Amer. Elec Power Co Dividend yield

 Price  81.18
 Dividend  2.96
 Earnings  9.66
 Cash-flow  7.66
 Book value  40.59
 Equity  40.25

Amer. Elec Power Co is part of Electricity business, which is part of Utilities industry. Amer. Elec Power Co is a company from USA, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Amer. Elec Power Co paid a total dividend of 1,480 million USD last year, for a market value of 40,590 millions (Market Cap 40,563 millions). Dividend per share of Amer. Elec Power Co is 2.96 USD, and his stock market price 81.18 USD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Amer. Elec Power Co has a dividend yield of 3.65%, which is similar to the amount offered by both the market average and companies from USA. However, it is lower than the average of Utilities industry. The company should be deeply analized because dividend yields should be similar among companies from the same industry unless they carry an opposite strategy.

In addition, you should compare Amer. Elec Power Co dividend yield with other Electricity companies or firms from USA.

Dividend yield of Amer. Elec Power Co

Amer. Elec Power Co Dividend Payout

About the ability of Amer. Elec Power Co to maintain his current dividend of USD 2.96 per share, an amount that accounts for 3.65%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Amer. Elec Power Co payout on ernings is currently 30.64%, which is lower than the market average and companies of Utilities industry, which are 39.27% and 52.49% respectively. Both figures lead us to believe that there is confidence that Amer. Elec Power Cocan 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 Amer. Elec Power Co is USD 7.66 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of USD 2.96, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Amer. Elec Power Co, compared againt world market average, USA companies, Utilities industry and Electricity sector companies.

Amer. Elec Power Co payout

Amer. Elec Power Co Dividend History

Year Yield  USD  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Amer. Elec Power Co Stock performance

Finally, last moth Amer. Elec Power Co showed a return of -9.40% compared to a worldwide -1.33% average, and a -0.64% of Utilities firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a -0.70% versus a worldwide performance of a 31.58%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for USA and Electricity firms.

Amer. Elec Power Co stock and market return