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Family Dollar Stores Inc (NYSE:FDO)
Dividends Per Share
$1.14 (TTM As of Aug. 2014)

Family Dollar Stores Inc's dividends per share for the three months ended in Aug. 2014 was $0.31. Its dividends per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Aug. 2014 was $1.14. Its Dividend Payout Ratio for the three months ended in Aug. 2014 was 1.03. As of today, Family Dollar Stores Inc's Dividend Yield is 1.51%.

Warning Sign:

Family Dollar Stores Inc stock dividend yield is close to 1-year low.

During the past 12 months, Family Dollar Stores Inc's average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 21.30% per year. During the past 3 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 19.40% per year. During the past 5 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 18.40% per year. During the past 10 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 13.10% per year.

During the past 13 years, the highest 3-Year average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate of Family Dollar Stores Inc was 19.40% per year. The lowest was 9.10% per year. And the median was 11.10% 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.

Family Dollar Stores Inc'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 )
=0.31/0.301
=1.03

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Payout Ratio of Family Dollar Stores Inc was 0.46. The lowest was 0.20. And the median was 0.25.

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`='0P0000023E' and `DividendType`='CD' and `ExDate`>'2013-12-20' and `ExDate`<='2014-12-20' order by ExDate desc

Family Dollar Stores Inc Recent Full-Year Dividend History

Amount Ex-date Record Date Pay Date Type Frequency
0.3102014-09-112014-09-152014-10-15Cash Dividendquarterly
0.3102014-06-112014-06-132014-07-15Cash Dividendquarterly
0.3102014-03-122014-03-142014-04-15Cash Dividendquarterly
0.0802014-02-262014-02-282014-03-17Cash Dividendquarterly

Family Dollar Stores Inc's Dividend Yield (%) for Today is calculated as

Dividend Yield=Most Recent Full Year Dividend/Current Share Price
=1.01/78.96
=1.28 %

Current Share Price is $78.96.
Family Dollar Stores Inc's Dividends Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Today is $1.01.

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Yield of Family Dollar Stores Inc was 2.83%. The lowest was 0.78%. And the median was 1.43%.

Warning Sign:

Family Dollar Stores Inc stock dividend yield is close to 1-year low.

* 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.

Family Dollar Stores Inc Annual Data

Aug05Aug06Aug07Aug08Aug09Aug10Aug11Aug12Aug13Aug14
Dividends Per Share 0.360.400.440.480.520.580.670.780.941.14

Family Dollar Stores Inc Quarterly Data

May12Aug12Nov12Feb13May13Aug13Nov13Feb14May14Aug14
Dividends Per Share 0.210.210.210.210.260.260.260.260.310.31
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