Ageas Dividend yield

 Price  51.56
 Dividend  2.65
 Earnings  6.37
 Cash-flow  2.49
 Book value  39.66
 Equity  43.33

Ageas is part of Life Insurance business, which is part of Financials industry. Ageas is a company from Belgium and Lux., and his stocks are publicly traded.

Ageas paid a total dividend of 496 million EUR last year, for a market value of 9,642 millions (Market Cap 9,170 millions). Dividend per share of Ageas is 2.65 EUR, and his stock market price 51.56 EUR.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Ageas has a dividend yield of 5.14%, which is higher than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from Belgium and Lux.. 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 Ageas dividend yield with other Life Insurance companies or firms from Belgium and Lux..

Dividend yield of Ageas

Ageas Dividend Payout

About the ability of Ageas to maintain his current dividend of EUR 2.65 per share, an amount that accounts for 5.14%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Ageas payout on ernings is currently 41.60%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Financials industry, which are 38.17% and 41.32% respectively. Both figures show that Ageas 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 Ageas is EUR 2.49 per share, which is lower than the dividend per share paid by the company of EUR 2.65, 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 Ageas, compared againt world market average, Belgium and Lux. companies, Financials industry and Life Insurance sector companies.

Ageas payout

Ageas Dividend History

Year Yield  EUR  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Ageas Stock performance

Finally, last moth Ageas showed a return of 11.00% compared to a worldwide 4.24% average, and a 4.05% of Financials firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 36.00% versus a worldwide performance of a 53.49%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for Belgium and Lux. and Life Insurance firms.

Ageas stock and market return