Micro Focus International 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
   GBP per share 
 Price  2.99
 Dividend  1.01
 Earnings  1.66
 Cash-flow  1.00
 Book value  14.95
 Equity  15.51

Micro Focus International is part of Software and Computer Services business, which is part of Technology industry. Micro Focus International is a company from UK, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Micro Focus International paid a total dividend of 338 million GBP last year, for a market value of 1,002 millions (Market Cap 982 millions). Dividend per share of Micro Focus International is 1.01 GBP, and his stock market price 2.99 GBP.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Micro Focus International has a dividend yield of 33.86%, which is higher than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from UK. 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 Micro Focus International dividend yield with other Software and Computer Services companies or firms from UK.

Dividend yield of Micro Focus International

Micro Focus International Dividend Payout

About the ability of Micro Focus International to maintain his current dividend of GBP 1.01 per share, an amount that accounts for 33.86%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Micro Focus International payout on ernings is currently 60.84%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Technology industry, which are 37.66% and 32.58% respectively. Both figures show that Micro Focus International 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 Micro Focus International is GBP 1.00 per share, which is lower than the dividend per share paid by the company of GBP 1.01, so the company does not generate enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Micro Focus International, compared againt world market average, UK companies, Technology industry and Software and Computer Services sector companies.

Micro Focus International payout

Micro Focus International Stock performance

Finally, last moth Micro Focus International showed a return of 7.80% compared to a worldwide 4.36% average, and a 3.71% of Technology firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a -73.10% versus a worldwide performance of a 2.14%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for UK and Software and Computer Services firms.

Micro Focus International stock and market return

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