QBE Insurance Group Dividend yield

 Price  14.98
 Dividend  0.44
 Earnings  0.83
 Cash-flow  2.72
 Book value  8.81
 Equity  8.47

QBE Insurance Group is part of Nonlife Insurance business, which is part of Financials industry. QBE Insurance Group is a company from Australia, and his stocks are publicly traded.

QBE Insurance Group stock dividend

QBE Insurance Group paid a total dividend of 656 million AUD last year, for a market value of 22,350 millions (Market Cap 22,318 millions). QBE Insurance Group dividend per share is 0.44 AUD, and his stock market price 14.98 AUD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, QBE Insurance Group has a dividend yield of 2.94%, 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 QBE Insurance Group stocks dividend with other Nonlife Insurance companies or other of the highest Australia dividend stocks list.

Dividend yield of QBE Insurance Group

QBE Insurance Group Dividend Payout

About the ability of QBE Insurance Group to maintain his current dividend of AUD 0.44 per share, an amount that accounts for 2.94%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). QBE Insurance Group payout on ernings is currently 53.01%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Financials industry, which are 39.34% and 46.18% respectively. Both figures show that QBE Insurance Group 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 QBE Insurance Group is AUD 2.72 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of AUD 0.44, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of QBE Insurance Group, compared againt world market average, Australia companies, Financials industry and Nonlife Insurance sector companies.

QBE Insurance Group payout

QBE Insurance Group Dividend History

Below you will find a table with the historical evolution of QBE Insurance Group's dividend stock, both in percentage and in AUD, its Payout on Earnings and the number of shares (in case there is an split, number shares altered the dividend per share).

Year Yield  AUD  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Then you can see the evolution of QBE Insurance Group dividend stock, and compare it with the average of Australia stocks and that of the Nonlife Insurance stocks.

QBE Insurance Group stock dividend history

QBE Insurance Group Stock performance

Finally, last moth QBE Insurance Group showed a return of -5.00% compared to a worldwide -2.49% average, and a -3.03% of Financials firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 24.10% versus a worldwide performance of a 8.71%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for Australia and Nonlife Insurance firms.

QBE Insurance Group stock and market return