Ebay Dividend yield

 Price  57.26
 Dividend  0.88
 Earnings  22.02
 Cash-flow  4.24
 Book value  15.48
 Equity  0.00

Ebay is part of General Retailers business, which is part of Consumer Services industry. Ebay is a company from USA, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Ebay paid a total dividend of 551 million USD last year, for a market value of 35,845 millions (Market Cap 35,778 millions). Dividend per share of Ebay is 0.88 USD, and his stock market price 57.26 USD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Ebay has a dividend yield of 1.54%, lower than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from USA. It is also lower than average of Consumer Services industry. This low dividend yield might has several explanations: company overpriced, expanding their business,...

In addition, you should compare Ebay dividend yield with other General Retailers companies or firms from USA.

Dividend yield of Ebay

Ebay Dividend Payout

About the ability of Ebay to maintain his current dividend of USD 0.88 per share, an amount that accounts for 1.54%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Ebay payout on ernings is currently 4.00%, which is lower than the market average and companies of Consumer Services industry, which are 38.25% and 25.53% respectively. Both figures lead us to believe that there is confidence that Ebaycan 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 Ebay is USD 4.24 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of USD 0.88, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Ebay, compared againt world market average, USA companies, Consumer Services industry and General Retailers sector companies.

Ebay payout

Ebay Dividend History

Year Yield  USD  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Ebay Stock performance

Finally, last moth Ebay showed a return of 4.90% compared to a worldwide 1.12% average, and a 0.56% of Consumer Services firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a -6.50% versus a worldwide performance of a 5.73%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for USA and General Retailers firms.

Ebay stock and market return