Symantec Corp Dividend yield

A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z
   USD per share 
 Price  18.15
 Dividend  0.30
 Earnings  1.13
 Cash-flow  1.53
 Book value  8.25
 Equity  6.89

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

Symantec Corp paid a total dividend of 187 million USD last year, for a market value of 11,289 millions (Market Cap 11,208 millions). Dividend per share of Symantec Corp is 0.30 USD, and his stock market price 18.15 USD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Symantec Corp has a dividend yield of 1.65%, 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 Symantec Corp dividend yield with other Software and Computer Services companies or firms from USA.

Dividend yield of Symantec Corp

Symantec Corp Dividend Payout

About the ability of Symantec Corp to maintain his current dividend of USD 0.30 per share, an amount that accounts for 1.65%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Symantec Corp payout on ernings is currently 26.55%, which is lower than the market average and companies of Technology industry, which are 39.92% and 27.84% respectively. Both figures lead us to believe that there is confidence that Symantec Corpcan 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 Symantec Corp is USD 1.53 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of USD 0.30, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

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

Symantec Corp payout

Symantec Corp Stock performance

Finally, last moth Symantec Corp showed a return of -14.70% compared to a worldwide -7.18% average, and a -10.34% of Technology firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a -44.20% versus a worldwide performance of a -5.64%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for USA and Software and Computer Services firms.

Symantec Corp stock and market return

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