Aker Dividend yield

 Price  654.50
 Dividend  23.50
 Earnings  20.84
 Cash-flow  44.22
 Book value  233.75
 Equity  -393.21

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 1,739 million NOK last year, for a market value of 48,433 millions (Market Cap 15,654 millions). Dividend per share of Aker is 23.50 NOK, and his stock market price 654.50 NOK.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Aker has a dividend yield of 3.59%, which is higher than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from Norway. 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 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 23.50 per share, an amount that accounts for 3.59%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Aker payout on ernings is currently 112.76%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Financials industry, which are 38.17% and 41.32% respectively. Both figures show that Aker 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 Aker is NOK 44.22 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of NOK 23.50, so the company generates 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 -5.80% compared to a worldwide 4.24% average, and a 4.05% of Financials firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 177.80% versus a worldwide performance of a 53.49%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for Norway and Financial Services firms.

Aker stock and market return