EDP-Energias do Bras Dividend yield

 Price  18.36
 Dividend  0.73
 Earnings  3.11
 Cash-flow  3.60
 Book value  16.69
 Equity  16.54

EDP-Energias do Bras is part of Electricity business, which is part of Utilities industry. EDP-Energias do Bras is a company from Brazil, and his stocks are publicly traded.

EDP-Energias do Bras paid a total dividend of 424 million BRL last year, for a market value of 10,667 millions (Market Cap 4,796 millions). Dividend per share of EDP-Energias do Bras is 0.73 BRL, and his stock market price 18.36 BRL.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, EDP-Energias do Bras has a dividend yield of 3.97%, which is similar to the amount offered by both the market average and companies from Brazil. However, it is lower than the average of Utilities 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 EDP-Energias do Bras dividend yield with other Electricity companies or firms from Brazil.

Dividend yield of EDP-Energias do Bras

EDP-Energias do Bras Dividend Payout

About the ability of EDP-Energias do Bras to maintain his current dividend of BRL 0.73 per share, an amount that accounts for 3.97%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). EDP-Energias do Bras payout on ernings is currently 23.47%, which is lower than the market average and companies of Utilities industry, which are 39.27% and 52.49% respectively. Both figures lead us to believe that there is confidence that EDP-Energias do Brascan 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 EDP-Energias do Bras is BRL 3.60 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of BRL 0.73, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of EDP-Energias do Bras, compared againt world market average, Brazil companies, Utilities industry and Electricity sector companies.

EDP-Energias do Bras payout

EDP-Energias do Bras Dividend History

Year Yield  BRL  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

EDP-Energias do Bras Stock performance

Finally, last moth EDP-Energias do Bras showed a return of -0.40% compared to a worldwide -1.33% average, and a -0.64% of Utilities firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 5.50% versus a worldwide performance of a 31.58%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for Brazil and Electricity firms.

EDP-Energias do Bras stock and market return