Ametek Inc Dividend yield

 Price  127.73
 Dividend  0.80
 Earnings  4.47
 Cash-flow  5.58
 Book value  26.07
 Equity  24.03

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

Ametek Inc paid a total dividend of 183 million USD last year, for a market value of 29,250 millions (Market Cap 29,189 millions). Dividend per share of Ametek Inc is 0.80 USD, and his stock market price 127.73 USD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Ametek Inc has a dividend yield of 0.63%, 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 Ametek Inc dividend yield with other Electronic and Electrical Equipment companies or firms from USA.

Dividend yield of Ametek Inc

Ametek Inc Dividend Payout

About the ability of Ametek Inc to maintain his current dividend of USD 0.80 per share, an amount that accounts for 0.63%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Ametek Inc payout on ernings is currently 17.90%, 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 Ametek Inccan 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 Ametek Inc is USD 5.58 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of USD 0.80, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

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

Ametek Inc payout

Ametek Inc Dividend History

Year Yield  USD  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Ametek Inc Stock performance

Finally, last moth Ametek Inc showed a return of 8.30% compared to a worldwide 4.24% average, and a 5.39% of Industrials firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 77.40% 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.

Ametek Inc stock and market return