Cummins Dividend yield

 Price  205.11
 Dividend  5.80
 Earnings  15.90
 Cash-flow  15.66
 Book value  58.60
 Equity  57.82

Cummins is part of Industrial Engineering business, which is part of Industrials industry. Cummins is a company from USA, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Cummins paid a total dividend of 835 million USD last year, for a market value of 29,536 millions (Market Cap 29,375 millions). Dividend per share of Cummins is 5.80 USD, and his stock market price 205.11 USD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Cummins has a dividend yield of 2.83%, which is higher than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from USA. It is also bigger than average of Industrials 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 Cummins dividend yield with other Industrial Engineering companies or firms from USA.

Dividend yield of Cummins

Cummins Dividend Payout

About the ability of Cummins to maintain his current dividend of USD 5.80 per share, an amount that accounts for 2.83%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Cummins payout on ernings is currently 36.48%, which is lower than the market average, but higher than companies of Industrials industry, which are 38.25% and 34.62% respectively. Both figures show that Cummins is in a good position to keep maintaining 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 Cummins is USD 15.66 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of USD 5.80, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Cummins, compared againt world market average, USA companies, Industrials industry and Industrial Engineering sector companies.

Cummins payout

Cummins Dividend History

Year Yield  USD  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Cummins Stock performance

Finally, last moth Cummins showed a return of 0.50% compared to a worldwide 1.12% average, and a 1.26% of Industrials firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a -20.80% versus a worldwide performance of a 5.73%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for USA and Industrial Engineering firms.

Cummins stock and market return