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OneBeacon Insurance Group Ltd (NYSE:OB)
Dividends per Share
\$0.84 (TTM As of Dec. 2016)

OneBeacon Insurance Group Ltd's dividends per share for the three months ended in Dec. 2016 was \$0.21. Its dividends per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2016 was \$0.84. Its Dividend Payout Ratio for the three months ended in Dec. 2016 was 2.63. As of today, OneBeacon Insurance Group Ltd's Dividend Yield is 5.23%.

Warning Sign:

If a company dividend payout ratio is too high, its dividend may not be sustainable. The dividend payout ratio of OneBeacon Insurance Group Ltd is 0.74, which seems too high.

Warning Sign:

OneBeacon Insurance Group Ltd stock dividend yield is close to 5-year low.

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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.

OneBeacon Insurance Group Ltd'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 ) = 0.21 / 0.08 = 2.63

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Payout Ratio of OneBeacon Insurance Group Ltd was 2.21. The lowest was 0.23. And the median was 0.74.

Warning Sign:

If a company dividend payout ratio is too high, its dividend may not be sustainable. The dividend payout ratio of OneBeacon Insurance Group Ltd is 0.74, which seems too high.

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

OneBeacon Insurance Group Ltd Recent Full-Year Dividend History

Amount Ex-date Record Date Pay Date Type Frequency
0.2102017-03-082017-03-102017-03-30Cash Dividendquarterly
0.2102016-12-072016-12-092016-12-22Cash Dividendquarterly
0.2102016-09-072016-09-092016-09-29Cash Dividendquarterly
0.2102016-06-082016-06-102016-06-23Cash Dividendquarterly

OneBeacon Insurance Group Ltd's Dividend Yield (%) for Today is calculated as

 Dividend Yield = Most Recent Full Year Dividend / Current Share Price = 0.84 / 16.05 = 5.23 %

Current Share Price is \$16.05.
OneBeacon Insurance Group Ltd's Dividends Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Today is \$0.84.

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Yield of OneBeacon Insurance Group Ltd was 11.48%. The lowest was 0.78%. And the median was 5.78%.

Warning Sign:

OneBeacon Insurance Group Ltd 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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Historical Data

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

OneBeacon Insurance Group Ltd Annual Data

 Dec07 Dec08 Dec09 Dec10 Dec11 Dec12 Dec13 Dec14 Dec15 Dec16 Dividends Per Share 0.84 0.84 0.84 0.84 0.84 0.84 0.84 0.84 0.84 0.84

OneBeacon Insurance Group Ltd Quarterly Data

 Sep14 Dec14 Mar15 Jun15 Sep15 Dec15 Mar16 Jun16 Sep16 Dec16 Dividends Per Share 0.21 0.21 0.21 0.21 0.21 0.21 0.21 0.21 0.21 0.21
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