NetApp Dividend yield

 Price  69.27
 Dividend  2.00
 Earnings  4.47
 Cash-flow  5.50
 Book value  3.81
 Equity  0.00

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

NetApp paid a total dividend of 440 million USD last year, for a market value of 15,239 millions (Market Cap 15,186 millions). Dividend per share of NetApp is 2.00 USD, and his stock market price 69.27 USD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, NetApp has a dividend yield of 2.89%, 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 NetApp dividend yield with other Technology Hardware and Equip. companies or firms from USA.

Dividend yield of NetApp

NetApp Dividend Payout

About the ability of NetApp to maintain his current dividend of USD 2.00 per share, an amount that accounts for 2.89%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). NetApp payout on ernings is currently 44.74%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Technology industry, which are 41.59% and 34.78% respectively. Both figures show that NetApp 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 NetApp is USD 5.50 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of USD 2.00, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

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

NetApp payout

NetApp Dividend History

Year Yield  USD  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

NetApp Stock performance

Finally, last moth NetApp showed a return of 12.00% compared to a worldwide 3.75% average, and a 2.95% of Technology firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a -22.40% versus a worldwide performance of a -9.52%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for USA and Technology Hardware and Equip. firms.

NetApp stock and market return