Telus Corporation Dividend yield




   CAD/share 
 Price  25.03
 Dividend  1.24
 Earnings  1.66
 Cash-flow  3.58
 Book value  9.63
 Equity  8.88

Telus Corporation is part of Fixed Line Telecommunications business, which is part of Telecommunications industry. Telus Corporation is a company from Canada, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Telus Corporation paid a total dividend of 1,577 million CAD last year, for a market value of 31,838 millions (Market Cap 10,611 millions). Dividend per share of Telus Corporation is 1.24 CAD, and his stock market price 25.03 CAD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Telus Corporation has a dividend yield of 4.97%, which is higher than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from Canada. It is also bigger than average of Telecommunications 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 Telus Corporation dividend yield with other Fixed Line Telecommunications companies or firms from Canada.

Dividend yield of Telus Corporation

Telus Corporation Dividend Payout

About the ability of Telus Corporation to maintain his current dividend of CAD 1.24 per share, an amount that accounts for 4.97%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Telus Corporation payout on ernings is currently 74.70%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Telecommunications industry, which are 38.17% and 54.76% respectively. Both figures show that Telus Corporation 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 Telus Corporation is CAD 3.58 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of CAD 1.24, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Telus Corporation, compared againt world market average, Canada companies, Telecommunications industry and Fixed Line Telecommunications sector companies.

Telus Corporation payout

Telus Corporation Dividend History

Year Yield  CAD  Paypout  Shares* 
Present4.97%1.2474.70%1,272
20204.94%1.2566.49%1,272
20194.63%2.3362.97%596
20184.64%2.1062.13%596
20174.24%2.0269.90%590
20164.39%1.8460.13%594
20153.96%1.6855.08%602

*In millions

Telus Corporation Stock performance

Finally, last moth Telus Corporation showed a return of -1.80% compared to a worldwide 4.24% average, and a 3.59% of Telecommunications firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 12.50% versus a worldwide performance of a 53.49%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for Canada and Fixed Line Telecommunications firms.

Telus Corporation stock and market return