Avalonbay Communitie Dividend yield




   USD/share 
 Price  184.51
 Dividend  6.37
 Earnings  5.88
 Cash-flow  8.66
 Book value  76.88
 Equity  77.37

Avalonbay Communitie is part of Real Estate Investment Trusts business, which is part of Financials industry. Avalonbay Communitie is a company from USA, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Avalonbay Communitie paid a total dividend of 898 million USD last year, for a market value of 26,016 millions (Market Cap 25,886 millions). Dividend per share of Avalonbay Communitie is 6.37 USD, and his stock market price 184.51 USD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Avalonbay Communitie has a dividend yield of 3.45%, which is higher than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from USA. It is also bigger than average of Financials 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 Avalonbay Communitie dividend yield with other Real Estate Investment Trusts companies or firms from USA.

Dividend yield of Avalonbay Communitie

Avalonbay Communitie Dividend Payout

About the ability of Avalonbay Communitie to maintain his current dividend of USD 6.37 per share, an amount that accounts for 3.45%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Avalonbay Communitie payout on ernings is currently 108.33%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Financials industry, which are 38.17% and 41.32% respectively. Both figures show that Avalonbay Communitie 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 Avalonbay Communitie is USD 8.66 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of USD 6.37, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Avalonbay Communitie, compared againt world market average, USA companies, Financials industry and Real Estate Investment Trusts sector companies.

Avalonbay Communitie payout

Avalonbay Communitie Dividend History

Year Yield  USD  Paypout  Shares* 
Present3.45%6.37108.33%141
20203.96%6.35114.00%141
20192.90%6.0887.23%139
20183.38%5.8892.89%138
20173.18%5.6775.60%138
20163.28%5.4099.82%137
20152.75%5.00101.83%131

*In millions

Avalonbay Communitie Stock performance

Finally, last moth Avalonbay Communitie showed a return of 5.00% compared to a worldwide 4.24% average, and a 4.05% of Financials firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 25.40% versus a worldwide performance of a 53.49%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for USA and Real Estate Investment Trusts firms.

Avalonbay Communitie stock and market return