Natl Australia Bank Dividend yield

 Price  26.00
 Dividend  0.60
 Earnings  1.15
 Cash-flow  -2.43
 Book value  18.57
 Equity  17.16

Natl Australia Bank is part of Banks business, which is part of Financials industry. Natl Australia Bank is a company from Australia, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Natl Australia Bank paid a total dividend of 1,974 million AUD last year, for a market value of 85,540 millions (Market Cap 85,510 millions). Dividend per share of Natl Australia Bank is 0.60 AUD, and his stock market price 26.00 AUD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Natl Australia Bank has a dividend yield of 2.31%, lower than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from Australia. It is also lower than average of Financials industry. This low dividend yield might has several explanations: company overpriced, expanding their business,...

In addition, you should compare Natl Australia Bank dividend yield with other Banks companies or firms from Australia.

Dividend yield of Natl Australia Bank

Natl Australia Bank Dividend Payout

About the ability of Natl Australia Bank to maintain his current dividend of AUD 0.60 per share, an amount that accounts for 2.31%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Natl Australia Bank payout on ernings is currently 52.17%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Financials industry, which are 38.17% and 41.32% respectively. Both figures show that Natl Australia Bank 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 Natl Australia Bank is AUD -2.43 per share, which is lower than the dividend per share paid by the company of AUD 0.60, so the company does not generate enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Natl Australia Bank, compared againt world market average, Australia companies, Financials industry and Banks sector companies.

Natl Australia Bank payout

Natl Australia Bank Dividend History

Year Yield  AUD  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Natl Australia Bank Stock performance

Finally, last moth Natl Australia Bank showed a return of 5.50% compared to a worldwide 4.24% average, and a 4.05% of Financials firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 55.90% versus a worldwide performance of a 53.49%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for Australia and Banks firms.

Natl Australia Bank stock and market return