Taiwan Semiconductor Dividend yield

 Price  448.50
 Dividend  10.99
 Earnings  23.36
 Cash-flow  43.13
 Book value  83.06
 Equity  77.61

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

Taiwan Semiconductor paid a total dividend of 284,993 million TWD last year, for a market value of 11,630,502 millions (Market Cap 10,763,933 millions). Dividend per share of Taiwan Semiconductor is 10.99 TWD, and his stock market price 448.50 TWD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Taiwan Semiconductor has a dividend yield of 2.45%, lower than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from Taiwan. It is also lower than average of Technology industry. This low dividend yield might has several explanations: company overpriced, expanding their business,...

In addition, you should compare Taiwan Semiconductor dividend yield with other Technology Hardware and Equip. companies or firms from Taiwan.

Dividend yield of Taiwan Semiconductor

Taiwan Semiconductor Dividend Payout

About the ability of Taiwan Semiconductor to maintain his current dividend of TWD 10.99 per share, an amount that accounts for 2.45%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Taiwan Semiconductor payout on ernings is currently 47.05%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Technology industry, which are 41.22% and 34.60% respectively. Both figures show that Taiwan Semiconductor 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 Taiwan Semiconductor is TWD 43.13 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of TWD 10.99, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

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

Taiwan Semiconductor payout

Taiwan Semiconductor Dividend History

Year Yield  TWD  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Taiwan Semiconductor Stock performance

Finally, last moth Taiwan Semiconductor showed a return of -8.50% compared to a worldwide -2.30% average, and a -5.12% of Technology firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a -27.10% versus a worldwide performance of a -5.85%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for Taiwan and Technology Hardware and Equip. firms.

Taiwan Semiconductor stock and market return