CVS Health Corporati Dividend yield

 Price  65.17
 Dividend  2.42
 Earnings  4.66
 Cash-flow  12.53
 Book value  54.31
 Equity  57.53

CVS Health Corporati is part of Food and Drug Retailers business, which is part of Consumer Services industry. CVS Health Corporati is a company from USA, and his stocks are publicly traded.

CVS Health Corporati stock dividend

CVS Health Corporati paid a total dividend of 3,098 million USD last year, for a market value of 83,418 millions (Market Cap 83,342 millions). CVS Health Corporati dividend per share is 2.42 USD, and his stock market price 65.17 USD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, CVS Health Corporati has a dividend yield of 3.71%, which is higher than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from USA. It is also bigger than average of Consumer Services 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 CVS Health Corporati stocks dividend with other Food and Drug Retailers companies or other of the best USA dividend stocks list.

Dividend yield of CVS Health Corporati

CVS Health Corporati Dividend Payout

About the ability of CVS Health Corporati to maintain his current dividend of USD 2.42 per share, an amount that accounts for 3.71%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). CVS Health Corporati payout on ernings is currently 51.93%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Consumer Services industry, which are 39.34% and 31.45% respectively. Both figures show that CVS Health Corporati 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 CVS Health Corporati is USD 12.53 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of USD 2.42, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of CVS Health Corporati, compared againt world market average, USA companies, Consumer Services industry and Food and Drug Retailers sector companies.

CVS Health Corporati payout

CVS Health Corporati Dividend History

Below you will find a table with the historical evolution of CVS Health Corporati's dividend stock, both in percentage and in USD, its Payout on Earnings and the number of shares (in case there is an split, number shares altered the dividend per share).

Year Yield  USD  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Then you can see the evolution of CVS Health Corporati dividend stock, and compare it with the average of USA stocks and that of the Food and Drug Retailers stocks.

CVS Health Corporati stock dividend history

CVS Health Corporati Stock performance

Finally, last moth CVS Health Corporati showed a return of -12.70% compared to a worldwide -2.49% average, and a -3.06% of Consumer Services firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a -33.60% versus a worldwide performance of a 8.71%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for USA and Food and Drug Retailers firms.

CVS Health Corporati stock and market return