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Forward Air Corp (NAS:FWRD)
Dividends per Share
$0.51 (TTM As of Dec. 2016)

Forward Air Corp's dividends per share for the three months ended in Dec. 2016 was $0.15. Its dividends per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2016 was $0.51. Its Dividend Payout Ratio for the three months ended in Dec. 2016 was 0.37. As of today, Forward Air Corp's Dividend Yield is 1.16%.

Good Sign:

Forward Air Corp stock dividend yield is close to 5-year high.

During the past 12 months, Forward Air Corp's average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 6.30% per year. During the past 3 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 8.40% per year. During the past 5 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 12.80% per year. During the past 10 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 7.20% 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 Forward Air Corp was 19.70% per year. The lowest was 0.00% per year. And the median was 0.00% 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.

Forward Air Corp'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 )
=0.15/0.41
=0.37

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Payout Ratio of Forward Air Corp was 0.82. The lowest was 0.18. And the median was 0.24.

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

Forward Air Corp Recent Full-Year Dividend History

Amount Ex-date Record Date Pay Date Type Frequency
0.1502017-03-072017-03-092017-03-24Cash Dividendquarterly
0.1502016-11-212016-11-232016-12-09Cash Dividendquarterly
0.1202016-08-182016-08-222016-09-06Cash Dividendquarterly
0.1202016-05-262016-05-312016-06-13Cash Dividendquarterly

Forward Air Corp's Dividend Yield (%) for Today is calculated as

Dividend Yield=Most Recent Full Year Dividend/Current Share Price
=0.54/46.19
=1.17 %

Current Share Price is $46.19.
Forward Air Corp's Dividends Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Today is $0.54.

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Yield of Forward Air Corp was 1.94%. The lowest was 0.61%. And the median was 0.97%.

Good Sign:

Forward Air 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 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.

Forward Air Corp Annual Data

Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15Dec16
Dividends Per Share 0.280.280.280.280.280.340.400.480.480.51

Forward Air Corp Quarterly Data

Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16Sep16Dec16
Dividends Per Share 0.120.120.120.120.120.120.120.120.120.15
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