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GuruFocus has detected 12 Warning Signs with Golub Capital BDC Inc \$GBDC.
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Golub Capital BDC Inc (NAS:GBDC)
Dividends per Share
\$1.28 (TTM As of Dec. 2016)

Golub Capital BDC Inc's dividends per share for the three months ended in Dec. 2016 was \$0.32. Its dividends per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2016 was \$1.28. Its Dividend Payout Ratio for the three months ended in Dec. 2016 was 0.94. As of today, Golub Capital BDC Inc's Dividend Yield is 6.34%.

Warning Sign:

If a company dividend payout ratio is too high, its dividend may not be sustainable. The dividend payout ratio of Golub Capital BDC Inc is 1.01, which seems too high.

Warning Sign:

Golub Capital BDC Inc stock dividend yield is close to 5-year low.

During the past 5 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 0.10% 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 8 years, the highest 3-Year average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate of Golub Capital BDC Inc was 27.30% per year. The lowest was 0.00% per year. And the median was 0.00% 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.

Golub Capital BDC 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 ) = 0.32 / 0.34 = 0.94

During the past 8 years, the highest Dividend Payout Ratio of Golub Capital BDC Inc was 1.17. The lowest was 0.42. And the median was 0.95.

Warning Sign:

If a company dividend payout ratio is too high, its dividend may not be sustainable. The dividend payout ratio of Golub Capital BDC Inc is 1.01, which seems too high.

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

Golub Capital BDC Inc Recent Full-Year Dividend History

Amount Ex-date Record Date Pay Date Type Frequency
0.3202017-03-032017-03-072017-03-30Cash Dividendquarterly
0.3202016-12-082016-12-122016-12-29Cash Dividendquarterly
0.3202016-08-312016-09-052016-09-29Cash Dividendquarterly
0.3202016-06-022016-06-062016-06-29Cash Dividendquarterly

Golub Capital BDC Inc's Dividend Yield (%) for Today is calculated as

 Dividend Yield = Most Recent Full Year Dividend / Current Share Price = 1.28 / 20.21 = 6.33 %

Current Share Price is \$20.21.
Golub Capital BDC Inc's Dividends Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Today is \$1.28.

During the past 8 years, the highest Dividend Yield of Golub Capital BDC Inc was 8.97%. The lowest was 2.12%. And the median was 7.46%.

Warning Sign:

Golub Capital BDC Inc stock dividend yield is close to 5-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.

Golub Capital BDC Inc Annual Data

 Sep09 Sep10 Sep11 Sep12 Sep13 Sep14 Sep15 Sep16 Dividends Per Share 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.62 1.27 1.28 1.28 1.28 1.28 1.28

Golub Capital BDC Inc Quarterly Data

 Sep14 Dec14 Mar15 Jun15 Sep15 Dec15 Mar16 Jun16 Sep16 Dec16 Dividends Per Share 0.32 0.32 0.32 0.32 0.32 0.32 0.32 0.32 0.32 0.32
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