AmTrust Financial Services Inc (AFSI) dividend stock





  • Yield

     5.24%
  • Dividend

     0.68
  • 5 year dividend growth rate
     34.6%
  • Dividend increased

     10 yrs.
  • Payout ratio

     66%
  • Dividend pay date

     7/17/2017
  • Ex-dividend date

     6/29/2017
  • Uninterrupted
    dividends
     N/A yrs.
  • Yield compared to 5 year average
     + 249.3%
  • Dividend payback
    period
     8 yrs.
  • Chowder rule

     39.8
  • Tweed factor

     27.1
Rating
Overall rating
The overall rating measures the general health and sustainabilty of the company's dividend. It is an average of the five ratings below.





Dividend increased years
This rating looks at the number of years the company has increased their dividend consecutively. 1 star is given for 7 years or below and 5 stars are given for 23 years or more.





Dividend yield
This rating evaluates the size of the yield. 1 star is given for a yield below 0.75% and 5 stars for yields above 6.75%.





Payout ratio
The payout ratio shows how much of the earnings are being paid out as dividends. We award 0 stars for payout ratios above 100% and 5 stars for ratios below 10%.





Dividend growth rate
This rating takes into account the growth of the dividend. Companies that have a dividend growth rate below 1.5% get 1 star while 5 stars are given for rates above 13.5%.





Yield compared to 5 year average
If the current yield is below the 5 year average, it tends to indicate that the stock is cheap. A rating of 0 is given if the current yield is below 0 percent compared to the average and a rating of 5 is given if it's more than 22.5% above.
Relative valuations
Yield compared to 5 year average   
249.3%
Payout ratio compared to 5 year average   
33.7%
P/E compared to 5 year average   
21.2%
Price per book value compared to 5 year average   
-54.8%
Price change from 52 week high   
-54.5%
Price change from 50 days average   
-4.2%
Price change from 200 days average   
-15.0%
Price info
Change
0.31 (2.33%)


Last price
12.97 USD


Day range
12.79 - 13.20


Year range
11.36 - 28.48

Financial health
Current ratio
0.00


Debt/equity ratio
42.13


Cash
966.56M


Debt
1.18B


Valuation
Price/earning (P/E)
12.6


Price/book (P/B)
0.95


Forward price/earning (P/E)
7.41


Price/sales (P/S)
0.44


PEG
0.91


Market cap
2.54B

Recession performance (2007 - 2009)
0.0370,0.0700,0.0910
  • 2007
  • 2008
  • 2009
Dvidend growth (annualized)   
56.8%
0.6200,0.5700,0.7100
  • 2007
  • 2008
  • 2009
Earnings per share growth (annualized)   
7.0%
10 year history
0.0370,0.0700,0.0910,0.1120,0.1360,0.1690,0.2360,0.3700,0.5250,0.6000
  • 07
  • 08
  • 09
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12
  • 13
  • 14
  • 15
  • ttm
Dividend growth (annualized)   
36.3%
0.6200,0.5700,0.7100,0.9800,1.1400,1.1700,1.8400,2.7300,2.8000,2.8000
  • 07
  • 08
  • 09
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12
  • 13
  • 14
  • 15
  • ttm
Earnings per share growth (annualized)   
18.2%
2.6900,2.7000,3.9700,4.9700,5.7600,7.7400,8.5200,10.8600,12.1700,13.8100
  • 07
  • 08
  • 09
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12
  • 13
  • 14
  • 15
  • ttm
Book value per share growth (annualized)   
19.9%
7.4000,13.1000,13.4000,12.3000,12.3000,14.4000,13.6000,13.4000,18.2000,19.6000
  • 07
  • 08
  • 09
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12
  • 13
  • 14
  • 15
  • ttm
Payout ratio growth (annualized)   
11.4%
147.0000,147.0000,145.0000,146.0000,149.0000,151.0000,156.0000,159.0000,168.0000,168.0000
  • 07
  • 08
  • 09
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12
  • 13
  • 14
  • 15
  • ttm
Shares outstanding growth (annualized)   
1.5%
Other companies in the property & casualty insurance industry
Company
Div. increase  
Yield
Div. growth
USA   Cincinnati Financial 57 yrs2.62%3.7%
USA   RLI 42 yrs1.51%5.0%
USA   Archer Daniels Midland 42 yrs2.94%12.9%
USA   Old Republic International 36 yrs3.85%1.4%
USA   Mercury General 30 yrs4.38%0.6%
USA   ACE 25 yrs0.00%15.9%
USA   RenaissanceRe Holdings 22 yrs0.97%3.6%
USA   W.R. Berkley 16 yrs0.85%9.9%
Company profile
Empoloyees
5,100


Sector


Website


AmTrust Financial Services, Inc., through its subsidiaries, underwrites and provides property and casualty insurance in the United States and internationally. It operates in three segments: Small Commercial Business, Specialty Risk and Extended Warranty, and Specialty Program. The Small Commercial B...
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Address:
59 Maiden Lane, 43rd Floor, New York, NY, 10038

Phone:
+1 212 220-7120
AmTrust Financial Services Inc has a dividend of 0.68 USD and based on a stock price of 12.97, the yield is 5.24%. Since 2007they have raised their dividend each year, that is 10 years in a row. AFSI has a payout ratio of 66%, meaning that 66% of their earnings are paid as dividends. If their dividend growth rate stays the same, the dividend payback period would be 8 years. Their dividend has been growing by 34.6% a year for the last 5 years (on average). AmTrust Financial Services Inc has gone ex-dividend on the 6/29/2017, and the dividend pay date is 7/17/2017. 5,100 people work for them (a US company) and it has been founded back in 1998. They are in the financial sector and the property & casualty insurance industry. We have awarded the company a dividend rating of 3.4 out of 5 stars.






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