Avast Dividend yield

 Price  5.66
 Dividend  0.12
 Earnings  0.26
 Cash-flow  0.32
 Book value  1.03
 Equity  0.93

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

Avast paid a total dividend of 124 million GBP last year, for a market value of 5,830 millions (Market Cap 3,129 millions). Dividend per share of Avast is 0.12 GBP, and his stock market price 5.66 GBP.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Avast has a dividend yield of 2.08%, which is lower than the amount offered by the market average , but bigger than Technology industry. Dividend yields are similar among companies from the same industry, so it is a positive sign for the company.

In addition, you should compare Avast dividend yield with other Software and Computer Services companies or firms from UK.

Dividend yield of Avast

Avast Dividend Payout

About the ability of Avast to maintain his current dividend of GBP 0.12 per share, an amount that accounts for 2.08%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Avast payout on ernings is currently 46.15%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Technology industry, which are 38.25% and 35.85% respectively. Both figures show that Avast 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 Avast is GBP 0.32 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of GBP 0.12, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

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

Avast payout

Avast Dividend History

Year Yield  GBP  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Avast Stock performance

Finally, last moth Avast showed a return of -10.00% compared to a worldwide 1.12% average, and a 0.98% of Technology firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 24.10% versus a worldwide performance of a 5.73%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for UK and Software and Computer Services firms.

Avast stock and market return