Humana Dividend yield

 Price  419.25
 Dividend  2.81
 Earnings  26.88
 Cash-flow  43.67
 Book value  107.50
 Equity  100.30

Humana is part of Health Care Equipment and Services business, which is part of Health Care industry. Humana is a company from USA, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Humana paid a total dividend of 362 million USD last year, for a market value of 54,083 millions (Market Cap 53,906 millions). Dividend per share of Humana is 2.81 USD, and his stock market price 419.25 USD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Humana has a dividend yield of 0.67%, lower than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from USA. It is also lower than average of Health Care industry. This low dividend yield might has several explanations: company overpriced, expanding their business,...

In addition, you should compare Humana dividend yield with other Health Care Equipment and Services companies or firms from USA.

Dividend yield of Humana

Humana Dividend Payout

About the ability of Humana to maintain his current dividend of USD 2.81 per share, an amount that accounts for 0.67%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Humana payout on ernings is currently 10.45%, which is lower than the market average and companies of Health Care industry, which are 38.16% and 28.74% respectively. Both figures lead us to believe that there is confidence that Humanacan 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 Humana is USD 43.67 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of USD 2.81, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Humana, compared againt world market average, USA companies, Health Care industry and Health Care Equipment and Services sector companies.

Humana payout

Humana Dividend History

Year Yield  USD  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Humana Stock performance

Finally, last moth Humana showed a return of 10.40% compared to a worldwide 4.25% average, and a 3.06% of Health Care firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 33.50% versus a worldwide performance of a 53.42%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for USA and Health Care Equipment and Services firms.

Humana stock and market return