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Electro Rent Corp (NAS:ELRC)
Dividends Per Share
$0.80 (TTM As of Aug. 2014)

Electro Rent Corp's dividends per share for the three months ended in Aug. 2014 was $0.20. Its dividends per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Aug. 2014 was $0.80. Its Dividend Payout Ratio for the three months ended in Aug. 2014 was 1.00. As of today, Electro Rent Corp's Dividend Yield is 5.50%.

Warning Sign:

If a company dividend payout ratio is too high, its dividend may not be sustainable. The dividend payout of Electro Rent Corp is 0.92, which seems too high.

Good Sign:

Electro Rent Corp stock dividend yield is close to 5-year high.

During the past 3 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 10.10% per year. During the past 5 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 9.00% per year.

During the past 13 years, the highest 3-Year average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate of Electro Rent Corp was 10.10% per year. The lowest was 0.00% per year. And the median was 0.00% per year.

The growth rate is calculated with least square regression.

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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.

Electro Rent Corp's Dividend Payout Ratio for the quarter that ended in Aug. 2014 is calculated as

Dividend Payout Ratio=Dividends Per Share (Q: Aug. 2014 )/Earnings per Share (Q: Aug. 2014 )
=0.2/0.2
=1.00

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Payout Ratio of Electro Rent Corp was 1.88. The lowest was 0.46. And the median was 0.87.

Warning Sign:

If a company dividend payout ratio is too high, its dividend may not be sustainable. The dividend payout of Electro Rent Corp is 0.92, which seems too high.

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

SELECT * FROM `dividends` where `morn_secr_id`='0P000001W2' and `DividendType`='CD' and `ExDate`>'2013-12-22' and `ExDate`<='2014-12-22' order by ExDate desc

Electro Rent Corp Recent Full-Year Dividend History

Amount Ex-date Record Date Pay Date Type Frequency
0.2002014-12-172014-12-192015-01-09Cash Dividendquarterly
0.2002014-09-172014-09-192014-10-10Cash Dividendquarterly
0.2002014-06-182014-06-202014-07-10Cash Dividendquarterly
0.2002014-03-182014-03-202014-04-10Cash Dividendquarterly

Electro Rent Corp's Dividend Yield (%) for Today is calculated as

Dividend Yield=Most Recent Full Year Dividend/Current Share Price
=0.8/14.32
=5.59 %

Current Share Price is $14.32.
Electro Rent Corp's Dividends Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Today is $0.8.

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Yield of Electro Rent Corp was 7.97%. The lowest was 0.65%. And the median was 4.57%.

Good Sign:

Electro Rent Corp stock dividend yield is close to 5-year high.

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


Related Terms

Dividend Yield, Dividend Payout Ratio, Earnings per Share, 3-Year Dividends Growth Rate, 5-Year Dividends Growth Rate


Historical Data

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

Electro Rent Corp Annual Data

May05May06May07May08May09May10May11May12May13May14
Dividends Per Share 0.000.000.000.450.600.600.600.800.800.80

Electro Rent Corp Quarterly Data

May12Aug12Nov12Feb13May13Aug13Nov13Feb14May14Aug14
Dividends Per Share 0.200.200.200.200.200.200.200.200.200.20
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