Cerner Corp Dividend yield

 Price  93.56
 Dividend  1.08
 Earnings  3.34
 Cash-flow  6.08
 Book value  12.64
 Equity  13.97

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

Cerner Corp paid a total dividend of 315 million USD last year, for a market value of 27,320 millions (Market Cap 27,290 millions). Dividend per share of Cerner Corp is 1.08 USD, and his stock market price 93.56 USD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Cerner Corp has a dividend yield of 1.15%, 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 Cerner Corp dividend yield with other Software and Computer Services companies or firms from USA.

Dividend yield of Cerner Corp

Cerner Corp Dividend Payout

About the ability of Cerner Corp to maintain his current dividend of USD 1.08 per share, an amount that accounts for 1.15%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Cerner Corp payout on ernings is currently 32.34%, which is lower than the market average and companies of Technology industry, which are 38.25% and 35.85% respectively. Both figures lead us to believe that there is confidence that Cerner Corpcan 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 Cerner Corp is USD 6.08 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of USD 1.08, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

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

Cerner Corp payout

Cerner Corp Dividend History

Year Yield  USD  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Cerner Corp Stock performance

Finally, last moth Cerner Corp showed a return of 0.30% compared to a worldwide 1.12% average, and a 0.98% of Technology firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 30.20% versus a worldwide performance of a 5.73%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for USA and Software and Computer Services firms.

Cerner Corp stock and market return