Brown & Brown (BRO) dividend stock





  • Yield

     1.22%
  • Dividend

     0.54
  • 5 year dividend growth rate
     8.6%
  • Dividend increased

     22 yrs.
  • Payout ratio

     29%
  • Dividend pay date

     8/16/2017
  • Ex-dividend date

     5/4/2017
  • Uninterrupted
    dividends
     N/A yrs.
  • Yield compared to 5 year average
     -6.2%
  • Dividend payback
    period
      yrs.
  • Chowder rule

     9.8
  • Tweed factor

     -13.8
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   
-6.2%
Payout ratio compared to 5 year average   
2.2%
P/E compared to 5 year average   
11.6%
Price per book value compared to 5 year average   
14.1%
Price change from 52 week high   
-3.3%
Price change from 50 days average   
1.8%
Price change from 200 days average   
2.8%
Price info
Change
0.18 (0.41%)


Last price
44.25 USD


Day range
44.00 - 44.33


Year range
36.04 - 45.77

Financial health
Current ratio
1.16


Debt/equity ratio
53.63


Cash
457.15M


Debt
1.15B


Valuation
Price/earning (P/E)
23.66


Price/book (P/B)
2.51


Forward price/earning (P/E)
22.12


Price/sales (P/S)
3.42


PEG
4.04


Market cap
6.19B

Recession performance (2007 - 2009)
0.2500,0.2850,0.3030
  • 2007
  • 2008
  • 2009
Dvidend growth (annualized)   
10.1%
1.3500,1.1700,1.0800
  • 2007
  • 2008
  • 2009
Earnings per share growth (annualized)   
-10.6%
10 year history
0.2500,0.2850,0.3030,0.3130,0.3250,0.3450,0.3700,0.4100,0.4530,0.4900
  • 07
  • 08
  • 09
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12
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  • 14
  • 15
  • ttm
Dividend growth (annualized)   
7.8%
1.3500,1.1700,1.0800,1.1200,1.1300,1.2600,1.4800,1.4100,1.7000,1.7000
  • 07
  • 08
  • 09
  • 10
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  • ttm
Earnings per share growth (annualized)   
2.6%
7.8000,8.7800,9.6400,10.5500,11.2800,12.5600,13.5100,14.6700,15.7300,15.5100
  • 07
  • 08
  • 09
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  • ttm
Book value per share growth (annualized)   
7.9%
18.5000,24.3000,27.1000,26.9000,28.1000,26.6000,24.2000,25.0000,29.5000,26.7000
  • 07
  • 08
  • 09
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  • 12
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  • ttm
Payout ratio growth (annualized)   
4.2%
141.0000,142.0000,138.0000,139.0000,140.0000,142.0000,143.0000,143.0000,140.0000,140.0000
  • 07
  • 08
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  • ttm
Shares outstanding growth (annualized)   
-0.1%
Other companies in the insurance brokers industry
Company
Div. increase  
Yield
Div. growth
USA   Erie Indemnity Company 27 yrs2.50%7.2%
USA   Marsh & McLennan Companies Inc 8 yrs1.86%7.6%
USA   Arthur J. Gallagher 7 yrs2.64%2.9%
United Kingdom   Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group P 7 yrs2.51%5.1%
Company profile
Empoloyees
7,591


Sector


Website


Founded
1939


Industry


SEC filings




Brown &: Brown, Inc. markets and sells insurance products and services primarily in the United States, as well as in London, Bermuda, and the Cayman Islands. Its Retail segment provides property insurance relating to physical damage to property and resultant interruption of business, or extra expens...
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Address:
220 South Ridgewood Avenue, Daytona Beach, FL, 32114

Phone:
+1 386 252-9601
The dividend of Brown & Brown is 0.54 USD and based on a stock price of 44.25, the yield is 1.22%. The company has increased the dividend for 22 years. BRO has a payout ratio of 29%, meaning that 29% of their earnings are paid as dividends. If their dividend growth rate stays the same, the dividend payback period would be years. The 5 year dividend compund annual growth (CAGR) rate is 8.6%. The ex-dividend date for BRO is 5/4/2017, and 8/16/2017 is their dividend pay date. This US company was founded in 1939 and has 7,591 employees. The stock belongs to the insurance brokers industry in the financial sector. We have awarded the company a dividend rating of 2.5 out of 5 stars.






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