Vectren (VVC) dividend stock





  • Yield

     2.58%
  • Dividend

     1.68
  • 5 year dividend growth rate
     2.9%
  • Dividend increased

     56 yrs.
  • Payout ratio

     62%
  • Dividend pay date

     9/1/2017
  • Ex-dividend date

     8/11/2017
  • Uninterrupted
    dividends
     N/A yrs.
  • Yield compared to 5 year average
     -35.5%
  • Dividend payback
    period
      yrs.
  • Chowder rule

     5.5
  • Tweed factor

     -18.7
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   
-35.5%
Payout ratio compared to 5 year average   
-15.4%
P/E compared to 5 year average   
25.7%
Price per book value compared to 5 year average   
59.5%
Price change from 52 week high   
-4.6%
Price change from 50 days average   
1.8%
Price change from 200 days average   
7.8%
Price info
Change
0.42 (0.64%)


Last price
65.16 USD


Day range
65.05 - 65.84


Year range
46.52 - 68.30

Financial health
Current ratio
1.25


Debt/equity ratio
107.51


Cash
74.70M


Debt
1.81B


Valuation
Price/earning (P/E)
24.14


Price/book (P/B)
3.03


Forward price/earning (P/E)
23.27


Price/sales (P/S)
2.11


PEG
4.55


Market cap
5.41B

Recession performance (2007 - 2009)
1.2700,1.3100,1.3450
  • 2007
  • 2008
  • 2009
Dvidend growth (annualized)   
2.9%
1.8700,1.6300,1.6400
  • 2007
  • 2008
  • 2009
Earnings per share growth (annualized)   
-6.4%
10 year history
1.2700,1.3100,1.3450,1.3650,1.3850,1.4050,1.4250,1.4600,1.5400,1.6000
  • 07
  • 08
  • 09
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12
  • 13
  • 14
  • 15
  • ttm
Dividend growth (annualized)   
2.6%
1.8700,1.6300,1.6400,1.6400,1.7300,1.9400,1.6600,2.0200,2.3900,2.3900
  • 07
  • 08
  • 09
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12
  • 13
  • 14
  • 15
  • ttm
Earnings per share growth (annualized)   
2.8%
16.1700,16.6900,17.2300,17.6100,17.7300,18.6300,18.5900,19.1400,19.9200,20.3400
  • 07
  • 08
  • 09
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12
  • 13
  • 14
  • 15
  • ttm
Book value per share growth (annualized)   
2.6%
68.0000,80.1000,81.9000,83.0000,80.3000,72.6000,90.2000,74.1000,66.6000,64.6000
  • 07
  • 08
  • 09
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12
  • 13
  • 14
  • 15
  • ttm
Payout ratio growth (annualized)   
-0.6%
77.0000,79.0000,81.0000,81.0000,82.0000,82.0000,82.0000,83.0000,83.0000,83.0000
  • 07
  • 08
  • 09
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12
  • 13
  • 14
  • 15
  • ttm
Shares outstanding growth (annualized)   
0.8%
Other companies in the diversified utilities industry
Company
Div. increase  
Yield
Div. growth
Canada   Canadian Utilities 45 yrs3.02%10.1%
USA   MGE Energy 42 yrs1.99%3.2%
USA   UGI 30 yrs2.12%6.0%
USA   Eversource Energy 19 yrs3.13%10.1%
United Kingdom   Centrica 18 yrs7.18%0.8%
United Kingdom   SSE 16 yrs6.27%3.4%
USA   Avista 15 yrs2.78%4.5%
Company profile
Empoloyees
5,500


Sector


Website


Founded
1999


Industry


SEC filings




Vectren Corporation provides energy delivery services to residential, commercial, and industrial and other contract customers. The company offers natural gas distribution and transportation services, and electric transmission and distribution services: and owns and operates coal-fired, natural gas o...
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Address:
One Vectren Square, Evansville, IN, 47708

Phone:
+1 812 491-4000
The dividend of VVC is 1.68 for the last 12 months, and this gives the stock a yield of 2.58%. The company has increased the dividend for 56 years. An earnings per share of 2.7 and a dividend of 1.68 gives Vectren a payout ratio of 62%. If their dividend growth rate stays the same, the dividend payback period would be years. They have increased their dividend by 2.9% on average in the last 5 years. Vectren has gone ex-dividend on the 8/11/2017, and the dividend pay date is 9/1/2017. This US company was founded in 1999 and has 5,500 employees. The stock belongs to the diversified utilities industry in the utilities sector. 2 out of 5 stars is our rating for it's dividend.






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