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Beam Inc (NYSE:BEAM)
Dividends Per Share
\$0.90 (TTM As of Dec. 2013)

Beam Inc's dividends per share for the three months ended in Dec. 2013 was \$0.23. Its dividends per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2013 was \$0.90. Its Dividend Payout Ratio for the three months ended in Dec. 2013 was 0.40. As of today, Beam Inc's Dividend Yield is 1.08%.

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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.

Beam Inc's Dividend Payout Ratio for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2013 is calculated as

 Dividend Payout Ratio = Dividends Per Share (Q: Dec. 2013 ) / EPS without NRI (Q: Dec. 2013 ) = 0.225 / 0.56 = 0.40

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Payout Ratio of Beam Inc was 0.50. The lowest was 0.00. And the median was 0.00.

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

Beam Inc Recent Full-Year Dividend History

Amount Ex-date Record Date Pay Date Type Frequency

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

 Dividend Yield = Most Recent Full Year Dividend / Current Share Price = 0 / 83.47 = 0.00 %

Current Share Price is \$83.47.
Beam Inc's Dividends Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Today is \$0.

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Yield of Beam Inc was 1.08%. The lowest was 0.00%. And the median was 0.00%.

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

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Historical Data

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

Beam Inc Annual Data

 Dec04 Dec05 Dec06 Dec07 Dec08 Dec09 Dec10 Dec11 Dec12 Dec13 Dividends Per Share 1.26 1.38 1.50 1.62 1.72 1.01 0.76 0.76 0.82 0.90

Beam Inc Quarterly Data

 Sep11 Dec11 Mar12 Jun12 Sep12 Dec12 Mar13 Jun13 Sep13 Dec13 Dividends Per Share 0.19 0.19 0.21 0.21 0.21 0.21 0.23 0.23 0.23 0.23
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