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Seagate Technology PLC (NAS:STX)
Dividends Per Share
$2.25 (TTM As of Dec. 2015)

Seagate Technology PLC's dividends per share for the three months ended in Dec. 2015 was $0.63. Its dividends per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2015 was $2.25. Its Dividend Payout Ratio for the three months ended in Dec. 2015 was 1.15. As of today, Seagate Technology PLC's Dividend Yield is 10.75%.

Warning Sign:

If a company dividend payout ratio is too high, its dividend may not be sustainable. The dividend payout of Seagate Technology PLC is 1.145, which seems too high.

Good Sign:

Seagate Technology PLC stock dividend yield is close to 5-year high.

During the past 12 months, Seagate Technology PLC's average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 23.00% per year. During the past 3 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 33.60% 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 Seagate Technology PLC was 110.10% per year. The lowest was 0.00% per year. And the median was -5.50% 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.

Seagate Technology PLC's Dividend Payout Ratio for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2015 is calculated as

Dividend Payout Ratio=Dividends Per Share (Q: Dec. 2015 )/EPS without NRI (Q: Dec. 2015 )
=0.63/0.55
=1.15

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Payout Ratio of Seagate Technology PLC was 8.00. The lowest was 0.08. And the median was 0.25.

Warning Sign:

If a company dividend payout ratio is too high, its dividend may not be sustainable. The dividend payout of Seagate Technology PLC is 1.145, which seems too high.

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

Seagate Technology PLC Recent Full-Year Dividend History

Amount Ex-date Record Date Pay Date Type Frequency
0.6302016-02-052016-02-092016-02-23Cash Dividendquarterly
0.6302015-11-042015-11-062015-11-20Cash Dividendquarterly
0.5402015-08-072015-08-112015-08-25Cash Dividendquarterly

Seagate Technology PLC's Dividend Yield (%) for Today is calculated as

Dividend Yield=Most Recent Full Year Dividend/Current Share Price
=1.8/21.77
=8.27 %

Current Share Price is $21.77.
Seagate Technology PLC's Dividends Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Today is $1.8.

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Yield of Seagate Technology PLC was 14.79%. The lowest was 0.15%. And the median was 2.79%.

Good Sign:

Seagate Technology PLC stock dividend yield is close to 5-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.

Seagate Technology PLC Annual Data

Jun06Jun07Jun08Jun09Jun10Jun11Jun12Jun13Jun14Jun15
Dividends Per Share 0.320.380.420.270.000.180.861.401.672.05

Seagate Technology PLC Quarterly Data

Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15
Dividends Per Share 0.380.430.430.430.430.540.540.540.540.63
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