MSI Motorola Solutions Inc

  • MSI
  • Price as of: Oct 25, 04:01 PM EDT
  • $74.16
  • -$0.33
  • -0.4%
  • Industry
  • Communication equipment

MSI Stock Dividend Data

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  • Dividend Yield
    2.21% Technology Average 1.95%
  • Annualized Payout
    $1.64 Paid Quarterly
  • Payout Ratio
    38.2% EPS $4.29
  • Dividend Growth
    5 yrs Since 2011
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Metric MSI Rank MSI Avg Ranking Notes
Relative Strength 1 year return is at par with Benchmark/Peers/Broader Market/Analyst Expectations
Overall Yield Attractiveness Yield is at par with Benchmark/Peers/Broader Market/Analyst Expectations
Dividend Reliability Payout ratio is considerably higher than industry average and peers
Dividend Uptrend Dividends are above average, growing as per Benchmark/Peers/Broader Market/Analyst Expectations
Earnings Growth EPS growth is at par with Benchmark/Peers/Broader Market/Analyst Expectations
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Growth History

MSI Dividend Growth History

Annualized Growth
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Annualized Growth
Last 5 Yrs
Annualized Growth
Last 3 Yrs
Years of
13.9% 7.1% 5 years
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Historical Annual Dividend Data & Growth

MSI Historical Annual Dividend Data & Growth

Payout Amount Calendar Year Annual Growth
$1.3600 2015 7.1%
$1.2700 2014 16.5%
Historical Dividend Data

MSI Dividend History

Payout Amount Declared Date Ex-Dividend Date Record Date Pay Date ▼ Qualified Dividend? Payout Type Frequency
$0.4100 2016-05-17 2016-06-13 2016-06-15 2016-07-15 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.4100 2016-02-18 2016-03-11 2016-03-15 2016-04-15 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.4100 2015-11-17 2015-12-11 2015-12-15 2016-01-15 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3400 2015-08-18 2015-09-11 2015-09-15 2015-10-15 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3400 2015-05-19 2015-06-11 2015-06-15 2015-07-15 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3400 2015-02-12 2015-03-11 2015-03-13 2015-04-15 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3400 2014-11-13 2014-12-11 2014-12-15 2015-01-15 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3400 2014-07-31 2014-09-11 2014-09-15 2014-10-15 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3100 2014-05-06 2014-06-11 2014-06-13 2014-07-15 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3100 2014-01-30 2014-03-12 2014-03-14 2014-04-15 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3100 2013-10-17 2013-12-11 2013-12-13 2014-01-15 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3100 2013-07-24 2013-09-11 2013-09-13 2013-10-15 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2600 2013-05-07 2013-06-12 2013-06-14 2013-07-15 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2600 2013-01-17 2013-03-13 2013-03-15 2013-04-15 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2600 2012-10-26 2012-12-12 2012-12-14 2013-01-15 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2600 2012-07-25 2012-09-12 2012-09-14 2012-10-15 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2200 2012-05-01 2012-06-13 2012-06-15 2012-07-16 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2200 2012-01-27 2012-03-13 2012-03-15 2012-04-16 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2200 2011-11-09 2011-12-13 2011-12-15 2012-01-17 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2200 2011-07-28 2011-09-13 2011-09-15 2011-10-14 Yes Regular Quarter
1-for-2 2008-01-29 NM Stock Split NM
Company Profile

MSI Company Profile

Exchange: NYSE
Sector: Technology

This company provides communication infrastructure, devices, software, and services for government and enterprise customers worldwide. The company designs, manufactures, sells, installs, and services voice and data communications systems and devices; commercial two-way radio systems; rugged and enterprise-grade mobile computers and tablets; laser/imaging/RFID-based data capture products; and wireless local area network and integrated digital enhanced network infrastructure, software, and services. It serves government agencies, state and local public safety and first responder agencies, and commercial and industrial customers; and customers in retail and hospitality, transportation and logistics, manufacturing, energy and utilities, education, and healthcare industries through distributors, value-added resellers, and independent software vendors. The company was formerly known as Motorola, Inc. and changed its name to Motorola Solutions, Inc. in January 2011. Motorola Solutions, Inc. was founded in 1928 and is headquartered in Schaumburg, Illinois.

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  • Motorola Solutions Q2 Profit Rises Despite Lower Sales; Issues Weak Q3 Outlook (MSI)

    Communications equipment manufacturer Motorola Solutions Inc (MSI) reported early on Wednesday that its second quarter earnings rose 48% year-over-year, despite a 2% decline in sales. While adjusted earnings beat estimates, the company's revenues came up short of views. The Schaumburg, Illinois-based company posted second quarter earnings of $262 million, or 94 cents per share, up from $177 million, or 60 cents per share, reported in the same quarter in 2012. On an adjusted basis, Motorola Solutions' second quarter earnings came in at $1.12 per share. According to analysts polled by Thomson Reuters, the company was expected to earn $1.04 per share. Despite the rise in profits in the second quarter, the company's revenues dipped 2%, coming in at $2.10 billion. Analysts were expecting the company to see $2.13 billion in sales. The company noted that Government sales were down 1% year-over-year, while Enterprise sales decline 5%. Looking toward the third quarter, the company said it expects revenues to be flat to down 3%; adjusted earnings from continuing operations are expected to be between 97 cents and $1.02 per share. At $1.25 per share, analysts expect a much larger EPS from the company in the third quarter Motorola Solutions shares were down $2.48, or 4.13%, during pre-market trading on Wednesday. The stock is up 7.72% year-to-date. The Bottom Line Shares of Motorola Solutions (MSI) offer a dividend yield of 1.73% based on last night's closing price of $59.98 and the company's annualized dividend payout of $1.04 per share. Motorola Solutions Inc (MSI) is not recommended at this time, holding a DARS™ Rating of 3.3 out of 5 stars. Be sure to visit our complete recommended list of the Best Dividend Stocks, as well as a detailed explanation of our ratings system here.
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