UDR Dividend yield

 Price  39.76
 Dividend  1.52
 Earnings  0.45
 Cash-flow  2.16
 Book value  10.46
 Equity  10.23

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

UDR paid a total dividend of 494 million USD last year, for a market value of 12,922 millions (Market Cap 12,846 millions). Dividend per share of UDR is 1.52 USD, and his stock market price 39.76 USD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, UDR has a dividend yield of 3.82%, which is similar to the amount offered by both the market average and companies from USA. However, it is lower than the average of Financials industry. The company should be deeply analized because dividend yields should be similar among companies from the same industry unless they carry an opposite strategy.

In addition, you should compare UDR dividend yield with other Real Estate Investment Trusts companies or firms from USA.

Dividend yield of UDR

UDR Dividend Payout

About the ability of UDR to maintain his current dividend of USD 1.52 per share, an amount that accounts for 3.82%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). UDR payout on ernings is currently 337.78%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Financials industry, which are 41.59% and 46.58% respectively. Both figures show that UDR 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 UDR is USD 2.16 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of USD 1.52, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

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

UDR payout

UDR Dividend History

Year Yield  USD  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

UDR Stock performance

Finally, last moth UDR showed a return of -4.70% compared to a worldwide 3.75% average, and a 3.08% of Financials firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a -28.40% versus a worldwide performance of a -9.52%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for USA and Real Estate Investment Trusts firms.

UDR stock and market return