AmerisourceBergen Dividend yield




   USD/share 
 Price  118.07
 Dividend  1.76
 Earnings  -16.17
 Cash-flow  10.83
 Book value  -5.00
 Equity  0.00

AmerisourceBergen is part of Food and Drug Retailers business, which is part of Consumer Services industry. AmerisourceBergen is a company from USA, and his stocks are publicly traded.

AmerisourceBergen paid a total dividend of 357 million USD last year, for a market value of 23,968 millions (Market Cap 17,150 millions). Dividend per share of AmerisourceBergen is 1.76 USD, and his stock market price 118.07 USD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, AmerisourceBergen has a dividend yield of 1.49%, lower than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from USA. It is also lower than average of Consumer Services industry. This low dividend yield might has several explanations: company overpriced, expanding their business,...

In addition, you should compare AmerisourceBergen dividend yield with other Food and Drug Retailers companies or firms from USA.

Dividend yield of AmerisourceBergen

AmerisourceBergen Dividend Payout

About the ability of AmerisourceBergen to maintain his current dividend of USD 1.76 per share, an amount that accounts for 1.49%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). AmerisourceBergen payout on ernings is currently -10.88%, which is lower than the market average and companies of Consumer Services industry, which are 38.17% and 23.35% respectively. Both figures lead us to believe that there is confidence that AmerisourceBergencan 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 AmerisourceBergen is USD 10.83 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of USD 1.76, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of AmerisourceBergen, compared againt world market average, USA companies, Consumer Services industry and Food and Drug Retailers sector companies.

AmerisourceBergen payout

AmerisourceBergen Dividend History

Year Yield  USD  Paypout  Shares* 
Present1.49%1.76-10.88%203
20201.80%1.76-10.80%203
20191.88%1.6034.04%210
20182.15%1.6026.89%216
20171.66%1.5262.04%218
20161.87%1.4619.84%216
20151.38%1.360.00%216

*In millions

AmerisourceBergen Stock performance

Finally, last moth AmerisourceBergen showed a return of 16.60% compared to a worldwide 4.24% average, and a 2.83% of Consumer Services firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 33.40% versus a worldwide performance of a 53.49%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for USA and Food and Drug Retailers firms.

AmerisourceBergen stock and market return