AXA Dividend yield

 Price  26.57
 Dividend  1.43
 Earnings  2.99
 Cash-flow  4.50
 Book value  18.98
 Equity  20.62

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

AXA paid a total dividend of 3,413 million EUR last year, for a market value of 63,423 millions (Market Cap 51,055 millions). Dividend per share of AXA is 1.43 EUR, and his stock market price 26.57 EUR.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, AXA has a dividend yield of 5.38%, which is higher than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from France. 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 AXA dividend yield with other Nonlife Insurance companies or firms from France.

Dividend yield of AXA

AXA Dividend Payout

About the ability of AXA to maintain his current dividend of EUR 1.43 per share, an amount that accounts for 5.38%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). AXA payout on ernings is currently 47.83%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Financials industry, which are 38.25% and 41.38% respectively. Both figures show that AXA 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 AXA is EUR 4.50 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of EUR 1.43, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of AXA, compared againt world market average, France companies, Financials industry and Nonlife Insurance sector companies.

AXA payout

AXA Dividend History

Year Yield  EUR  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

AXA Stock performance

Finally, last moth AXA showed a return of 9.40% compared to a worldwide 1.12% average, and a 1.75% of Financials firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 16.10% versus a worldwide performance of a 5.73%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for France and Nonlife Insurance firms.

AXA stock and market return