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GuruFocus has detected 6 Warning Signs with MercadoLibre Inc \$MELI.
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Dividends per Share
\$0.60 (TTM As of Dec. 2016)

MercadoLibre Inc'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 \$0.60. Its Dividend Payout Ratio for the three months ended in Dec. 2016 was 0.13. As of today, MercadoLibre Inc's Dividend Yield is 0.28%.

Warning Sign:

MercadoLibre Inc stock dividend yield is close to 5-year low.

During the past 12 months, MercadoLibre Inc's average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 45.60% per year. During the past 3 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 1.60% per year. During the past 5 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 9.30% 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 MercadoLibre Inc was 27.50% 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.

MercadoLibre 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 ) = 0.15 / 1.16 = 0.13

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Payout Ratio of MercadoLibre Inc was 0.41. The lowest was 0.17. And the median was 0.19.

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

MercadoLibre Inc Recent Full-Year Dividend History

Amount Ex-date Record Date Pay Date Type Frequency
0.1502016-12-282016-12-312017-01-16Cash Dividendquarterly
0.1502016-09-282016-09-302016-10-14Cash Dividendquarterly
0.1502016-06-282016-06-302016-07-15Cash Dividendquarterly
0.1502016-03-292016-03-312016-04-15Cash Dividendquarterly

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

 Dividend Yield = Most Recent Full Year Dividend / Current Share Price = 0.6 / 211.57 = 0.28 %

Current Share Price is \$211.57.
MercadoLibre Inc's Dividends Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Today is \$0.6.

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Yield of MercadoLibre Inc was 0.71%. The lowest was 0.09%. And the median was 0.42%.

Warning Sign:

MercadoLibre 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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* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's currency.