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Lowe's Companies Inc (NYSE:LOW)
Dividends Per Share
$1.07 (TTM As of Jan. 2016)

Lowe's Companies Inc's dividends per share for the three months ended in Jan. 2016 was $0.28. Its dividends per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jan. 2016 was $1.07. Its Dividend Payout Ratio for the three months ended in Jan. 2016 was 28.00. As of today, Lowe's Companies Inc's Dividend Yield is 1.39%.

During the past 12 months, Lowe's Companies Inc's average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 23.00% per year. During the past 3 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 19.90% per year. During the past 5 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 19.70% per year. During the past 10 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 22.10% 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 13 years, the highest 3-Year average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate of Lowe's Companies Inc was 57.00% per year. The lowest was 6.00% per year. And the median was 18.60% 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.

Lowe's Companies Inc's Dividend Payout Ratio for the quarter that ended in Jan. 2016 is calculated as

Dividend Payout Ratio=Dividends Per Share (Q: Jan. 2016 )/EPS without NRI (Q: Jan. 2016 )
=0.28/0.01
=28.00

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Payout Ratio of Lowe's Companies Inc was 0.39. The lowest was 0.05. And the median was 0.11.

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

Lowe's Companies Inc Recent Full-Year Dividend History

Amount Ex-date Record Date Pay Date Type Frequency
0.2802016-04-182016-04-202016-05-04Cash Dividendquarterly
0.2802016-01-152016-01-202016-02-03Cash Dividendquarterly
0.2802015-10-192015-10-212015-11-04Cash Dividendquarterly
0.2802015-07-202015-07-222015-08-05Cash Dividendquarterly

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

Dividend Yield=Most Recent Full Year Dividend/Current Share Price
=1.12/80.33
=1.39 %

Current Share Price is $80.33.
Lowe's Companies Inc's Dividends Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Today is $1.12.

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Yield of Lowe's Companies Inc was 2.50%. The lowest was 0.26%. And the median was 1.47%.

* 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, Growth Rate Calculation Example (GuruFocus)


Historical Data

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

Lowe's Companies Inc Annual Data

Jan07Jan08Jan09Jan10Jan11Jan12Jan13Jan14Jan15Jan16
Dividends Per Share 0.180.290.340.360.420.530.620.700.871.07

Lowe's Companies Inc Quarterly Data

Jan14Apr14Jul14Oct14Jan15Apr15Jul15Oct15Jan16Apr16
Dividends Per Share 0.180.180.230.230.230.230.280.280.280.28
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