Canadian Natural Rs. Dividend yield

 Price  87.42
 Dividend  3.60
 Earnings  9.82
 Cash-flow  17.48
 Book value  34.97
 Equity  33.75

Canadian Natural Rs. is part of Oil and Gas Producers business, which is part of Oil and Gas industry. Canadian Natural Rs. is a company from Canada, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Canadian Natural Rs. stock dividend

Canadian Natural Rs. paid a total dividend of 3,996 million CAD last year, for a market value of 97,036 millions (Market Cap 94,911 millions). Canadian Natural Rs. dividend per share is 3.60 CAD, and his stock market price 87.42 CAD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Canadian Natural Rs. has a dividend yield of 4.12%, which is similar to the amount offered by both the market average and companies from Canada. However, it is lower than the average of Oil and Gas 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 Canadian Natural Rs. stocks dividend with other Oil and Gas Producers companies or other of the best Canada dividend stocks list.

Dividend yield of Canadian Natural Rs.

Canadian Natural Rs. Dividend Payout

About the ability of Canadian Natural Rs. to maintain his current dividend of CAD 3.60 per share, an amount that accounts for 4.12%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Canadian Natural Rs. payout on ernings is currently 36.66%, which is lower than the market average and companies of Oil and Gas industry, which are 39.34% and 38.55% respectively. Both figures lead us to believe that there is confidence that Canadian Natural Rs.can 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 Canadian Natural Rs. is CAD 17.48 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of CAD 3.60, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Canadian Natural Rs., compared againt world market average, Canada companies, Oil and Gas industry and Oil and Gas Producers sector companies.

Canadian Natural Rs. payout

Canadian Natural Rs. Dividend History

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

Year Yield  CAD  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Then you can see the evolution of Canadian Natural Rs. dividend stock, and compare it with the average of Canada stocks and that of the Oil and Gas Producers stocks.

Canadian Natural Rs. stock dividend history

Canadian Natural Rs. Stock performance

Finally, last moth Canadian Natural Rs. showed a return of 9.00% compared to a worldwide -2.49% average, and a -1.44% of Oil and Gas firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 21.40% versus a worldwide performance of a 8.71%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for Canada and Oil and Gas Producers firms.

Canadian Natural Rs. stock and market return