SAP Dividend yield




   EUR/share 
 Price  104.42
 Dividend  1.58
 Earnings  4.90
 Cash-flow  6.04
 Book value  24.86
 Equity  25.26

SAP is part of Software and Computer Services business, which is part of Technology industry. SAP is a company from Germany, and his stocks are publicly traded.

SAP paid a total dividend of 1,887 million EUR last year, for a market value of 124,677 millions (Market Cap 117,079 millions). Dividend per share of SAP is 1.58 EUR, and his stock market price 104.42 EUR.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, SAP 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 SAP dividend yield with other Software and Computer Services companies or firms from Germany.

Dividend yield of SAP

SAP Dividend Payout

About the ability of SAP to maintain his current dividend of EUR 1.58 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). SAP payout on ernings is currently 32.24%, which is lower than the market average and companies of Technology industry, which are 38.17% and 35.02% respectively. Both figures lead us to believe that there is confidence that SAPcan 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 SAP is EUR 6.04 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of EUR 1.58, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of SAP, compared againt world market average, Germany companies, Technology industry and Software and Computer Services sector companies.

SAP payout

SAP Dividend History

Year Yield  EUR  Paypout  Shares* 
Present1.51%1.5832.24%1,194
20201.47%1.5846.33%1,194
20191.25%1.5037.88%1,194
20181.61%1.4037.53%1,193
20171.34%1.2534.15%1,199
20161.46%1.1535.38%1,192
20151.47%1.1033.64%1,192

*In millions

SAP Stock performance

Finally, last moth SAP showed a return of 2.30% compared to a worldwide 4.24% average, and a 3.70% of Technology firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 1.60% versus a worldwide performance of a 53.49%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for Germany and Software and Computer Services firms.

SAP stock and market return