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MeadWestvaco Corp (NYSE:MWV)
Dividends Per Share
$1.00 (TTM As of Sep. 2014)

MeadWestvaco Corp's dividends per share for the three months ended in Sep. 2014 was $0.25. Its dividends per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2014 was $1.00. Its Dividend Payout Ratio for the three months ended in Sep. 2014 was 0.41. As of today, MeadWestvaco Corp's Trailing Annual Dividend Yield is 2.20%.

Warning Sign:

MeadWestvaco Corp stock dividend yield is close to 10-year low.

During the past 3 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 2.10% per year. During the past 5 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 2.30% per year. During the past 10 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 1.10% per year.

During the past 13 years, the highest 3-Year average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate of MeadWestvaco Corp was 19.60% per year. The lowest was 0.00% per year. And the median was 0.35% per year.

The growth rate is calculated with least square regression.

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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.

MeadWestvaco Corp's Dividend Payout Ratio for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2014 is calculated as

Dividend Payout Ratio=Dividends Per Share (Q: Sep. 2014 )/Earnings per Share (Q: Sep. 2014 )
=0.25/0.61
=0.41

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Payout Ratio of MeadWestvaco Corp was 11.50. The lowest was 0.07. And the median was 0.64.

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

MeadWestvaco Corp Recent Full-Year Dividend History

Amount Ex-date Record Date Pay Date Type Frequency
0.2502014-11-192014-11-212014-12-01Cash Dividendquarterly
0.2502014-07-302014-08-012014-09-02Cash Dividendquarterly
0.2502014-05-062014-05-082014-06-02Cash Dividendquarterly
0.2502014-02-042014-02-062014-03-03Cash Dividendquarterly

MeadWestvaco Corp's Trailing Annual Dividend Yield (%) for Today is calculated as

Trailing Annual Dividend Yield=Most Recent Full Year Dividend/Current Share Price
=1/44.93
=2.23 %

Current Share Price is $44.93.
MeadWestvaco Corp's Dividends Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Today is $1.

During the past 13 years, the highest Trailing Annual Dividend Yield of MeadWestvaco Corp was 13.16%. The lowest was 2.23%. And the median was 3.60%.

Warning Sign:

MeadWestvaco Corp stock dividend yield is close to 10-year low.

* 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


Historical Data

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

MeadWestvaco Corp Annual Data

Dec04Dec05Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13
Dividends Per Share 0.920.920.920.920.920.920.941.001.001.00

MeadWestvaco Corp Quarterly Data

Jun12Sep12Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14
Dividends Per Share 0.250.250.250.250.250.250.250.250.250.25
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