SAP Dividend yield

 Price  116.88
 Dividend  1.85
 Earnings  4.97
 Cash-flow  6.09
 Book value  25.41
 Equity  25.62

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

SAP paid a total dividend of 2,183 million EUR last year, for a market value of 137,918 millions (Market Cap 129,505 millions). Dividend per share of SAP is 1.85 EUR, and his stock market price 116.88 EUR.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, SAP has a dividend yield of 1.58%, lower than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from Germany. 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 SAP dividend yield with other Software and Computer Services companies or firms from Germany.

Dividend yield of SAP

SAP Dividend Payout

About the ability of SAP to maintain his current dividend of EUR 1.85 per share, an amount that accounts for 1.58%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). SAP payout on ernings is currently 37.22%, which is lower than the market average and companies of Technology industry, which are 39.27% and 40.33% respectively. Both figures lead us to believe that there is confidence that SAPcan 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 SAP is EUR 6.09 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of EUR 1.85, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

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

SAP payout

SAP Dividend History

Year Yield  EUR  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

SAP Stock performance

Finally, last moth SAP showed a return of -8.30% compared to a worldwide -1.34% average, and a -2.55% of Technology firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a -12.00% versus a worldwide performance of a 31.65%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for Germany and Software and Computer Services firms.

SAP stock and market return