Cathay General Bancorp Dividend

What is Cathay General Bancorp current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

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5/6

Dividend Score 5/6

  • Notable Dividend

  • High Dividend

  • Stable Dividend

  • Growing Dividend

  • Earnings Coverage

  • Future Dividend Coverage


2.93%

Current Dividend Yield

Dividend Yield vs Market

Cathay General Bancorp Dividend Yield vs Market
How does CATY dividend yield compare to the market?
SegmentDividend Yield
Company (CATY)2.9%
Market Bottom 25% (US)1.5%
Market Top 25% (US)4.2%
Industry Average (Banks)3.0%
Analyst forecast in 3 Years (CATY)3.1%

Notable Dividend: CATY's dividend (2.93%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.5%).

High Dividend: CATY's dividend (2.93%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (4.24%).


Stability and Growth of Payments

How stable has Cathay General Bancorp's dividend per share been in the past?
MonthDividend Per Share (annual)Avg. Yield (%)
12/31/20241.525
12/31/20231.465
12/31/20221.385
12/2/20221.362.93
11/8/20221.362.98
10/24/20221.363.07
8/22/20221.363.26
5/18/20221.363.35
2/14/20221.363.11
11/19/20211.363.06
8/19/20211.242.98
5/17/20211.243.14
2/18/20211.243.01
11/20/20201.243.74
8/20/20201.245.15
5/22/20201.244.78
2/20/20201.245.05
11/22/20191.243.32
8/16/20191.243.54
5/16/20191.243.52
2/22/20191.243.44
11/16/20181.243.38
8/17/20180.962.37
5/17/20180.962.28
2/16/20180.962.33
11/17/20170.962.23
8/18/20170.842.17
5/19/20170.842.25
2/17/20170.842.2
11/18/20160.842.26
8/19/20160.722.32
5/20/20160.722.43
2/19/20160.722.49
11/20/20150.722.43
8/21/20150.561.82
5/22/20150.561.74
2/23/20150.41.42
11/21/20140.41.6
8/22/20140.281.09
5/23/20140.281.1
2/21/20140.20.81
11/25/20130.20.79
8/16/20130.040.17
5/17/20130.040.18
2/22/20130.040.2
11/16/20120.040.21
8/17/20120.040.23
5/18/20120.040.25
2/17/20120.040.23

Stable Dividend: CATY's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.

Growing Dividend: CATY's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Earnings Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (30.1%), CATY's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: CATY's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (27.9% payout ratio).


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