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A Look at Dominion Energy’s Payout Ratio

Vincent Kruger
A Look at Dominion Energy’s Payout Ratio

We’ll take a look at Dominion Energy’s (D) payout ratio in this part. The payout ratio shows the percentage of profit the company paid to shareholders in the form of dividends. Dominion Energy’s payout ratio was ~90% in 2017. Its five-year historical average payout ratio is close to 85%. Utilities generally give away a large portion of their earnings to shareholders.