Evergy Dividend yield

 Price  68.34
 Dividend  2.29
 Earnings  3.84
 Cash-flow  5.89
 Book value  40.20
 Equity  39.18

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

Evergy paid a total dividend of 524 million USD last year, for a market value of 15,650 millions (Market Cap 15,594 millions). Dividend per share of Evergy is 2.29 USD, and his stock market price 68.34 USD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Evergy has a dividend yield of 3.35%, 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 Evergy dividend yield with other Electricity companies or firms from USA.

Dividend yield of Evergy

Evergy Dividend Payout

About the ability of Evergy to maintain his current dividend of USD 2.29 per share, an amount that accounts for 3.35%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Evergy payout on ernings is currently 59.64%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Utilities industry, which are 38.25% and 54.88% respectively. Both figures show that Evergy 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 Evergy is USD 5.89 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of USD 2.29, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Evergy, compared againt world market average, USA companies, Utilities industry and Electricity sector companies.

Evergy payout

Evergy Dividend History

Year Yield  USD  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Evergy Stock performance

Finally, last moth Evergy showed a return of 9.50% compared to a worldwide 1.12% average, and a 2.24% of Utilities firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 14.80% versus a worldwide performance of a 5.73%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for USA and Electricity firms.

Evergy stock and market return