Centrica Dividend yield

 Price  1.52
 Dividend  0.03
 Earnings  -0.11
 Cash-flow  0.22
 Book value  0.18
 Equity  0.30

Centrica is part of Gas Water and Multiutilities business, which is part of Utilities industry. Centrica is a company from UK, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Centrica stock dividend

Centrica paid a total dividend of 170 million GBP last year, for a market value of 8,611 millions (Market Cap 8,587 millions). Centrica dividend per share is 0.03 GBP, and his stock market price 1.52 GBP.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Centrica has a dividend yield of 1.98%, lower than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from UK. It is also lower than average of Utilities industry. This low dividend yield might has several explanations: company overpriced, expanding their business,...

In addition, you should compare Centrica stocks dividend with other Gas Water and Multiutilities companies or other of the best UK dividend stocks list.

Dividend yield of Centrica

Centrica Dividend Payout

About the ability of Centrica to maintain his current dividend of GBP 0.03 per share, an amount that accounts for 1.98%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Centrica payout on ernings is currently -27.27%, which is lower than the market average and companies of Utilities industry, which are 39.34% and 60.08% respectively. Both figures lead us to believe that there is confidence that Centricacan 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 Centrica is GBP 0.22 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of GBP 0.03, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Centrica, compared againt world market average, UK companies, Utilities industry and Gas Water and Multiutilities sector companies.

Centrica payout

Centrica Dividend History

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

Year Yield  GBP  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Then you can see the evolution of Centrica dividend stock, and compare it with the average of UK stocks and that of the Gas Water and Multiutilities stocks.

Centrica stock dividend history

Centrica Stock performance

Finally, last moth Centrica showed a return of 9.90% compared to a worldwide -2.49% average, and a -2.79% of Utilities firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 100.40% versus a worldwide performance of a 8.71%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for UK and Gas Water and Multiutilities firms.

Centrica stock and market return