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ABB Ltd (NYSE:ABB)
Dividends Per Share
\$0.75 (TTM As of Sep. 2016)

ABB Ltd's dividends per share for the three months ended in Sep. 2016 was \$0.75. Its dividends per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2016 was \$0.75. Its Dividend Payout Ratio for the three months ended in Sep. 2016 was 2.89. As of today, ABB Ltd's Dividend Yield is 3.28%.

Warning Sign:

If a company dividend payout ratio is too high, its dividend may not be sustainable. The dividend payout of ABB Ltd is 0.97, which seems too high.

During the past 3 years, the 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.

During the past 13 years, the highest 3-Year average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate of ABB Ltd was 57.00% per year. The lowest was 0.00% per year. And the median was -50.00% per year.

Definition

Dividends paid to per common share.

Explanation

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

ABB Ltd's Dividend Payout Ratio for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2016 is calculated as

 Dividend Payout Ratio = Dividends Per Share (Q: Sep. 2016 ) / EPS without NRI (Q: Sep. 2016 ) = 0.751 / 0.26 = 2.89

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Payout Ratio of ABB Ltd was 0.96. The lowest was 0.14. And the median was 0.44.

Warning Sign:

If a company dividend payout ratio is too high, its dividend may not be sustainable. The dividend payout of ABB Ltd is 0.97, which seems too high.

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

ABB Ltd Recent Full-Year Dividend History

Amount Ex-date Record Date Pay Date Type Frequency
0.7512016-07-082016-07-122016-07-20Cash Dividendannually

ABB Ltd's Dividend Yield (%) for Today is calculated as

 Dividend Yield = Most Recent Full Year Dividend / Current Share Price = 0.751 / 22.78 = 3.30 %

Current Share Price is \$22.78.
ABB Ltd's Dividends Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Today is \$0.751.

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Yield of ABB Ltd was 6.90%. The lowest was 0.47%. And the median was 2.99%.

* 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.

ABB Ltd Annual Data

 Dec06 Dec07 Dec08 Dec09 Dec10 Dec11 Dec12 Dec13 Dec14 Dec15 Dividends Per Share 0.10 0.20 0.45 0.44 0.47 0.67 0.70 0.72 0.77 0.77

ABB Ltd Quarterly Data

 Jun14 Sep14 Dec14 Mar15 Jun15 Sep15 Dec15 Mar16 Jun16 Sep16 Dividends Per Share 0.77 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.59 0.18 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.75
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