Anglo American Dividend yield

 Price  27.83
 Dividend  1.93
 Earnings  4.72
 Cash-flow  8.98
 Book value  15.46
 Equity  14.84

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 paid a total dividend of 2,582 million GBP last year, for a market value of 37,237 millions (Market Cap 33,561 millions). Dividend per share of Anglo American is 1.93 GBP, and his stock market price 27.83 GBP.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Anglo American has a dividend yield of 6.94%, 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 dividend yield with other Mining companies or firms from UK.

Dividend yield of Anglo American

Anglo American Dividend Payout

About the ability of Anglo American to maintain his current dividend of GBP 1.93 per share, an amount that accounts for 6.94%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Anglo American payout on ernings is currently 40.89%, which is higher than the market average, but lower than companies of Basic Materials industry, which are 40.22% and 41.34% respectively. Both figures show that Anglo American 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 Anglo American is GBP 8.98 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of GBP 1.93, 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

Year Yield  GBP  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Anglo American Stock performance

Finally, last moth Anglo American showed a return of -5.70% compared to a worldwide -0.44% average, and a 0.66% of Basic Materials firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a -8.40% versus a worldwide performance of a -6.34%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for UK and Mining firms.

Anglo American stock and market return