GameStop Corp paid a total dividend of 153 million USD last year, for a market capitalization of 2,778 millions.
Dividend per share of GameStop Corp is 1.44 USD, and his stock market price 26.21 USD.
According to the chart, where dividend yield is displayed, GameStop Corp has a dividend yield of 5.49%, 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.
About the ability of GameStop Corp to maintain his current dividend of USD 1.44 per share, an amount that accounts for 5.49%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). GameStop Corp payout on ernings is currently 38.50%, which is lower than the market average, but higher than companies of Consumer Services industry, which are 39.01% and 37.61% respectively. Both figures show that GameStop Corp 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 latter amount the one which can be distributed to shareholders. Cash flow per share of GameStop Corp is USD 4.52 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of USD 1.44, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.
The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of GameStop Corp, compared againt world market average, USA companies, Consumer Services industry and General Retailers sector companies. You might also need to check full financial report of GameStop Corp.
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