Power Corp Canada Dividend yield




   CAD/share 
 Price  33.03
 Dividend  1.79
 Earnings  3.71
 Cash-flow  16.52
 Book value  33.03
 Equity  27.48

Power Corp Canada is part of Life Insurance business, which is part of Financials industry. Power Corp Canada is a company from Canada, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Power Corp Canada paid a total dividend of 1,117 million CAD last year, for a market value of 20,611 millions (Market Cap 18,000 millions). Dividend per share of Power Corp Canada is 1.79 CAD, and his stock market price 33.03 CAD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Power Corp Canada has a dividend yield of 5.42%, which is higher than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from Canada. 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 Power Corp Canada dividend yield with other Life Insurance companies or firms from Canada.

Dividend yield of Power Corp Canada

Power Corp Canada Dividend Payout

About the ability of Power Corp Canada to maintain his current dividend of CAD 1.79 per share, an amount that accounts for 5.42%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Power Corp Canada payout on ernings is currently 48.25%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Financials industry, which are 38.16% and 41.40% respectively. Both figures show that Power Corp Canada 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 Power Corp Canada is CAD 16.52 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of CAD 1.79, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Power Corp Canada, compared againt world market average, Canada companies, Financials industry and Life Insurance sector companies.

Power Corp Canada payout

Power Corp Canada Dividend History

Year Yield  CAD  Paypout  Shares* 
Present5.42%1.7948.25%624
20206.12%1.7978.85%624
20194.84%1.6238.76%376
20186.23%1.5336.17%416
20174.43%1.4339.29%415
20164.47%1.3425.48%414
20153.97%1.2434.83%409

*In millions

Power Corp Canada Stock performance

Finally, last moth Power Corp Canada showed a return of 7.70% compared to a worldwide 4.25% average, and a 4.06% of Financials firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 45.90% versus a worldwide performance of a 53.42%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for Canada and Life Insurance firms.

Power Corp Canada stock and market return