Constellation Softwa Dividend yield

 Price  1,755.04
 Dividend  5.09
 Earnings  53.02
 Cash-flow  72.52
 Book value  62.90
 Equity  0.00

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

Constellation Softwa paid a total dividend of 107 million CAD last year, for a market value of 36,856 millions (Market Cap 33,474 millions). Dividend per share of Constellation Softwa is 5.09 CAD, and his stock market price 1,755.04 CAD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Constellation Softwa has a dividend yield of 0.29%, lower than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from Canada. 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 Constellation Softwa dividend yield with other Software and Computer Services companies or firms from Canada.

Dividend yield of Constellation Softwa

Constellation Softwa Dividend Payout

About the ability of Constellation Softwa to maintain his current dividend of CAD 5.09 per share, an amount that accounts for 0.29%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Constellation Softwa payout on ernings is currently 9.60%, which is lower than the market average and companies of Technology industry, which are 38.16% and 34.90% respectively. Both figures lead us to believe that there is confidence that Constellation Softwacan 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 Constellation Softwa is CAD 72.52 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of CAD 5.09, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

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

Constellation Softwa payout

Constellation Softwa Dividend History

Year Yield  CAD  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Constellation Softwa Stock performance

Finally, last moth Constellation Softwa showed a return of 6.50% compared to a worldwide 4.25% average, and a 3.79% of Technology firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 37.20% versus a worldwide performance of a 53.42%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for Canada and Software and Computer Services firms.

Constellation Softwa stock and market return