Computershare Dividend yield

 Price  25.18
 Dividend  0.70
 Earnings  1.34
 Cash-flow  1.48
 Book value  5.36
 Equity  5.30

Computershare is part of Financial Services business, which is part of Financials industry. Computershare is a company from Australia, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Computershare stock dividend

Computershare paid a total dividend of 423 million AUD last year, for a market value of 15,209 millions (Market Cap 13,522 millions). Computershare dividend per share is 0.70 AUD, and his stock market price 25.18 AUD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Computershare has a dividend yield of 2.78%, lower than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from Australia. It is also lower than average of Financials industry. This low dividend yield might has several explanations: company overpriced, expanding their business,...

In addition, you should compare Computershare stocks dividend with other Financial Services companies or other of the best Australia dividend stocks list.

Dividend yield of Computershare

Computershare Dividend Payout

About the ability of Computershare to maintain his current dividend of AUD 0.70 per share, an amount that accounts for 2.78%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Computershare payout on ernings is currently 52.24%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Financials industry, which are 39.34% and 46.18% respectively. Both figures show that Computershare 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 Computershare is AUD 1.48 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of AUD 0.70, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Computershare, compared againt world market average, Australia companies, Financials industry and Financial Services sector companies.

Computershare payout

Computershare Dividend History

Below you will find a table with the historical evolution of Computershare's dividend stock, both in percentage and in AUD, its Payout on Earnings and the number of shares (in case there is an split, number shares altered the dividend per share).

Year Yield  AUD  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Then you can see the evolution of Computershare dividend stock, and compare it with the average of Australia stocks and that of the Financial Services stocks.

Computershare stock dividend history

Computershare Stock performance

Finally, last moth Computershare showed a return of 0.40% compared to a worldwide -2.49% average, and a -3.03% of Financials firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 1.90% versus a worldwide performance of a 8.71%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for Australia and Financial Services firms.

Computershare stock and market return