Agilent Technologies Dividend yield




   USD/share 
 Price  127.14
 Dividend  0.78
 Earnings  2.96
 Cash-flow  3.01
 Book value  15.89
 Equity  15.74

Agilent Technologies is part of Electronic and Electrical Equipment business, which is part of Industrials industry. Agilent Technologies is a company from USA, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Agilent Technologies paid a total dividend of 238 million USD last year, for a market value of 38,778 millions (Market Cap 38,676 millions). Dividend per share of Agilent Technologies is 0.78 USD, and his stock market price 127.14 USD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Agilent Technologies has a dividend yield of 0.61%, lower than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from USA. It is also lower than average of Industrials industry. This low dividend yield might has several explanations: company overpriced, expanding their business,...

In addition, you should compare Agilent Technologies dividend yield with other Electronic and Electrical Equipment companies or firms from USA.

Dividend yield of Agilent Technologies

Agilent Technologies Dividend Payout

About the ability of Agilent Technologies to maintain his current dividend of USD 0.78 per share, an amount that accounts for 0.61%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Agilent Technologies payout on ernings is currently 26.35%, which is lower than the market average and companies of Industrials industry, which are 38.17% and 33.06% respectively. Both figures lead us to believe that there is confidence that Agilent Technologiescan 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 Agilent Technologies is USD 3.01 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of USD 0.78, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Agilent Technologies, compared againt world market average, USA companies, Industrials industry and Electronic and Electrical Equipment sector companies.

Agilent Technologies payout

Agilent Technologies Dividend History

Year Yield  USD  Paypout  Shares* 
Present0.61%0.7826.35%305
20200.61%0.7224.57%310
20190.84%0.7218.65%310
20180.91%0.6119.87%319
20170.89%0.6024.00%322
20161.05%0.4632.62%328
20150.96%0.4033.90%336

*In millions

Agilent Technologies Stock performance

Finally, last moth Agilent Technologies showed a return of 4.20% compared to a worldwide 4.24% average, and a 5.39% of Industrials firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 77.50% versus a worldwide performance of a 53.49%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for USA and Electronic and Electrical Equipment firms.

Agilent Technologies stock and market return