Appen Dividend yield

 Price  15.83
 Dividend  0.10
 Earnings  0.67
 Cash-flow  0.77
 Book value  3.96
 Equity  3.96

Appen is part of Software and Computer Services business, which is part of Technology industry. Appen is a company from Australia, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Appen paid a total dividend of 12 million AUD last year, for a market value of 1,931 millions (Market Cap 1,719 millions). Dividend per share of Appen is 0.10 AUD, and his stock market price 15.83 AUD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Appen has a dividend yield of 0.63%, lower than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from Australia. 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 Appen dividend yield with other Software and Computer Services companies or firms from Australia.

Dividend yield of Appen

Appen Dividend Payout

About the ability of Appen to maintain his current dividend of AUD 0.10 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). Appen payout on ernings is currently 14.93%, which is lower than the market average and companies of Technology industry, which are 38.17% and 35.02% respectively. Both figures lead us to believe that there is confidence that Appencan 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 Appen is AUD 0.77 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of AUD 0.10, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Appen, compared againt world market average, Australia companies, Technology industry and Software and Computer Services sector companies.

Appen payout

Appen Dividend History

Year Yield  AUD  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Appen Stock performance

Finally, last moth Appen showed a return of -5.20% compared to a worldwide 4.24% average, and a 3.70% of Technology firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a -19.60% versus a worldwide performance of a 53.49%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for Australia and Software and Computer Services firms.

Appen stock and market return