Aker Dividend yield

 Price  784.00
 Dividend  26.26
 Earnings  60.78
 Cash-flow  24.20
 Book value  392.00
 Equity  310.10

Aker is part of Financial Services business, which is part of Financials industry. Aker is a company from Norway, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Aker paid a total dividend of 1,943 million NOK last year, for a market value of 58,016 millions (Market Cap 18,754 millions). Dividend per share of Aker is 26.26 NOK, and his stock market price 784.00 NOK.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Aker has a dividend yield of 3.35%, lower than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from Norway. 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 Aker dividend yield with other Financial Services companies or firms from Norway.

Dividend yield of Aker

Aker Dividend Payout

About the ability of Aker to maintain his current dividend of NOK 26.26 per share, an amount that accounts for 3.35%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Aker payout on ernings is currently 43.21%, which is higher than the market average, but lower than companies of Financials industry, which are 40.22% and 45.20% respectively. Both figures show that Aker 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 Aker is NOK 24.20 per share, which is lower than the dividend per share paid by the company of NOK 26.26, 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 Aker, compared againt world market average, Norway companies, Financials industry and Financial Services sector companies.

Aker payout

Aker Dividend History

Year Yield  NOK  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Aker Stock performance

Finally, last moth Aker showed a return of 5.00% compared to a worldwide -0.44% average, and a -0.34% of Financials firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 24.80% versus a worldwide performance of a -6.34%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for Norway and Financial Services firms.

Aker stock and market return