AU Optronics Dividend yield

A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z
   TWD per share 
 Price  12.30
 Dividend  1.50
 Earnings  3.42
 Cash-flow  8.79
 Book value  20.50
 Equity  20.24

AU Optronics is part of Technology Hardware and Equip. business, which is part of Technology industry. AU Optronics is a company from Taiwan, and his stocks are publicly traded.

AU Optronics paid a total dividend of 14,436 million TWD last year, for a market value of 118,375 millions (Market Cap 108,186 millions). Dividend per share of AU Optronics is 1.50 TWD, and his stock market price 12.30 TWD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, AU Optronics has a dividend yield of 12.20%, which is higher than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from Taiwan. It is also bigger than average of Technology industry. This high dividend yield might be a sign to worry about the future of the company so deeper analysis is needed.

In addition, you should compare AU Optronics dividend yield with other Technology Hardware and Equip. companies or firms from Taiwan.

Dividend yield of AU Optronics

AU Optronics Dividend Payout

About the ability of AU Optronics to maintain his current dividend of TWD 1.50 per share, an amount that accounts for 12.20%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). AU Optronics payout on ernings is currently 43.86%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Technology industry, which are 40.41% and 26.12% respectively. Both figures show that AU Optronics can have problems to keep with his present dividend yield.

The payout on earnings should be complemented with the payout on cash flow since it is this last amount the one which can be distributed to shareholders. Cash flow per share of AU Optronics is TWD 8.79 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of TWD 1.50, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of AU Optronics, compared againt world market average, Taiwan companies, Technology industry and Technology Hardware and Equip. sector companies.

AU Optronics payout

AU Optronics Stock performance

Finally, last moth AU Optronics showed a return of -2.00% compared to a worldwide -5.60% average, and a -7.11% of Technology firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a -0.80% versus a worldwide performance of a -11.41%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for Taiwan and Technology Hardware and Equip. firms.

AU Optronics stock and market return

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