APA Group Dividend yield

 Price  10.02
 Dividend  0.51
 Earnings  0.42
 Cash-flow  0.93
 Book value  2.71
 Equity  2.86

APA Group is part of Oil Equipment Services and Distrib. business, which is part of Oil and Gas industry. APA Group is a company from Australia, and his stocks are publicly traded.

APA Group paid a total dividend of 602 million AUD last year, for a market value of 11,824 millions (Market Cap 11,823 millions). Dividend per share of APA Group is 0.51 AUD, and his stock market price 10.02 AUD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, APA Group has a dividend yield of 5.09%, which is higher than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from Australia. It is also bigger than average of Oil and Gas 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 APA Group dividend yield with other Oil Equipment Services and Distrib. companies or firms from Australia.

Dividend yield of APA Group

APA Group Dividend Payout

About the ability of APA Group to maintain his current dividend of AUD 0.51 per share, an amount that accounts for 5.09%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). APA Group payout on ernings is currently 121.43%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Oil and Gas industry, which are 38.17% and 19.73% respectively. Both figures show that APA Group 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 APA Group is AUD 0.93 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of AUD 0.51, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of APA Group, compared againt world market average, Australia companies, Oil and Gas industry and Oil Equipment Services and Distrib. sector companies.

APA Group payout

APA Group Dividend History

Year Yield  AUD  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

APA Group Stock performance

Finally, last moth APA Group showed a return of 7.90% compared to a worldwide 4.24% average, and a 2.02% of Oil and Gas firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a -2.30% versus a worldwide performance of a 53.49%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for Australia and Oil Equipment Services and Distrib. firms.

APA Group stock and market return