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Novo Nordisk A/S (NYSE:NVO)
Dividends Per Share
$0.94 (TTM As of Mar. 2016)

Novo Nordisk A/S's dividends per share for the three months ended in Mar. 2016 was $0.94. Its dividends per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2016 was $0.94. Its Dividend Payout Ratio for the three months ended in Mar. 2016 was 1.70. As of today, Novo Nordisk A/S's Dividend Yield is 1.77%.

Warning Sign:

If a company dividend payout ratio is too high, its dividend may not be sustainable. The dividend payout of Novo Nordisk A/S is 1.725, which seems too high.

Good Sign:

Novo Nordisk A/S stock dividend yield is close to 2-year high.

During the past 12 months, Novo Nordisk A/S's average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 28.00% per year. During the past 3 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 21.30% per year. During the past 5 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 38.20% per year. During the past 10 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 28.00% 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 Novo Nordisk A/S was 49.40% per year. The lowest was 0.00% per year. And the median was 22.70% 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.

Novo Nordisk A/S's Dividend Payout Ratio for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2016 is calculated as

Dividend Payout Ratio=Dividends Per Share (Q: Mar. 2016 )/EPS without NRI (Q: Mar. 2016 )
=0.940793598662/0.553847072523
=1.70

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Payout Ratio of Novo Nordisk A/S was 1.85. The lowest was 0.50. And the median was 1.30.

Warning Sign:

If a company dividend payout ratio is too high, its dividend may not be sustainable. The dividend payout of Novo Nordisk A/S is 1.725, which seems too high.

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

Novo Nordisk A/S Recent Full-Year Dividend History

Amount Ex-date Record Date Pay Date Type Frequency
0.9582016-03-182016-03-222016-03-30Cash Dividendannually

Novo Nordisk A/S's Dividend Yield (%) for Today is calculated as

Dividend Yield=Most Recent Full Year Dividend/Current Share Price
=0.958/54.50
=1.76 %

Current Share Price is $54.50.
Novo Nordisk A/S's Dividends Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Today is $0.958.

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Yield of Novo Nordisk A/S was 2.47%. The lowest was 0.79%. And the median was 1.51%.

Good Sign:

Novo Nordisk A/S stock dividend yield is close to 2-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.

Novo Nordisk A/S Annual Data

Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15
Dividends Per Share 0.150.190.120.170.190.340.490.660.750.73

Novo Nordisk A/S Quarterly Data

Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16
Dividends Per Share 0.000.840.000.000.000.730.000.000.000.94
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