A2A Dividend yield

 Price  1.55
 Dividend  0.08
 Earnings  0.16
 Cash-flow  0.27
 Book value  1.11
 Equity  1.08

A2A is part of Electricity business, which is part of Utilities industry. A2A is a company from Italy, and his stocks are publicly traded.

A2A paid a total dividend of 249 million EUR last year, for a market value of 4,819 millions (Market Cap 2,394 millions). Dividend per share of A2A is 0.08 EUR, and his stock market price 1.55 EUR.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, A2A has a dividend yield of 4.99%, which is higher than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from Italy. It is also bigger than average of Utilities 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 A2A dividend yield with other Electricity companies or firms from Italy.

Dividend yield of A2A

A2A Dividend Payout

About the ability of A2A to maintain his current dividend of EUR 0.08 per share, an amount that accounts for 4.99%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). A2A payout on ernings is currently 50.00%, which is higher than the market average, but lower than companies of Utilities industry, which are 38.17% and 58.26% respectively. Both figures show that A2A 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 A2A is EUR 0.27 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of EUR 0.08, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of A2A, compared againt world market average, Italy companies, Utilities industry and Electricity sector companies.

A2A payout

A2A Dividend History

Year Yield  EUR  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

A2A Stock performance

Finally, last moth A2A showed a return of 11.30% compared to a worldwide 4.24% average, and a 7.19% of Utilities firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 37.00% versus a worldwide performance of a 53.49%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for Italy and Electricity firms.

A2A stock and market return