Analog Devices Dividend yield

 Price  165.18
 Dividend  3.04
 Earnings  4.25
 Cash-flow  5.19
 Book value  71.82
 Equity  47.75

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

Analog Devices paid a total dividend of 1,599 million USD last year, for a market value of 86,885 millions (Market Cap 86,512 millions). Dividend per share of Analog Devices is 3.04 USD, and his stock market price 165.18 USD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Analog Devices has a dividend yield of 1.84%, 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 Analog Devices dividend yield with other Technology Hardware and Equip. companies or firms from USA.

Dividend yield of Analog Devices

Analog Devices Dividend Payout

About the ability of Analog Devices to maintain his current dividend of USD 3.04 per share, an amount that accounts for 1.84%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Analog Devices payout on ernings is currently 71.53%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Technology industry, which are 38.25% and 35.85% respectively. Both figures show that Analog Devices 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 Analog Devices is USD 5.19 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of USD 3.04, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

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

Analog Devices payout

Analog Devices Dividend History

Year Yield  USD  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Analog Devices Stock performance

Finally, last moth Analog Devices showed a return of 3.10% compared to a worldwide 1.12% average, and a 0.98% of Technology firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 6.50% versus a worldwide performance of a 5.73%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for USA and Technology Hardware and Equip. firms.

Analog Devices stock and market return