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Equifax Inc (NYSE:EFX)
Dividends per Share
$1.32 (TTM As of Dec. 2016)

Equifax Inc's dividends per share for the three months ended in Dec. 2016 was $0.33. Its dividends per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2016 was $1.32. Its Dividend Payout Ratio for the three months ended in Dec. 2016 was 0.32. As of today, Equifax Inc's Dividend Yield is 1.02%.

During the past 12 months, Equifax Inc's average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 13.80% per year. During the past 3 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 14.50% per year. During the past 5 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 16.00% per year. During the past 10 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 29.40% 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 Equifax Inc was 65.10% per year. The lowest was -40.00% per year. And the median was 14.50% per year.

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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.

Equifax 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 )
=0.33/1.02
=0.32

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Payout Ratio of Equifax Inc was 0.34. The lowest was 0.08. And the median was 0.33.

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

Equifax Inc Recent Full-Year Dividend History

Amount Ex-date Record Date Pay Date Type Frequency
0.3302016-11-212016-11-232016-12-15Cash Dividendquarterly
0.3302016-08-172016-08-192016-09-15Cash Dividendquarterly
0.3302016-05-232016-05-252016-06-15Cash Dividendquarterly
0.3302016-03-012016-03-032016-03-15Cash Dividendquarterly

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

Dividend Yield=Most Recent Full Year Dividend/Current Share Price
=1.32/130.81
=1.01 %

Current Share Price is $130.81.
Equifax Inc's Dividends Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Today is $1.32.

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Yield of Equifax Inc was 2.12%. The lowest was 0.35%. And the median was 1.01%.

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's 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 local exchange's currency.

Equifax Inc Annual Data

Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15Dec16
Dividends Per Share 0.160.160.160.280.640.720.881.001.161.32

Equifax Inc Quarterly Data

Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16Sep16Dec16
Dividends Per Share 0.250.250.290.290.290.290.330.330.330.33
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