Aurizon Holdings Dividend yield




   AUD/share 
 Price  3.90
 Dividend  0.28
 Earnings  0.35
 Cash-flow  0.59
 Book value  2.29
 Equity  2.46

Aurizon Holdings is part of Industrial Transportation business, which is part of Industrials industry. Aurizon Holdings is a company from Australia, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Aurizon Holdings paid a total dividend of 519 million AUD last year, for a market value of 7,235 millions (Market Cap 6,935 millions). Dividend per share of Aurizon Holdings is 0.28 AUD, and his stock market price 3.90 AUD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Aurizon Holdings has a dividend yield of 7.21%, which is higher than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from Australia. It is also bigger than average of Industrials 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 Aurizon Holdings dividend yield with other Industrial Transportation companies or firms from Australia.

Dividend yield of Aurizon Holdings

Aurizon Holdings Dividend Payout

About the ability of Aurizon Holdings to maintain his current dividend of AUD 0.28 per share, an amount that accounts for 7.21%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Aurizon Holdings payout on ernings is currently 80.00%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Industrials industry, which are 38.17% and 33.06% respectively. Both figures show that Aurizon Holdings 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 Aurizon Holdings is AUD 0.59 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of AUD 0.28, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Aurizon Holdings, compared againt world market average, Australia companies, Industrials industry and Industrial Transportation sector companies.

Aurizon Holdings payout

Aurizon Holdings Dividend History

Year Yield  AUD  Paypout  Shares* 
Present7.21%0.2880.00%1,855
20207.03%0.2779.41%1,888
20194.55%0.2492.31%1,963
20186.33%0.27108.00%1,990
20174.54%0.23-287.50%2,014
20164.94%0.250.00%2,052
20154.31%0.2482.76%2,137

*In millions

Aurizon Holdings Stock performance

Finally, last moth Aurizon Holdings showed a return of 2.40% compared to a worldwide 4.24% average, and a 5.39% of Industrials firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a -7.80% versus a worldwide performance of a 53.49%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for Australia and Industrial Transportation firms.

Aurizon Holdings stock and market return