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Staples Inc (NAS:SPLS)
Dividends Per Share
$0.48 (TTM As of Jul. 2014)

Staples Inc's dividends per share for the three months ended in Jul. 2014 was $0.12. Its dividends per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jul. 2014 was $0.48. Its Dividend Payout Ratio for the three months ended in Jul. 2014 was 0.92. As of today, Staples Inc's Trailing Annual Dividend Yield is 3.68%.

Warning Sign:

If a company dividend payout ratio is too high, its dividend may not be sustainable. The dividend payout of Staples Inc is 1.07, which seems too high.

During the past 12 months, Staples Inc's average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 4.30% per year. During the past 3 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 10.10% per year. During the past 5 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 10.00% per year. During the past 10 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 14.20% per year.

During the past 13 years, the highest 3-Year average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate of Staples Inc was 29.70% per year. The lowest was 0.00% per year. And the median was 0.00% 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.

Staples Inc's Dividend Payout Ratio for the quarter that ended in Jul. 2014 is calculated as

Dividend Payout Ratio=Dividends Per Share (Q: Jul. 2014 )/Earnings per Share (Q: Jul. 2014 )
=0.12/0.13
=0.92

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Payout Ratio of Staples Inc was 1.10. The lowest was 0.21. And the median was 0.48.

Warning Sign:

If a company dividend payout ratio is too high, its dividend may not be sustainable. The dividend payout of Staples Inc is 1.07, which seems too high.

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

Staples Inc Recent Full-Year Dividend History

Amount Ex-date Record Date Pay Date Type Frequency
0.1202014-06-252014-06-272014-07-17Cash Dividendquarterly
0.1202014-03-262014-03-282014-04-17Cash Dividendquarterly
0.1202013-12-242013-12-272014-01-16Cash Dividendquarterly
0.1202013-09-252013-09-272013-10-17Cash Dividendquarterly

Staples Inc's Trailing Annual Dividend Yield (%) for Today is calculated as

Trailing Annual Dividend Yield=Most Recent Full Year Dividend/Current Share Price
=0.48/13.15
=3.65 %

Current Share Price is $13.15.
Staples Inc's Dividends Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Today is $0.48.

During the past 13 years, the highest Trailing Annual Dividend Yield of Staples Inc was 4.47%. The lowest was 0.38%. And the median was 1.92%.

* 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.

Staples Inc Annual Data

Jan05Jan06Jan07Jan08Jan09Jan10Jan11Jan12Jan13Jan14
Dividends Per Share 0.130.170.220.290.330.330.360.400.440.48

Staples Inc Quarterly Data

Apr12Jul12Oct12Jan13Apr13Jul13Oct13Jan14Apr14Jul14
Dividends Per Share 0.110.110.110.110.120.120.120.120.120.12
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