Acer Dividend yield

 Price  31.45
 Dividend  1.55
 Earnings  2.04
 Cash-flow  8.99
 Book value  19.66
 Equity  19.07

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

Acer paid a total dividend of 4,766 million TWD last year, for a market value of 96,709 millions (Market Cap 90,140 millions). Dividend per share of Acer is 1.55 TWD, and his stock market price 31.45 TWD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Acer has a dividend yield of 4.92%, which is higher than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from Taiwan. 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 Acer dividend yield with other Technology Hardware and Equip. companies or firms from Taiwan.

Dividend yield of Acer

Acer Dividend Payout

About the ability of Acer to maintain his current dividend of TWD 1.55 per share, an amount that accounts for 4.92%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Acer payout on ernings is currently 75.98%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Technology industry, which are 38.17% and 35.02% respectively. Both figures show that Acer 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 Acer is TWD 8.99 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of TWD 1.55, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

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

Acer payout

Acer Dividend History

Year Yield  TWD  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Acer Stock performance

Finally, last moth Acer showed a return of 17.10% compared to a worldwide 4.24% average, and a 3.70% of Technology firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 101.60% versus a worldwide performance of a 53.49%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for Taiwan and Technology Hardware and Equip. firms.

Acer stock and market return