Aviva Dividend yield

 Price  4.52
 Dividend  0.21
 Earnings  0.56
 Cash-flow  0.79
 Book value  5.02
 Equity  5.09

Aviva is part of Life Insurance business, which is part of Financials industry. Aviva is a company from UK, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Aviva paid a total dividend of 786 million GBP last year, for a market value of 16,923 millions (Market Cap 16,866 millions). Dividend per share of Aviva is 0.21 GBP, and his stock market price 4.52 GBP.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Aviva has a dividend yield of 4.72%, which is higher than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from UK. 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 Aviva dividend yield with other Life Insurance companies or firms from UK.

Dividend yield of Aviva

Aviva Dividend Payout

About the ability of Aviva to maintain his current dividend of GBP 0.21 per share, an amount that accounts for 4.72%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Aviva payout on ernings is currently 37.50%, which is lower than the market average and companies of Financials industry, which are 38.25% and 41.38% respectively. Both figures lead us to believe that there is confidence that Avivacan 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 Aviva is GBP 0.79 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of GBP 0.21, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Aviva, compared againt world market average, UK companies, Financials industry and Life Insurance sector companies.

Aviva payout

Aviva Dividend History

Year Yield  GBP  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Aviva Stock performance

Finally, last moth Aviva showed a return of 7.70% compared to a worldwide 1.12% average, and a 1.75% of Financials firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 10.80% versus a worldwide performance of a 5.73%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for UK and Life Insurance firms.

Aviva stock and market return