Motorola Solutions Dividend yield




   USD/share 
 Price  188.05
 Dividend  2.84
 Earnings  6.84
 Cash-flow  9.50
 Book value  -3.28
 Equity  0.00

Motorola Solutions is part of Technology Hardware and Equip. business, which is part of Technology industry. Motorola Solutions is a company from USA, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Motorola Solutions paid a total dividend of 483 million USD last year, for a market value of 31,969 millions (Market Cap 31,885 millions). Dividend per share of Motorola Solutions is 2.84 USD, and his stock market price 188.05 USD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Motorola Solutions has a dividend yield of 1.51%, which is lower than the amount offered by the market average , but bigger than Technology industry. Dividend yields are similar among companies from the same industry, so it is a positive sign for the company.

In addition, you should compare Motorola Solutions dividend yield with other Technology Hardware and Equip. companies or firms from USA.

Dividend yield of Motorola Solutions

Motorola Solutions Dividend Payout

About the ability of Motorola Solutions to maintain his current dividend of USD 2.84 per share, an amount that accounts for 1.51%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Motorola Solutions payout on ernings is currently 41.52%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Technology industry, which are 38.17% and 35.02% respectively. Both figures show that Motorola Solutions 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 Motorola Solutions is USD 9.50 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of USD 2.84, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Motorola Solutions, compared againt world market average, USA companies, Technology industry and Technology Hardware and Equip. sector companies.

Motorola Solutions payout

Motorola Solutions Dividend History

Year Yield  USD  Paypout  Shares* 
Present1.51%2.8441.52%170
20201.67%2.8444.94%170
20191.59%2.5640.83%171
20181.85%2.1341.44%162
20172.30%2.0850.36%164
20162.04%1.6444.32%167
20151.89%1.3618.38%177

*In millions

Motorola Solutions Stock performance

Finally, last moth Motorola Solutions showed a return of 7.20% compared to a worldwide 4.24% average, and a 3.70% of Technology firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 41.50% versus a worldwide performance of a 53.49%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for USA and Technology Hardware and Equip. firms.

Motorola Solutions stock and market return