Ace Ltd Dividend yield

 Price  213.90
 Dividend  3.21
 Earnings  20.57
 Cash-flow  25.77
 Book value  133.69
 Equity  131.02

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

Ace Ltd paid a total dividend of 1,384 million USD last year, for a market value of 92,191 millions (Market Cap 91,593 millions). Dividend per share of Ace Ltd is 3.21 USD, and his stock market price 213.90 USD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Ace Ltd has a dividend yield of 1.50%, 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 Ace Ltd dividend yield with other Nonlife Insurance companies or firms from USA.

Dividend yield of Ace Ltd

Ace Ltd Dividend Payout

About the ability of Ace Ltd to maintain his current dividend of USD 3.21 per share, an amount that accounts for 1.50%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Ace Ltd payout on ernings is currently 15.61%, which is lower than the market average and companies of Financials industry, which are 38.25% and 41.38% respectively. Both figures lead us to believe that there is confidence that Ace Ltdcan maintain his current 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 Ace Ltd is USD 25.77 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of USD 3.21, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

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

Ace Ltd payout

Ace Ltd Dividend History

Year Yield  USD  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Ace Ltd Stock performance

Finally, last moth Ace Ltd showed a return of 5.00% compared to a worldwide 1.12% average, and a 1.75% of Financials firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 35.40% versus a worldwide performance of a 5.73%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for USA and Nonlife Insurance firms.

Ace Ltd stock and market return