MSCI Dividend yield

 Price  502.88
 Dividend  4.17
 Earnings  9.92
 Cash-flow  11.51
 Book value  0.00
 Equity  0.00

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

MSCI paid a total dividend of 338 million USD last year, for a market value of 40,733 millions (Market Cap 39,681 millions). Dividend per share of MSCI is 4.17 USD, and his stock market price 502.88 USD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, MSCI has a dividend yield of 0.83%, lower than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from USA. 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 MSCI dividend yield with other Financial Services companies or firms from USA.

Dividend yield of MSCI

MSCI Dividend Payout

About the ability of MSCI to maintain his current dividend of USD 4.17 per share, an amount that accounts for 0.83%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). MSCI payout on ernings is currently 42.04%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Financials industry, which are 38.25% and 41.38% respectively. Both figures show that MSCI 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 MSCI is USD 11.51 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of USD 4.17, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

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

MSCI payout

MSCI Dividend History

Year Yield  USD  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

MSCI Stock performance

Finally, last moth MSCI showed a return of 0.20% compared to a worldwide 1.12% average, and a 1.75% of Financials firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 19.90% versus a worldwide performance of a 5.73%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for USA and Financial Services firms.

MSCI stock and market return