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Educational Development Corp (NAS:EDUC)
Dividends Per Share
$0.32 (TTM As of May. 2014)

Educational Development Corp's dividends per share for the three months ended in May. 2014 was $0.08. Its dividends per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in May. 2014 was $0.32. Its Dividend Payout Ratio for the three months ended in May. 2014 was 1.33. As of today, Educational Development Corp's Trailing Annual Dividend Yield is 6.63%.

Warning Sign:

If a company dividend payout ratio is too high, its dividend may not be sustainable. The dividend payout of Educational Development Corp is 1.7, which seems too high.

Warning Sign:

Educational Development Corp stock dividend yield is close to 3-year low.

During the past 12 months, Educational Development Corp's average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was -27.30% per year. During the past 3 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was -14.40% per year. During the past 5 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was -11.70% per year. During the past 10 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 15.30% per year.

During the past 13 years, the highest 3-Year average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate of Educational Development Corp was 71.00% per year. The lowest was 0.00% per year. And the median was 26.00% per year.

The growth rate is calculated with least square regression.

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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.

Educational Development Corp's Dividend Payout Ratio for the quarter that ended in May. 2014 is calculated as

Dividend Payout Ratio=Dividends Per Share (Q: May. 2014 )/Earnings per Share (Q: May. 2014 )
=0.08/0.06
=1.33

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Payout Ratio of Educational Development Corp was 50.00. The lowest was 0.11. And the median was 1.12.

Warning Sign:

If a company dividend payout ratio is too high, its dividend may not be sustainable. The dividend payout of Educational Development Corp is 1.7, which seems too high.

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

Educational Development Corp Recent Full-Year Dividend History

Amount Ex-date Record Date Pay Date Type Frequency
0.0802014-09-102014-09-122014-09-19Cash Dividendquarterly
0.0802014-06-112014-06-132014-06-20Cash Dividendquarterly
0.0802014-03-122014-03-142014-03-21Cash Dividendquarterly
0.0802013-12-112013-12-132013-12-20Cash Dividendquarterly

Educational Development Corp's Trailing Annual Dividend Yield (%) for Today is calculated as

Trailing Annual Dividend Yield=Most Recent Full Year Dividend/Current Share Price
=0.32/4.90
=6.53 %

Current Share Price is $4.90.
Educational Development Corp's Dividends Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Today is $0.32.

During the past 13 years, the highest Trailing Annual Dividend Yield of Educational Development Corp was 15.09%. The lowest was 1.05%. And the median was 8.32%.

Warning Sign:

Educational Development Corp stock dividend yield is close to 3-year low.

* 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


Historical Data

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

Educational Development Corp Annual Data

Feb05Feb06Feb07Feb08Feb09Feb10Feb11Feb12Feb13Feb14
Dividends Per Share 0.120.150.200.220.300.500.510.600.360.32

Educational Development Corp Quarterly Data

Feb12May12Aug12Nov12Feb13May13Aug13Nov13Feb14May14
Dividends Per Share 0.120.000.120.120.120.080.080.080.080.08
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