MasterCard Cl A Dividend yield

 Price  412.64
 Dividend  2.27
 Earnings  10.80
 Cash-flow  11.69
 Book value  6.58
 Equity  0.00

MasterCard Cl A is part of Financial Services business, which is part of Financials industry. MasterCard Cl A is a company from USA, and his stocks are publicly traded.

MasterCard Cl A stock dividend

MasterCard Cl A paid a total dividend of 2,134 million USD last year, for a market value of 387,882 millions (Market Cap 345,766 millions). MasterCard Cl A dividend per share is 2.27 USD, and his stock market price 412.64 USD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, MasterCard Cl A has a dividend yield of 0.55%, lower than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from USA. It is also lower than average of Financials industry. This low dividend yield might has several explanations: company overpriced, expanding their business,...

In addition, you should compare MasterCard Cl A stocks dividend with other Financial Services companies or other of the high USA dividend stocks list.

Dividend yield of MasterCard  Cl A

MasterCard Cl A Dividend Payout

About the ability of MasterCard Cl A to maintain his current dividend of USD 2.27 per share, an amount that accounts for 0.55%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). MasterCard Cl A payout on ernings is currently 21.02%, which is lower than the market average and companies of Financials industry, which are 39.34% and 46.18% respectively. Both figures lead us to believe that there is confidence that MasterCard Cl Acan maintain his current 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 MasterCard Cl A is USD 11.69 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of USD 2.27, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of MasterCard Cl A, compared againt world market average, USA companies, Financials industry and Financial Services sector companies.

MasterCard  Cl A payout

MasterCard Cl A Dividend History

Below you will find a table with the historical evolution of MasterCard Cl A'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 MasterCard Cl A dividend stock, and compare it with the average of USA stocks and that of the Financial Services stocks.

MasterCard  Cl A stock dividend history

MasterCard Cl A Stock performance

Finally, last moth MasterCard Cl A showed a return of 4.70% compared to a worldwide -2.49% average, and a -3.03% of Financials firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 27.20% versus a worldwide performance of a 8.71%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for USA and Financial Services firms.

MasterCard  Cl A stock and market return