss Re to maintain his current dividend of CHF 5.00 per share, an amount that accounts for 5.83%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Swiss Re payout on ernings is currently 485.44%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Financials industry, which are 38.56% and 44.81% respectively. Both figures show that Swiss Re 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 Swiss Re is CHF 4.06 per share, which is lower than the dividend per share paid by the company of CHF 5.00, 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 Swiss Re, compared againt world market average, Switzerland companies, Financials industry and Nonlife Insurance sector companies. You might also need to check full financial report of Swiss Re.

Swiss Re payout

Swiss Re Stock performance

Finally, last moth Swiss Re showed a return of 0.60% compared to a worldwide -1.61% average, and a -1.70% of Financials firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a -2.20% versus a worldwide performance of a 7.26%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for Switzerland and Nonlife Insurance firms.

Swiss Re stock and market return

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