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AMSWA American Software dividend history, payout ratio & dates

American Software's most recent quarterly dividend of $0.11 per share was on Feb 1, 2024 (ex-date). At an annualized rate of $0.44 per share, the stock yields 3.91%.

Key dates

  • AMSWA last dividend date: Feb 1, 2024
  • AMSWA next dividend date: May 2, 2024
AMSWA dividend stats
DPS
$0.44
Dividend yield
3.91%
Payout ratio
122.2%
vs. Technology sector
Dividend yield
1.63%
Payout ratio
33.5%

Dividend yield

What is American Software current dividend yield

AMSWA has a dividend yield of 3.91% which is above the Technology sector and the industry average. Compared to its Technology sector average of 1.63%, American Software's dividend yield is 140% higher. Historically AMSWA's dividend yield has averaged at 2.8% in the last 5 years, which is below the current yield.

Dividend history

What is AMSWA dividend payout history and dates

American Software has a dividend history dating as far as 1995, but lately the company has recorded 20 consecutive years of dividend payments. Our records of AMSWA show that the company has distributed four quarterly dividends in the past year. The annualized dividend per share has remained the same for the last twelve months. However since the stock price has gone down by 10% from a year ago, the dividend yield has increased by 11%.

Recent dividends

Ex-date Payment date Declared on Amount Type
Feb 1, 2024 Feb 16, 2024 Nov 20, 2023 $0.11 normal
Nov 16, 2023 Dec 1, 2023 Aug 23, 2023 $0.11 normal
Aug 10, 2023 Aug 25, 2023 Jun 1, 2023 $0.11 normal
May 2, 2023 May 17, 2023 Feb 22, 2023 $0.11 normal
Feb 2, 2023 Feb 17, 2023 Nov 16, 2022 $0.11 normal
Nov 17, 2022 Dec 2, 2022 Aug 18, 2022 $0.11 normal
Aug 11, 2022 Aug 26, 2022 May 25, 2022 $0.11 normal
May 5, 2022 May 20, 2022 Feb 16, 2022 $0.11 normal
Feb 3, 2022 Feb 18, 2022 Nov 17, 2021 $0.11 normal
Nov 18, 2021 Dec 3, 2021 Aug 19, 2021 $0.11 normal
Aug 12, 2021 Aug 27, 2021 $0.11 normal
May 6, 2021 May 21, 2021 Feb 17, 2021 $0.11 normal
Feb 4, 2021 Feb 19, 2021 Nov 18, 2020 $0.11 normal
Nov 19, 2020 Dec 4, 2020 Aug 20, 2020 $0.11 normal
Aug 13, 2020 Aug 28, 2020 May 20, 2020 $0.11 normal
May 7, 2020 May 22, 2020 Feb 12, 2020 $0.11 normal
Feb 6, 2020 Feb 21, 2020 Nov 12, 2019 $0.11 normal
Nov 21, 2019 Dec 6, 2019 Aug 22, 2019 $0.11 normal
Aug 15, 2019 Aug 30, 2019 May 29, 2019 $0.11 normal
May 9, 2019 May 24, 2019 Feb 13, 2019 $0.11 normal
Feb 7, 2019 Feb 22, 2019 Nov 15, 2018 $0.11 normal
Nov 16, 2018 Dec 5, 2018 Aug 23, 2018 $0.11 normal
Aug 16, 2018 Aug 31, 2018 May 16, 2018 $0.11 normal
May 10, 2018 May 25, 2018 Feb 15, 2018 $0.11 normal
Feb 8, 2018 Feb 23, 2018 Nov 15, 2017 $0.11 normal
Nov 9, 2017 Dec 4, 2017 Aug 24, 2017 $0.11 normal
Aug 9, 2017 Aug 25, 2017 May 11, 2017 $0.11 normal
May 10, 2017 May 26, 2017 Feb 14, 2017 $0.11 normal
Feb 8, 2017 Feb 24, 2017 Nov 15, 2016 $0.11 normal
Nov 8, 2016 Dec 2, 2016 Aug 18, 2016 $0.11 normal
Aug 3, 2016 Aug 19, 2016 May 12, 2016 $0.11 normal
May 11, 2016 May 27, 2016 Feb 10, 2016 $0.1 normal

American Software dividend payout ratio

What is American Software dividend payout ratio compared to the sector

Payout ratio

AMSWA has a payout ratio of 122.2% which is higher than the Technology sector and the industry average. If we compare it with the Technology sector average of 33.5%, American Software's payout ratio is 265% higher.

Total amount of dividends paid per financial year (from cash flow)

AMSWA dividend vs peer dividends

How does AMSWA dividend compare to its peers' dividends
Name Dividend yield DPS Payout ratio
AMSWA American Software Inc 3.91% $0.44 122.2%
IBM International Business Machines Corp 3.64% $6.64 80.6%
ORCL Oracle Corp 1.32% $1.6 41.1%
MSFT Microsoft Corp 0.68% $2.86 25.8%

Frequently asked questions

Does American Software pay a dividend?

Yes, American Software has been paying dividends for the last 20 years.

When is American Software's next dividend?

AMSWA's next dividend date is May 2, 2024 (ex-date).

When was AMSWA's last dividend?

American Software's last regular dividend was on Feb 1, 2024 (ex-date) with the amount of $0.11 per share.

How much dividend does American Software pay (per share)?

AMSWA's annualized dividend per share is $0.44.

What is American Software's dividend yield?

American Software's current dividend yield is 3.91%.

How often does American Software pay dividends?

American Software pays dividends quarterly.

What is American Software's dividend payout ratio?

The dividend payout ratio of American Software is 122.2%.

Does American Software pay a good dividend?

American Software's dividend yield is above the Technology sector average.