Anglo American Dividend yield

 Price  21.01
 Dividend  1.05
 Earnings  2.76
 Cash-flow  5.84
 Book value  17.51
 Equity  16.05

Anglo American is part of Mining business, which is part of Basic Materials industry. Anglo American is a company from UK, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Anglo American stock dividend

Anglo American paid a total dividend of 1,405 million GBP last year, for a market value of 28,111 millions (Market Cap 25,331 millions). Anglo American dividend per share is 1.05 GBP, and his stock market price 21.01 GBP.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Anglo American has a dividend yield of 4.98%, which is higher than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from UK. It is also bigger than average of Basic Materials 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 Anglo American stocks dividend with other Mining companies or other of the high UK dividend stocks list.

Dividend yield of Anglo American

Anglo American Dividend Payout

About the ability of Anglo American to maintain his current dividend of GBP 1.05 per share, an amount that accounts for 4.98%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Anglo American payout on ernings is currently 38.04%, which is lower than the market average and companies of Basic Materials industry, which are 39.34% and 38.07% respectively. Both figures lead us to believe that there is confidence that Anglo Americancan 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 Anglo American is GBP 5.84 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of GBP 1.05, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Anglo American, compared againt world market average, UK companies, Basic Materials industry and Mining sector companies.

Anglo American payout

Anglo American Dividend History

Below you will find a table with the historical evolution of Anglo American's dividend stock, both in percentage and in GBP, its Payout on Earnings and the number of shares (in case there is an split, number shares altered the dividend per share).

Year Yield  GBP  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Then you can see the evolution of Anglo American dividend stock, and compare it with the average of UK stocks and that of the Mining stocks.

Anglo American stock dividend history

Anglo American Stock performance

Finally, last moth Anglo American showed a return of -12.30% compared to a worldwide -2.49% average, and a -3.66% of Basic Materials firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a -24.50% versus a worldwide performance of a 8.71%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for UK and Mining firms.

Anglo American stock and market return