SBA Communications Dividend yield

 Price  224.53
 Dividend  3.39
 Earnings  8.02
 Cash-flow  11.88
 Book value  -48.81
 Equity  0.00

SBA Communications is part of Mobile Telecommunications business, which is part of Telecommunications industry. SBA Communications is a company from USA, and his stocks are publicly traded.

SBA Communications stock dividend

SBA Communications paid a total dividend of 366 million USD last year, for a market value of 24,249 millions (Market Cap 24,066 millions). SBA Communications dividend per share is 3.39 USD, and his stock market price 224.53 USD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, SBA Communications has a dividend yield of 1.51%, lower than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from USA. It is also lower than average of Telecommunications industry. This low dividend yield might has several explanations: company overpriced, expanding their business,...

In addition, you should compare SBA Communications stocks dividend with other Mobile Telecommunications companies or other of the high USA dividend stocks list.

Dividend yield of SBA Communications

SBA Communications Dividend Payout

About the ability of SBA Communications to maintain his current dividend of USD 3.39 per share, an amount that accounts for 1.51%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). SBA Communications payout on ernings is currently 42.27%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Telecommunications industry, which are 39.34% and 41.86% respectively. Both figures show that SBA Communications 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 SBA Communications is USD 11.88 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of USD 3.39, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of SBA Communications, compared againt world market average, USA companies, Telecommunications industry and Mobile Telecommunications sector companies.

SBA Communications payout

SBA Communications Dividend History

Below you will find a table with the historical evolution of SBA Communications's dividend stock, both in percentage and in USD, its Payout on Earnings and the number of shares (in case there is an split, number shares altered the dividend per share).

Year Yield  USD  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Then you can see the evolution of SBA Communications dividend stock, and compare it with the average of USA stocks and that of the Mobile Telecommunications stocks.

SBA Communications stock dividend history

SBA Communications Stock performance

Finally, last moth SBA Communications showed a return of 2.50% compared to a worldwide -2.49% average, and a -0.77% of Telecommunications firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a -31.00% versus a worldwide performance of a 8.71%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for USA and Mobile Telecommunications firms.

SBA Communications stock and market return