WEC Energy Group Dividend yield

 Price  99.81
 Dividend  2.91
 Earnings  4.12
 Cash-flow  6.44
 Book value  34.42
 Equity  33.77

WEC Energy Group is part of Gas Water and Multiutilities business, which is part of Utilities industry. WEC Energy Group is a company from USA, and his stocks are publicly traded.

WEC Energy Group paid a total dividend of 917 million USD last year, for a market value of 31,440 millions (Market Cap 31,434 millions). Dividend per share of WEC Energy Group is 2.91 USD, and his stock market price 99.81 USD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, WEC Energy Group has a dividend yield of 2.92%, which is similar to the amount offered by both the market average and companies from USA. However, it is lower than the average of Utilities 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 WEC Energy Group dividend yield with other Gas Water and Multiutilities companies or firms from USA.

Dividend yield of WEC Energy Group

WEC Energy Group Dividend Payout

About the ability of WEC Energy Group to maintain his current dividend of USD 2.91 per share, an amount that accounts for 2.92%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). WEC Energy Group payout on ernings is currently 70.63%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Utilities industry, which are 38.25% and 54.88% respectively. Both figures show that WEC Energy 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 WEC Energy Group is USD 6.44 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of USD 2.91, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of WEC Energy Group, compared againt world market average, USA companies, Utilities industry and Gas Water and Multiutilities sector companies.

WEC Energy Group payout

WEC Energy Group Dividend History

Year Yield  USD  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

WEC Energy Group Stock performance

Finally, last moth WEC Energy Group showed a return of 9.80% compared to a worldwide 1.12% average, and a 2.24% of Utilities firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 6.60% versus a worldwide performance of a 5.73%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for USA and Gas Water and Multiutilities firms.

WEC Energy Group stock and market return