Realty Income Dividend yield

 Price  64.86
 Dividend  2.83
 Earnings  1.02
 Cash-flow  2.87
 Book value  28.20
 Equity  26.84

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

Realty Income paid a total dividend of 1,101 million USD last year, for a market value of 25,231 millions (Market Cap 25,213 millions). Dividend per share of Realty Income is 2.83 USD, and his stock market price 64.86 USD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Realty Income has a dividend yield of 4.37%, which is higher than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from USA. 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 Realty Income dividend yield with other Real Estate Investment Trusts companies or firms from USA.

Dividend yield of Realty Income

Realty Income Dividend Payout

About the ability of Realty Income to maintain his current dividend of USD 2.83 per share, an amount that accounts for 4.37%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Realty Income payout on ernings is currently 277.45%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Financials industry, which are 39.27% and 39.00% respectively. Both figures show that Realty Income 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 Realty Income is USD 2.87 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of USD 2.83, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

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

Realty Income payout

Realty Income Dividend History

Year Yield  USD  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Realty Income Stock performance

Finally, last moth Realty Income showed a return of -10.20% compared to a worldwide -1.33% average, and a -1.33% of Financials firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 6.80% versus a worldwide performance of a 31.58%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for USA and Real Estate Investment Trusts firms.

Realty Income stock and market return