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Southwest Airlines Co (NYSE:LUV)
Dividends Per Share
\$0.35 (TTM As of Sep. 2016)

Southwest Airlines Co's dividends per share for the three months ended in Sep. 2016 was \$0.10. Its dividends per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2016 was \$0.35. Its Dividend Payout Ratio for the three months ended in Sep. 2016 was 0.16. As of today, Southwest Airlines Co's Dividend Yield is 0.72%.

During the past 12 months, Southwest Airlines Co's average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 29.60% per year. During the past 3 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 101.20% per year. During the past 5 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 90.90% per year. During the past 10 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 32.70% 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 Southwest Airlines Co was 130.30% per year. The lowest was 0.00% per year. And the median was 6.30% 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.

Southwest Airlines Co's Dividend Payout Ratio for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2016 is calculated as

 Dividend Payout Ratio = Dividends Per Share (Q: Sep. 2016 ) / EPS without NRI (Q: Sep. 2016 ) = 0.1 / 0.62 = 0.16

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Payout Ratio of Southwest Airlines Co was 0.50. The lowest was 0.01. And the median was 0.04.

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

Southwest Airlines Co Recent Full-Year Dividend History

Amount Ex-date Record Date Pay Date Type Frequency
0.1002016-08-162016-08-182016-09-08Cash Dividendquarterly
0.1002016-06-062016-06-082016-06-29Cash Dividendquarterly
0.0752016-03-012016-03-032016-03-24Cash Dividendquarterly
0.0752015-12-082015-12-102016-01-07Cash Dividendquarterly

Southwest Airlines Co's Dividend Yield (%) for Today is calculated as

 Dividend Yield = Most Recent Full Year Dividend / Current Share Price = 0.35 / 47.91 = 0.73 %

Current Share Price is \$47.91.
Southwest Airlines Co's Dividends Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Today is \$0.35.

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Yield of Southwest Airlines Co was 0.96%. The lowest was 0.11%. And the median was 0.24%.

* 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.

Southwest Airlines Co Annual Data

 Dec06 Dec07 Dec08 Dec09 Dec10 Dec11 Dec12 Dec13 Dec14 Dec15 Dividends Per Share 0.02 0.02 0.02 0.02 0.02 0.02 0.04 0.13 0.22 0.29

Southwest Airlines Co Quarterly Data

 Jun14 Sep14 Dec14 Mar15 Jun15 Sep15 Dec15 Mar16 Jun16 Sep16 Dividends Per Share 0.06 0.06 0.06 0.06 0.08 0.08 0.08 0.08 0.10 0.10
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