Oracle Corp. Dividend yield




   USD/share 
 Price  87.13
 Dividend  1.28
 Earnings  5.48
 Cash-flow  5.69
 Book value  1.88
 Equity  0.00

Oracle Corp. is part of Software and Computer Services business, which is part of Technology industry. Oracle Corp. is a company from USA, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Oracle Corp. paid a total dividend of 3,574 million USD last year, for a market value of 243,267 millions (Market Cap 146,689 millions). Dividend per share of Oracle Corp. is 1.28 USD, and his stock market price 87.13 USD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Oracle Corp. has a dividend yield of 1.47%, 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 Oracle Corp. dividend yield with other Software and Computer Services companies or firms from USA.

Dividend yield of Oracle Corp.

Oracle Corp. Dividend Payout

About the ability of Oracle Corp. to maintain his current dividend of USD 1.28 per share, an amount that accounts for 1.47%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Oracle Corp. payout on ernings is currently 23.36%, which is lower than the market average and companies of Technology industry, which are 39.27% and 40.46% respectively. Both figures lead us to believe that there is confidence that Oracle Corp.can 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 Oracle Corp. is USD 5.69 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of USD 1.28, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Oracle Corp., compared againt world market average, USA companies, Technology industry and Software and Computer Services sector companies.

Oracle Corp. payout

Oracle Corp. Dividend History

Year Yield  USD  Paypout  Shares* 
Present1.47%1.2823.36%2,792
20201.48%0.9624.37%3,011
20191.81%0.9625.20%3,283
20181.68%0.7622.89%3,789
20171.61%0.7629.12%4,174
20161.49%0.6023.44%4,150
20151.54%0.6020.91%4,269

*In millions

Oracle Corp. Stock performance

Finally, last moth Oracle Corp. showed a return of -2.20% compared to a worldwide -1.33% average, and a -2.53% of Technology firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 45.90% versus a worldwide performance of a 31.58%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for USA and Software and Computer Services firms.

Oracle Corp. stock and market return