Qualcomm Dividend yield

 Price  114.53
 Dividend  3.20
 Earnings  12.06
 Cash-flow  8.18
 Book value  16.13
 Equity  12.56

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

Qualcomm stock dividend

Qualcomm paid a total dividend of 3,568 million USD last year, for a market value of 127,701 millions (Market Cap 127,612 millions). Qualcomm dividend per share is 3.20 USD, and his stock market price 114.53 USD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Qualcomm has a dividend yield of 2.79%, 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 Qualcomm stocks dividend with other Technology Hardware and Equip. companies or other of the highest USA dividend stocks list.

Dividend yield of Qualcomm

Qualcomm Dividend Payout

About the ability of Qualcomm to maintain his current dividend of USD 3.20 per share, an amount that accounts for 2.79%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Qualcomm payout on ernings is currently 26.53%, which is lower than the market average and companies of Technology industry, which are 39.34% and 35.32% respectively. Both figures lead us to believe that there is confidence that Qualcommcan 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 Qualcomm is USD 8.18 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of USD 3.20, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

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

Qualcomm payout

Qualcomm Dividend History

Below you will find a table with the historical evolution of Qualcomm's dividend stock, both in percentage and in USD, its Payout on Earnings and the number of shares (in case there is an split, number shares altered the dividend per share).

Year Yield  USD  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Then you can see the evolution of Qualcomm dividend stock, and compare it with the average of USA stocks and that of the Technology Hardware and Equip. stocks.

Qualcomm stock dividend history

Qualcomm Stock performance

Finally, last moth Qualcomm showed a return of -13.30% compared to a worldwide -2.49% average, and a -1.32% of Technology firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a -13.40% versus a worldwide performance of a 8.71%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for USA and Technology Hardware and Equip. firms.

Qualcomm stock and market return