Edison International Dividend yield

 Price  68.85
 Dividend  2.95
 Earnings  1.60
 Cash-flow  8.40
 Book value  36.24
 Equity  36.36

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 stock dividend

Edison International paid a total dividend of 1,130 million USD last year, for a market value of 26,370 millions (Market Cap 25,977 millions). Edison International dividend per share is 2.95 USD, and his stock market price 68.85 USD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Edison International has a dividend yield of 4.28%, which is similar to the amount offered by both the market average and companies from USA. 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 Edison International stocks dividend with other Electricity companies or other of the highest USA dividend stocks list.

Dividend yield of Edison International

Edison International Dividend Payout

About the ability of Edison International to maintain his current dividend of USD 2.95 per share, an amount that accounts for 4.28%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Edison International payout on ernings is currently 184.38%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Utilities industry, which are 39.34% and 60.08% 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 8.40 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of USD 2.95, so the company generates 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

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

Year Yield  USD  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Then you can see the evolution of Edison International dividend stock, and compare it with the average of USA stocks and that of the Electricity stocks.

Edison International stock dividend history

Edison International Stock performance

Finally, last moth Edison International showed a return of -4.30% compared to a worldwide -2.49% average, and a -2.79% of Utilities firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 1.60% versus a worldwide performance of a 8.71%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for USA and Electricity firms.

Edison International stock and market return