Xilinx Dividend yield

 Price  150.99
 Dividend  1.52
 Earnings  2.89
 Cash-flow  4.45
 Book value  11.70
 Equity  10.59

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

Xilinx paid a total dividend of 374 million USD last year, for a market value of 37,144 millions (Market Cap 37,059 millions). Dividend per share of Xilinx is 1.52 USD, and his stock market price 150.99 USD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Xilinx has a dividend yield of 1.01%, 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 Xilinx dividend yield with other Technology Hardware and Equip. companies or firms from USA.

Dividend yield of Xilinx

Xilinx Dividend Payout

About the ability of Xilinx to maintain his current dividend of USD 1.52 per share, an amount that accounts for 1.01%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Xilinx payout on ernings is currently 52.60%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Technology industry, which are 39.27% and 40.46% respectively. Both figures show that Xilinx 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 Xilinx is USD 4.45 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of USD 1.52, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

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

Xilinx payout

Xilinx Dividend History

Year Yield  USD  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Xilinx Stock performance

Finally, last moth Xilinx showed a return of -3.00% compared to a worldwide -1.33% average, and a -2.53% of Technology firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 44.80% versus a worldwide performance of a 31.58%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for USA and Technology Hardware and Equip. firms.

Xilinx stock and market return