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Bank of Montreal (NYSE:BMO)
Dividends Per Share
\$2.55 (TTM As of Oct. 2016)

Bank of Montreal's dividends per share for the three months ended in Oct. 2016 was \$0.65. Its dividends per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Oct. 2016 was \$2.55. Its Dividend Payout Ratio for the three months ended in Oct. 2016 was 0.43. As of today, Bank of Montreal's Dividend Yield is 3.42%.

Warning Sign:

Bank of Montreal stock dividend yield is close to 10-year low.

During the past 12 months, Bank of Montreal's average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 4.90% per year. During the past 3 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 5.00% per year. During the past 5 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 4.20% per year. During the past 10 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 2.90% 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 Bank of Montreal was 19.50% per year. The lowest was 0.00% per year. And the median was 7.40% 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.

Bank of Montreal's Dividend Payout Ratio for the quarter that ended in Oct. 2016 is calculated as

 Dividend Payout Ratio = Dividends Per Share (Q: Oct. 2016 ) / EPS without NRI (Q: Oct. 2016 ) = 0.649007622066 / 1.52441325183 = 0.43

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Payout Ratio of Bank of Montreal was 0.91. The lowest was 0.46. And the median was 0.54.

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

Bank of Montreal Recent Full-Year Dividend History

Amount Ex-date Record Date Pay Date Type Frequency
0.8602016-10-282016-11-012016-11-28Cash Dividendquarterly
0.8602016-07-282016-08-012016-08-26Cash Dividendquarterly
0.8402016-04-282016-05-022016-05-26Cash Dividendquarterly
0.8402016-01-282016-02-012016-02-26Cash Dividendquarterly

Bank of Montreal's Dividend Yield (%) for Today is calculated as

 Dividend Yield = Most Recent Full Year Dividend / Current Share Price = 3.4 / 74.82 = 4.54 %

Current Share Price is \$74.82.
Bank of Montreal's Dividends Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Today is \$3.4.

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Yield of Bank of Montreal was 11.35%. The lowest was 2.75%. And the median was 4.51%.

Warning Sign:

Bank of Montreal stock dividend yield is close to 10-year low.

* 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.

Bank of Montreal Annual Data

 Oct07 Oct08 Oct09 Oct10 Oct11 Oct12 Oct13 Oct14 Oct15 Oct16 Dividends Per Share 2.77 2.37 2.65 2.75 2.75 2.86 2.84 2.75 2.48 2.57

Bank of Montreal Quarterly Data

 Jul14 Oct14 Jan15 Apr15 Jul15 Oct15 Jan16 Apr16 Jul16 Oct16 Dividends Per Share 0.73 0.70 0.66 0.65 0.64 0.63 0.59 0.66 0.66 0.65
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