Lumen Technologies Dividend yield

 Price  11.27
 Dividend  1.00
 Earnings  3.31
 Cash-flow  6.26
 Book value  11.27
 Equity  11.26

Lumen Technologies is part of Fixed Line Telecommunications business, which is part of Telecommunications industry. Lumen Technologies is a company from USA, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Lumen Technologies paid a total dividend of 1,024 million USD last year, for a market value of 11,540 millions (Market Cap 11,467 millions). Dividend per share of Lumen Technologies is 1.00 USD, and his stock market price 11.27 USD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Lumen Technologies has a dividend yield of 8.87%, which is higher than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from USA. It is also bigger than average of Telecommunications industry. This high dividend yield might be a sign to worry about the future of the company so deeper analysis is needed.

In addition, you should compare Lumen Technologies dividend yield with other Fixed Line Telecommunications companies or firms from USA.

Dividend yield of Lumen Technologies

Lumen Technologies Dividend Payout

About the ability of Lumen Technologies to maintain his current dividend of USD 1.00 per share, an amount that accounts for 8.87%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Lumen Technologies payout on ernings is currently 30.21%, which is lower than the market average and companies of Telecommunications industry, which are 38.25% and 43.81% respectively. Both figures lead us to believe that there is confidence that Lumen Technologiescan 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 Lumen Technologies is USD 6.26 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of USD 1.00, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Lumen Technologies, compared againt world market average, USA companies, Telecommunications industry and Fixed Line Telecommunications sector companies.

Lumen Technologies payout

Lumen Technologies Dividend History

Year Yield  USD  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Lumen Technologies Stock performance

Finally, last moth Lumen Technologies showed a return of 8.80% compared to a worldwide 1.12% average, and a 2.24% of Telecommunications firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a -15.60% versus a worldwide performance of a 5.73%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for USA and Fixed Line Telecommunications firms.

Lumen Technologies stock and market return