Microchip Technology Dividend yield

 Price  65.25
 Dividend  1.21
 Earnings  4.00
 Cash-flow  5.10
 Book value  10.52
 Equity  10.13

Microchip Technology is part of Technology Hardware and Equip. business, which is part of Technology industry. Microchip Technology is a company from USA, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Microchip Technology paid a total dividend of 673 million USD last year, for a market value of 36,279 millions (Market Cap 35,045 millions). Dividend per share of Microchip Technology is 1.21 USD, and his stock market price 65.25 USD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Microchip Technology has a dividend yield of 1.85%, lower than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from USA. It is also lower than average of Technology industry. This low dividend yield might has several explanations: company overpriced, expanding their business,...

In addition, you should compare Microchip Technology dividend yield with other Technology Hardware and Equip. companies or firms from USA.

Dividend yield of Microchip Technology

Microchip Technology Dividend Payout

About the ability of Microchip Technology to maintain his current dividend of USD 1.21 per share, an amount that accounts for 1.85%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Microchip Technology payout on ernings is currently 30.25%, which is lower than the market average and companies of Technology industry, which are 40.22% and 34.27% respectively. Both figures lead us to believe that there is confidence that Microchip Technologycan 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 Microchip Technology is USD 5.10 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of USD 1.21, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Microchip Technology, compared againt world market average, USA companies, Technology industry and Technology Hardware and Equip. sector companies.

Microchip Technology payout

Microchip Technology Dividend History

Year Yield  USD  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Microchip Technology Stock performance

Finally, last moth Microchip Technology showed a return of -5.20% compared to a worldwide -0.44% average, and a -1.67% of Technology firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a -17.10% versus a worldwide performance of a -6.34%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for USA and Technology Hardware and Equip. firms.

Microchip Technology stock and market return