Generali Dividend yield

 Price  19.13
 Dividend  1.16
 Earnings  2.15
 Cash-flow  6.83
 Book value  15.94
 Equity  15.69

Generali is part of Nonlife Insurance business, which is part of Financials industry. Generali is a company from Italy, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Generali stock dividend

Generali paid a total dividend of 1,789 million EUR last year, for a market value of 29,498 millions (Market Cap 25,716 millions). Generali dividend per share is 1.16 EUR, and his stock market price 19.13 EUR.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Generali has a dividend yield of 6.06%, which is higher than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from Italy. It is also bigger than average of Financials 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 Generali stocks dividend with other Nonlife Insurance companies or other of the high Italy dividend stocks list.

Dividend yield of Generali

Generali Dividend Payout

About the ability of Generali to maintain his current dividend of EUR 1.16 per share, an amount that accounts for 6.06%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Generali payout on ernings is currently 53.95%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Financials industry, which are 39.34% and 46.18% respectively. Both figures show that Generali 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 Generali is EUR 6.83 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of EUR 1.16, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Generali, compared againt world market average, Italy companies, Financials industry and Nonlife Insurance sector companies.

Generali payout

Generali Dividend History

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

Year Yield  EUR  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Then you can see the evolution of Generali dividend stock, and compare it with the average of Italy stocks and that of the Nonlife Insurance stocks.

Generali stock dividend history

Generali Stock performance

Finally, last moth Generali showed a return of -1.30% compared to a worldwide -2.49% average, and a -3.03% of Financials firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 30.70% versus a worldwide performance of a 8.71%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for Italy and Nonlife Insurance firms.

Generali stock and market return