Avangrid Dividend yield

 Price  46.74
 Dividend  1.76
 Earnings  1.86
 Cash-flow  4.03
 Book value  51.93
 Equity  44.29

Avangrid is part of Electricity business, which is part of Utilities industry. Avangrid is a company from USA, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Avangrid paid a total dividend of 681 million USD last year, for a market value of 18,088 millions (Market Cap 2,662 millions). Dividend per share of Avangrid is 1.76 USD, and his stock market price 46.74 USD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Avangrid has a dividend yield of 3.77%, which is similar to the amount offered by both the market average and companies from USA. However, it is lower than the average of Utilities industry. The company should be deeply analized because dividend yields should be similar among companies from the same industry unless they carry an opposite strategy.

In addition, you should compare Avangrid dividend yield with other Electricity companies or firms from USA.

Dividend yield of Avangrid

Avangrid Dividend Payout

About the ability of Avangrid to maintain his current dividend of USD 1.76 per share, an amount that accounts for 3.77%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Avangrid payout on ernings is currently 94.62%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Utilities industry, which are 38.25% and 54.88% respectively. Both figures show that Avangrid 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 Avangrid is USD 4.03 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 Avangrid, compared againt world market average, USA companies, Utilities industry and Electricity sector companies.

Avangrid payout

Avangrid Dividend History

Year Yield  USD  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Avangrid Stock performance

Finally, last moth Avangrid showed a return of 4.20% compared to a worldwide 1.12% average, and a 2.24% of Utilities firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a -6.20% versus a worldwide performance of a 5.73%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for USA and Electricity firms.

Avangrid stock and market return