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R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company (NAS:RRD)
Dividends Per Share
$1.04 (TTM As of Dec. 2013)

R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company's dividends per share for the three months ended in Dec. 2013 was $0.26. Its dividends per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2013 was $1.04. Its Dividend Payout Ratio for the three months ended in Dec. 2013 was 0.46. As of today, R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company's Dividend Yield is 5.90%.

Warning Sign:

If a company dividend payout ratio is too high, its dividend may not be sustainable. The dividend payout of R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company is 0.79, which seems too high.

During the past 13 years, the highest 3-Year average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate of R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company was 9.10% per year. The lowest was 0.00% per year. And the median was 2.00% 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.

R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company's Dividend Payout Ratio for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2013 is calculated as

Dividend Payout Ratio=Dividends Per Share (Q: Dec. 2013 )/Earnings per Share (Q: Dec. 2013 )
=0.26/0.565
=0.46

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Payout Ratio of R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company was 4.48. The lowest was 0.34. And the median was 0.73.

Warning Sign:

If a company dividend payout ratio is too high, its dividend may not be sustainable. The dividend payout of R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company is 0.79, which seems too high.

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

R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company Recent Full-Year Dividend History

Amount Ex-date Record Date Pay Date Type Frequency
0.2602014-01-222014-01-242014-03-03Cash Dividendquarterly
0.2602013-11-122013-11-142013-12-02Cash Dividendquarterly
0.2602013-08-132013-08-152013-09-03Cash Dividendquarterly
0.2602013-04-242013-04-262013-06-03Cash Dividendquarterly

R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company's Dividend Yield (%) for Today is calculated as

Dividend Yield=Most Recent Full Year Dividend/Current Share Price
=1.04/17.76
=5.86 %

Current Share Price is $17.76.
R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company's Dividends Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Today is $1.04.

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Yield of R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company was 17.72%. The lowest was 2.31%. And the median was 4.68%.

* 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.

R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company Annual Data

Dec04Dec05Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13
Dividends Per Share 1.041.041.041.041.041.041.041.041.041.04

R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company Quarterly Data

Sep11Dec11Mar12Jun12Sep12Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13
Dividends Per Share 0.260.260.260.260.260.260.260.260.260.26
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