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Mead Johnson Nutrition Co (NYSE:MJN)
Dividends Per Share
$1.61 (TTM As of Sep. 2015)

Mead Johnson Nutrition Co's dividends per share for the three months ended in Sep. 2015 was $0.41. Its dividends per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2015 was $1.61. Its Dividend Payout Ratio for the three months ended in Sep. 2015 was 0.54. As of today, Mead Johnson Nutrition Co's Dividend Yield is 2.41%.

Good Sign:

Mead Johnson Nutrition Co stock dividend yield is close to 10-year high.

During the past 12 months, Mead Johnson Nutrition Co's average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 10.20% per year. During the past 3 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 13.00% per year. During the past 5 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 18.60% 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 dividend per share growth rate.

During the past 13 years, the highest 3-Year average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate of Mead Johnson Nutrition Co was 26.00% 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.

Mead Johnson Nutrition Co's Dividend Payout Ratio for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2015 is calculated as

Dividend Payout Ratio=Dividends Per Share (Q: Sep. 2015 )/Earnings per Share (Q: Sep. 2015 )
=0.413/0.77
=0.54

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Payout Ratio of Mead Johnson Nutrition Co was 0.64. The lowest was 0.30. And the median was 0.41.

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

Mead Johnson Nutrition Co Recent Full-Year Dividend History

Amount Ex-date Record Date Pay Date Type Frequency
0.4132015-12-102015-12-142016-01-04Cash Dividendquarterly
0.4132015-09-102015-09-142015-10-01Cash Dividendquarterly
0.4132015-06-182015-06-222015-07-02Cash Dividendquarterly
0.4132015-03-122015-03-162015-04-01Cash Dividendquarterly

Mead Johnson Nutrition Co's Dividend Yield (%) for Today is calculated as

Dividend Yield=Most Recent Full Year Dividend/Current Share Price
=1.652/68.22
=2.42 %

Current Share Price is $68.22.
Mead Johnson Nutrition Co's Dividends Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Today is $1.652.

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Yield of Mead Johnson Nutrition Co was 2.41%. The lowest was 0.50%. And the median was 1.54%.

Good Sign:

Mead Johnson Nutrition Co stock dividend yield is close to 10-year high.

* 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.

Mead Johnson Nutrition Co Annual Data

Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15
Dividends Per Share 0.000.000.000.600.901.041.201.361.501.65

Mead Johnson Nutrition Co Quarterly Data

Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15
Dividends Per Share 0.340.340.380.380.380.380.410.410.410.41
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