Exelon Corporation Dividend yield

 Price  40.12
 Dividend  1.44
 Earnings  2.18
 Cash-flow  4.89
 Book value  25.08
 Equity  29.86

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

Exelon Corporation stock dividend

Exelon Corporation paid a total dividend of 1,431 million USD last year, for a market value of 39,879 millions (Market Cap 39,818 millions). Exelon Corporation dividend per share is 1.44 USD, and his stock market price 40.12 USD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Exelon Corporation has a dividend yield of 3.59%, 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 Exelon Corporation stocks dividend with other Electricity companies or other of the highest USA dividend stocks list.

Dividend yield of Exelon Corporation

Exelon Corporation Dividend Payout

About the ability of Exelon Corporation to maintain his current dividend of USD 1.44 per share, an amount that accounts for 3.59%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Exelon Corporation payout on ernings is currently 66.06%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Utilities industry, which are 39.34% and 60.08% respectively. Both figures show that Exelon Corporation 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 Exelon Corporation is USD 4.89 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of USD 1.44, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

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

Exelon Corporation payout

Exelon Corporation Dividend History

Below you will find a table with the historical evolution of Exelon Corporation'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 Exelon Corporation dividend stock, and compare it with the average of USA stocks and that of the Electricity stocks.

Exelon Corporation stock dividend history

Exelon Corporation Stock performance

Finally, last moth Exelon Corporation showed a return of -4.20% compared to a worldwide -2.49% average, and a -2.79% of Utilities firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a -8.60% versus a worldwide performance of a 8.71%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for USA and Electricity firms.

Exelon Corporation stock and market return