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Bank of America Corporation (NYSE:BAC)
Dividends Per Share
$0.20 (TTM As of Sep. 2015)

Bank of America Corporation's dividends per share for the three months ended in Sep. 2015 was $0.05. Its dividends per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2015 was $0.20. Its Dividend Payout Ratio for the three months ended in Sep. 2015 was 0.14. As of today, Bank of America Corporation's Dividend Yield is 1.62%.

Good Sign:

Bank of America Corporation stock dividend yield is close to 5-year high.

During the past 12 months, Bank of America Corporation's average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 150.00% per year. During the past 3 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 44.20% per year. During the past 5 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 17.00% per year. During the past 10 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was -38.10% per year. Please click Growth Rate Calculation Example (GuruFocus) to see how GuruFocus calculates Wal-Mart Stores Inc (WMT)'s revenue growth rate. You can apply the same method to get the average dividend per share growth rate.

During the past 13 years, the highest 3-Year average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate of Bank of America Corporation was 44.20% per year. The lowest was -74.50% per year. And the median was 12.00% per year.

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Definition

Dividends paid to per common share.


Explanation

1. Dividend payout ratio measures the percentage of the company’s earnings paid out as dividends.

Bank of America Corporation's Dividend Payout Ratio for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2015 is calculated as

Dividend Payout Ratio=Dividends Per Share (Q: Sep. 2015 )/Earnings per Share (Q: Sep. 2015 )
=0.05/0.37
=0.14

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Payout Ratio of Bank of America Corporation was 26.67. The lowest was 0.02. And the median was 0.42.

2. Dividend Yield measures how much a company pays out in dividends each year relative to its share price.

Bank of America Corporation Recent Full-Year Dividend History

Amount Ex-date Record Date Pay Date Type Frequency
0.0502015-12-022015-12-042015-12-24Cash Dividendquarterly
0.0502015-09-022015-09-042015-09-25Cash Dividendquarterly
0.0502015-06-032015-06-052015-06-26Cash Dividendquarterly
0.0502015-03-042015-03-062015-03-27Cash Dividendquarterly

Bank of America Corporation's Dividend Yield (%) for Today is calculated as

Dividend Yield=Most Recent Full Year Dividend/Current Share Price
=0.2/12.27
=1.63 %

Current Share Price is $12.27.
Bank of America Corporation's Dividends Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Today is $0.2.

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Yield of Bank of America Corporation was 59.10%. The lowest was 0.22%. And the median was 1.03%.

Good Sign:

Bank of America Corporation stock dividend yield is close to 5-year high.

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their own currency.


Related Terms

Dividend Yield, Dividend Payout Ratio, Earnings per Share, 3-Year Dividends Growth Rate, 5-Year Dividends Growth Rate, Growth Rate Calculation Example (GuruFocus)


Historical Data

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their own currency.

Bank of America Corporation Annual Data

Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15
Dividends Per Share 2.122.402.240.040.040.040.040.040.120.00

Bank of America Corporation Quarterly Data

Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15
Dividends Per Share 0.010.010.010.010.050.050.050.050.050.00
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