Edison International Dividend yield

 Price  70.10
 Dividend  2.80
 Earnings  2.00
 Cash-flow  0.00
 Book value  36.89
 Equity  37.04

Edison International is part of Electricity business, which is part of Utilities industry. Edison International is a company from USA, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Edison International paid a total dividend of 1,061 million USD last year, for a market value of 26,568 millions (Market Cap 26,086 millions). Dividend per share of Edison International is 2.80 USD, and his stock market price 70.10 USD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Edison International has a dividend yield of 3.99%, which is higher than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from USA. It is also bigger than average of Utilities 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 Edison International dividend yield with other Electricity companies or firms from USA.

Dividend yield of Edison International

Edison International Dividend Payout

About the ability of Edison International to maintain his current dividend of USD 2.80 per share, an amount that accounts for 3.99%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Edison International payout on ernings is currently 140.00%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Utilities industry, which are 38.25% and 54.88% respectively. Both figures show that Edison International can have problems to keep with his present dividend yield.

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 Edison International is USD 0.00 per share, which is lower than the dividend per share paid by the company of USD 2.80, 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 Edison International, compared againt world market average, USA companies, Utilities industry and Electricity sector companies.

Edison International payout

Edison International Dividend History

Year Yield  USD  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Edison International Stock performance

Finally, last moth Edison International showed a return of 10.50% compared to a worldwide 1.12% average, and a 2.24% of Utilities firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 19.60% versus a worldwide performance of a 5.73%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for USA and Electricity firms.

Edison International stock and market return