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Amgen Inc (NAS:AMGN)
Dividends per Share
\$4.00 (TTM As of Dec. 2016)

Amgen Inc's dividends per share for the three months ended in Dec. 2016 was \$1.00. Its dividends per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2016 was \$4.00. Its Dividend Payout Ratio for the three months ended in Dec. 2016 was 0.38. As of today, Amgen Inc's Dividend Yield is 2.55%.

Good Sign:

Amgen Inc stock dividend yield is close to 10-year high.

During the past 12 months, Amgen Inc's average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 23.10% per year. During the past 3 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 28.60% per year. During the past 5 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 42.70% 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 Amgen Inc was 63.30% per year. The lowest was 0.00% per year. And the median was 0.00% 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.

Amgen 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 ) = 1 / 2.61 = 0.38

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Payout Ratio of Amgen Inc was 0.39. The lowest was 0.14. And the median was 0.32.

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

Amgen Inc Recent Full-Year Dividend History

Amount Ex-date Record Date Pay Date Type Frequency
1.1502017-02-132017-02-152017-03-08Cash Dividendquarterly
1.0002016-11-142016-11-162016-12-08Cash Dividendquarterly
1.0002016-08-152016-08-172016-09-08Cash Dividendquarterly
1.0002016-05-132016-05-172016-06-08Cash Dividendquarterly

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

 Dividend Yield = Most Recent Full Year Dividend / Current Share Price = 4.15 / 162.72 = 2.55 %

Current Share Price is \$162.72.
Amgen Inc's Dividends Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Today is \$4.15.

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Yield of Amgen Inc was 2.80%. The lowest was 0.48%. And the median was 1.66%.

Good Sign:

Amgen Inc stock dividend yield is close to 10-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.

Amgen Inc Annual Data

 Dec07 Dec08 Dec09 Dec10 Dec11 Dec12 Dec13 Dec14 Dec15 Dec16 Dividends Per Share 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.56 1.44 1.88 2.44 3.16 4.00

Amgen Inc Quarterly Data

 Sep14 Dec14 Mar15 Jun15 Sep15 Dec15 Mar16 Jun16 Sep16 Dec16 Dividends Per Share 0.61 0.61 0.79 0.79 0.79 0.79 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00
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