Factset Research Sys Dividend yield

 Price  308.59
 Dividend  3.09
 Earnings  10.53
 Cash-flow  13.36
 Book value  23.74
 Equity  20.73

Factset Research Sys is part of Media business, which is part of Consumer Services industry. Factset Research Sys is a company from USA, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Factset Research Sys paid a total dividend of 117 million USD last year, for a market value of 11,726 millions (Market Cap 11,420 millions). Dividend per share of Factset Research Sys is 3.09 USD, and his stock market price 308.59 USD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Factset Research Sys has a dividend yield of 1.00%, lower than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from USA. It is also lower than average of Consumer Services industry. This low dividend yield might has several explanations: company overpriced, expanding their business,...

In addition, you should compare Factset Research Sys dividend yield with other Media companies or firms from USA.

Dividend yield of Factset Research Sys

Factset Research Sys Dividend Payout

About the ability of Factset Research Sys to maintain his current dividend of USD 3.09 per share, an amount that accounts for 1.00%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Factset Research Sys payout on ernings is currently 29.34%, which is lower than the market average, but higher than companies of Consumer Services industry, which are 38.17% and 23.35% respectively. Both figures show that Factset Research Sys is in a good position to keep maintaining his dividend.

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 Factset Research Sys is USD 13.36 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of USD 3.09, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Factset Research Sys, compared againt world market average, USA companies, Consumer Services industry and Media sector companies.

Factset Research Sys payout

Factset Research Sys Dividend History

Year Yield  USD  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Factset Research Sys Stock performance

Finally, last moth Factset Research Sys showed a return of 1.50% compared to a worldwide 4.24% average, and a 2.83% of Consumer Services firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 18.40% versus a worldwide performance of a 53.49%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for USA and Media firms.

Factset Research Sys stock and market return