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Western Digital Corp (NAS:WDC)
Dividends Per Share
$2.00 (TTM As of Mar. 2016)

Western Digital Corp's dividends per share for the three months ended in Mar. 2016 was $0.50. Its dividends per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2016 was $2.00. Its Dividend Payout Ratio for the three months ended in Mar. 2016 was 1.56. As of today, Western Digital Corp's Dividend Yield is 4.72%.

Warning Sign:

If a company dividend payout ratio is too high, its dividend may not be sustainable. The dividend payout of Western Digital Corp is 1.563, which seems too high.

During the past 12 months, Western Digital Corp's average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 17.60% 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.

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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.

Western Digital Corp's Dividend Payout Ratio for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2016 is calculated as

Dividend Payout Ratio=Dividends Per Share (Q: Mar. 2016 )/EPS without NRI (Q: Mar. 2016 )
=0.5/0.32
=1.56

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Payout Ratio of Western Digital Corp was 1.56. The lowest was 0.12. And the median was 0.22.

Warning Sign:

If a company dividend payout ratio is too high, its dividend may not be sustainable. The dividend payout of Western Digital Corp is 1.563, which seems too high.

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

Western Digital Corp Recent Full-Year Dividend History

Amount Ex-date Record Date Pay Date Type Frequency
0.5002016-03-302016-04-012016-04-15Cash Dividendquarterly
0.5002015-12-292016-01-012016-01-15Cash Dividendquarterly
0.5002015-09-302015-10-022015-10-15Cash Dividendquarterly
0.5002015-06-302015-07-032015-07-15Cash Dividendquarterly

Western Digital Corp's Dividend Yield (%) for Today is calculated as

Dividend Yield=Most Recent Full Year Dividend/Current Share Price
=2/42.28
=4.73 %

Current Share Price is $42.28.
Western Digital Corp's Dividends Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Today is $2.

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Yield of Western Digital Corp was 5.64%. The lowest was 0.60%. And the median was 1.43%.

* 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.

Western Digital Corp Annual Data

Jun06Jun07Jun08Jun09Jun10Jun11Jun12Jun13Jun14Jun15
Dividends Per Share 0.000.000.000.000.000.000.001.001.251.80

Western Digital Corp Quarterly Data

Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16
Dividends Per Share 0.300.300.400.400.400.500.500.500.500.50
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