Hess Corp. Dividend yield

 Price  70.76
 Dividend  1.00
 Earnings  -10.11
 Cash-flow  4.34
 Book value  17.26
 Equity  23.03

Hess Corp. is part of Oil and Gas Producers business, which is part of Oil and Gas industry. Hess Corp. is a company from USA, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Hess Corp. paid a total dividend of 307 million USD last year, for a market value of 21,723 millions (Market Cap 19,368 millions). Dividend per share of Hess Corp. is 1.00 USD, and his stock market price 70.76 USD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Hess Corp. has a dividend yield of 1.41%, lower than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from USA. It is also lower than average of Oil and Gas industry. This low dividend yield might has several explanations: company overpriced, expanding their business,...

In addition, you should compare Hess Corp. dividend yield with other Oil and Gas Producers companies or firms from USA.

Dividend yield of Hess Corp.

Hess Corp. Dividend Payout

About the ability of Hess Corp. to maintain his current dividend of USD 1.00 per share, an amount that accounts for 1.41%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Hess Corp. payout on ernings is currently -9.89%, which is lower than the market average and companies of Oil and Gas industry, which are 38.17% and 19.73% respectively. Both figures lead us to believe that there is confidence that Hess Corp.can maintain his current dividend.

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 Hess Corp. is USD 4.34 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of USD 1.00, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Hess Corp., compared againt world market average, USA companies, Oil and Gas industry and Oil and Gas Producers sector companies.

Hess Corp. payout

Hess Corp. Dividend History

Year Yield  USD  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Hess Corp. Stock performance

Finally, last moth Hess Corp. showed a return of 8.00% compared to a worldwide 4.24% average, and a 2.02% of Oil and Gas firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 112.50% versus a worldwide performance of a 53.49%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for USA and Oil and Gas Producers firms.

Hess Corp. stock and market return