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GuruFocus has detected 2 Warning Signs with Gannett Co Inc \$GCI.
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Gannett Co Inc (NYSE:GCI)
Dividends per Share
\$0.64 (TTM As of Dec. 2016)

Gannett Co Inc's dividends per share for the three months ended in Dec. 2016 was \$0.16. Its dividends per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2016 was \$0.64. Its Dividend Payout Ratio for the three months ended in Dec. 2016 was 0.57. As of today, Gannett Co Inc's Dividend Yield is 7.67%.

Warning Sign:

If a company dividend payout ratio is too high, its dividend may not be sustainable. The dividend payout ratio of Gannett Co Inc is 1.45, which seems too high.

Good Sign:

Gannett Co Inc stock dividend yield is close to 2-year high.

During the past 12 months, Gannett Co Inc's average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 100.00% 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 dividends per share growth rate.

Definition

Dividends paid to per common share.

Explanation

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

Gannett Co Inc's Dividend Payout Ratio for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2016 is calculated as

 Dividend Payout Ratio = Dividends Per Share (Q: Dec. 2016 ) / EPS without NRI (Q: Dec. 2016 ) = 0.16 / 0.28 = 0.57

During the past 5 years, the highest Dividend Payout Ratio of Gannett Co Inc was 1.46. The lowest was 0.26. And the median was 0.86.

Warning Sign:

If a company dividend payout ratio is too high, its dividend may not be sustainable. The dividend payout ratio of Gannett Co Inc is 1.45, which seems too high.

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

Gannett Co Inc Recent Full-Year Dividend History

Amount Ex-date Record Date Pay Date Type Frequency
0.1602017-03-082017-03-102017-03-24Cash Dividendquarterly
0.1602016-12-012016-12-052016-12-19Cash Dividendquarterly
0.1602016-09-022016-09-062016-09-19Cash Dividendquarterly
0.1602016-06-022016-06-062016-06-20Cash Dividendquarterly

Gannett Co Inc's Dividend Yield (%) for Today is calculated as

 Dividend Yield = Most Recent Full Year Dividend / Current Share Price = 0.64 / 8.36 = 7.66 %

Current Share Price is \$8.36.
Gannett Co Inc's Dividends Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Today is \$0.64.

During the past 5 years, the highest Dividend Yield of Gannett Co Inc was 8.15%. The lowest was 0.93%. And the median was 4.51%.

Good Sign:

Gannett Co Inc stock dividend yield is close to 2-year high.

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's currency.

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Historical Data

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's currency.

Gannett Co Inc Annual Data

 Dec12 Dec13 Dec14 Dec15 Dec16 Dividends Per Share 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.32 0.64

Gannett Co Inc Quarterly Data

 Dec14 Mar15 Jun15 Sep15 Dec15 Mar16 Jun16 Sep16 Dec16 Mar17 Dividends Per Share 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.16 0.16 0.16 0.16 0.16 0.16 0.16
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