Seagate Technology Dividend yield

 Price  89.90
 Dividend  2.80
 Earnings  6.12
 Cash-flow  7.43
 Book value  2.88
 Equity  0.00

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

Seagate Technology paid a total dividend of 613 million USD last year, for a market value of 19,688 millions (Market Cap 16,881 millions). Dividend per share of Seagate Technology is 2.80 USD, and his stock market price 89.90 USD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Seagate Technology has a dividend yield of 3.11%, which is higher than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from USA. It is also bigger than average of Technology industry. This high dividend yield might be a sign to worry about the future of the company so deeper analysis is needed.

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

Dividend yield of Seagate Technology

Seagate Technology Dividend Payout

About the ability of Seagate Technology to maintain his current dividend of USD 2.80 per share, an amount that accounts for 3.11%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Seagate Technology payout on ernings is currently 45.75%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Technology industry, which are 38.25% and 35.85% respectively. Both figures show that Seagate Technology 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 Seagate Technology is USD 7.43 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of USD 2.80, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

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

Seagate Technology payout

Seagate Technology Dividend History

Year Yield  USD  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Seagate Technology Stock performance

Finally, last moth Seagate Technology showed a return of -12.90% compared to a worldwide 1.12% average, and a 0.98% of Technology firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 17.10% versus a worldwide performance of a 5.73%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for USA and Technology Hardware and Equip. firms.

Seagate Technology stock and market return