Citigroup Dividend yield

 Price  72.75
 Dividend  2.04
 Earnings  4.95
 Cash-flow  -9.97
 Book value  90.94
 Equity  85.34

Citigroup is part of Banks business, which is part of Financials industry. Citigroup is a company from USA, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Citigroup paid a total dividend of 4,247 million USD last year, for a market value of 151,466 millions (Market Cap 151,250 millions). Dividend per share of Citigroup is 2.04 USD, and his stock market price 72.75 USD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Citigroup has a dividend yield of 2.80%, which is similar to the amount offered by both the market average and companies from USA. However, it is lower than the average of Financials 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 Citigroup dividend yield with other Banks companies or firms from USA.

Dividend yield of Citigroup

Citigroup Dividend Payout

About the ability of Citigroup to maintain his current dividend of USD 2.04 per share, an amount that accounts for 2.80%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Citigroup payout on ernings is currently 41.21%, which is higher than the market average, but lower than companies of Financials industry, which are 38.16% and 41.40% respectively. Both figures show that Citigroup should not have problems to continue paying his 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 Citigroup is USD -9.97 per share, which is lower than the dividend per share paid by the company of USD 2.04, so the company does not generate enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Citigroup, compared againt world market average, USA companies, Financials industry and Banks sector companies.

Citigroup payout

Citigroup Dividend History

Year Yield  USD  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Citigroup Stock performance

Finally, last moth Citigroup showed a return of 10.40% compared to a worldwide 4.25% average, and a 4.06% of Financials firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 72.70% versus a worldwide performance of a 53.42%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for USA and Banks firms.

Citigroup stock and market return