Best Buy Company Dividend yield

 Price  76.45
 Dividend  3.68
 Earnings  6.89
 Cash-flow  8.40
 Book value  12.74
 Equity  13.30

Best Buy Company is part of General Retailers business, which is part of Consumer Services industry. Best Buy Company is a company from USA, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Best Buy Company stock dividend

Best Buy Company paid a total dividend of 802 million USD last year, for a market value of 16,666 millions (Market Cap 14,864 millions). Best Buy Company dividend per share is 3.68 USD, and his stock market price 76.45 USD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Best Buy Company has a dividend yield of 4.81%, which is higher than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from USA. It is also bigger than average of Consumer Services 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 Best Buy Company stocks dividend with other General Retailers companies or other of the highest USA dividend stocks list.

Dividend yield of Best Buy Company

Best Buy Company Dividend Payout

About the ability of Best Buy Company to maintain his current dividend of USD 3.68 per share, an amount that accounts for 4.81%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Best Buy Company payout on ernings is currently 53.41%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Consumer Services industry, which are 39.34% and 31.45% respectively. Both figures show that Best Buy Company 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 Best Buy Company is USD 8.40 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of USD 3.68, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Best Buy Company, compared againt world market average, USA companies, Consumer Services industry and General Retailers sector companies.

Best Buy Company payout

Best Buy Company Dividend History

Below you will find a table with the historical evolution of Best Buy Company's dividend stock, both in percentage and in USD, its Payout on Earnings and the number of shares (in case there is an split, number shares altered the dividend per share).

Year Yield  USD  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Then you can see the evolution of Best Buy Company dividend stock, and compare it with the average of USA stocks and that of the General Retailers stocks.

Best Buy Company stock dividend history

Best Buy Company Stock performance

Finally, last moth Best Buy Company showed a return of -7.90% compared to a worldwide -2.49% average, and a -3.06% of Consumer Services firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 8.10% versus a worldwide performance of a 8.71%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for USA and General Retailers firms.

Best Buy Company stock and market return