Evergy Dividend yield

 Price  54.97
 Dividend  2.45
 Earnings  3.27
 Cash-flow  7.85
 Book value  42.28
 Equity  40.88

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 stock dividend

Evergy paid a total dividend of 564 million USD last year, for a market value of 12,643 millions (Market Cap 12,215 millions). Evergy dividend per share is 2.45 USD, and his stock market price 54.97 USD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Evergy has a dividend yield of 4.46%, 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 Evergy stocks dividend with other Electricity companies or other of the highest USA dividend stocks list.

Dividend yield of Evergy

Evergy Dividend Payout

About the ability of Evergy to maintain his current dividend of USD 2.45 per share, an amount that accounts for 4.46%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Evergy payout on ernings is currently 74.92%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Utilities industry, which are 39.34% and 60.08% 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 7.85 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of USD 2.45, 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

Below you will find a table with the historical evolution of Evergy'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

Evergy Stock performance

Finally, last moth Evergy showed a return of -8.30% compared to a worldwide -2.49% average, and a -2.79% of Utilities firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a -19.80% versus a worldwide performance of a 8.71%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for USA and Electricity firms.

Evergy stock and market return