Nasdaq Dividend yield

 Price  193.02
 Dividend  2.16
 Earnings  6.19
 Cash-flow  7.48
 Book value  38.60
 Equity  35.99

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

Nasdaq paid a total dividend of 361 million USD last year, for a market value of 32,234 millions (Market Cap 22,408 millions). Dividend per share of Nasdaq is 2.16 USD, and his stock market price 193.02 USD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Nasdaq has a dividend yield of 1.12%, 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 Nasdaq dividend yield with other Financial Services companies or firms from USA.

Dividend yield of Nasdaq

Nasdaq Dividend Payout

About the ability of Nasdaq to maintain his current dividend of USD 2.16 per share, an amount that accounts for 1.12%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Nasdaq payout on ernings is currently 34.89%, which is lower than the market average and companies of Financials industry, which are 39.27% and 39.00% respectively. Both figures lead us to believe that there is confidence that Nasdaqcan 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 Nasdaq is USD 7.48 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of USD 2.16, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

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

Nasdaq payout

Nasdaq Dividend History

Year Yield  USD  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Nasdaq Stock performance

Finally, last moth Nasdaq showed a return of -1.40% compared to a worldwide -1.33% average, and a -1.33% of Financials firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 57.30% versus a worldwide performance of a 31.58%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for USA and Financial Services firms.

Nasdaq stock and market return