Public Storage Dividend yield

 Price  280.19
 Dividend  8.01
 Earnings  10.30
 Cash-flow  14.52
 Book value  29.81
 Equity  28.45

Public Storage is part of Real Estate Investment Trusts business, which is part of Financials industry. Public Storage is a company from USA, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Public Storage paid a total dividend of 1,410 million USD last year, for a market value of 49,313 millions (Market Cap 43,731 millions). Dividend per share of Public Storage is 8.01 USD, and his stock market price 280.19 USD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Public Storage has a dividend yield of 2.86%, lower than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from USA. 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 Public Storage dividend yield with other Real Estate Investment Trusts companies or firms from USA.

Dividend yield of Public Storage

Public Storage Dividend Payout

About the ability of Public Storage to maintain his current dividend of USD 8.01 per share, an amount that accounts for 2.86%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Public Storage payout on ernings is currently 77.77%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Financials industry, which are 41.22% and 45.75% respectively. Both figures show that Public Storage 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 Public Storage is USD 14.52 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of USD 8.01, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Public Storage, compared againt world market average, USA companies, Financials industry and Real Estate Investment Trusts sector companies.

Public Storage payout

Public Storage Dividend History

Year Yield  USD  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Public Storage Stock performance

Finally, last moth Public Storage showed a return of -6.00% compared to a worldwide -2.30% average, and a -1.59% of Financials firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a -22.20% versus a worldwide performance of a -5.85%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for USA and Real Estate Investment Trusts firms.

Public Storage stock and market return