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Safeway Inc (NYSE:SWY)
Dividends Per Share
$0.86 (TTM As of Sep. 2014)

Safeway Inc's dividends per share for the three months ended in Sep. 2014 was $0.23. Its dividends per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2014 was $0.86. Its Dividend Payout Ratio for the three months ended in Sep. 2014 was 5.75. As of today, Safeway Inc's Trailing Annual Dividend Yield is 2.55%.

Warning Sign:

If a company dividend payout ratio is too high, its dividend may not be sustainable. The dividend payout of Safeway Inc is 5.63, which seems too high.

During the past 12 months, Safeway Inc's average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 14.70% per year. During the past 3 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 19.00% per year. During the past 5 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 19.60% per year.

During the past 13 years, the highest 3-Year average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate of Safeway Inc was 28.30% 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.

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

Dividend Payout Ratio=Dividends Per Share (Q: Sep. 2014 )/Earnings per Share (Q: Sep. 2014 )
=0.23/0.04
=5.75

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Payout Ratio of Safeway Inc was 6.67. The lowest was 0.02. And the median was 0.19.

Warning Sign:

If a company dividend payout ratio is too high, its dividend may not be sustainable. The dividend payout of Safeway Inc is 5.63, which seems too high.

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

Safeway Inc Recent Full-Year Dividend History

Amount Ex-date Record Date Pay Date Type Frequency
0.2302014-09-162014-09-182014-10-09Cash Dividendquarterly
0.2302014-06-172014-06-192014-07-10Cash Dividendquarterly
0.2002014-03-202014-03-242014-04-10Cash Dividendquarterly
0.2002013-12-172013-12-192014-01-09Cash Dividendquarterly

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

Trailing Annual Dividend Yield=Most Recent Full Year Dividend/Current Share Price
=0.86/33.69
=2.55 %

Current Share Price is $33.69.
Safeway Inc's Dividends Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Today is $0.86.

During the past 13 years, the highest Trailing Annual Dividend Yield of Safeway Inc was 4.59%. The lowest was 0.23%. And the median was 2.01%.

* 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.

Safeway Inc Annual Data

Dec04Dec05Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13
Dividends Per Share 0.000.150.220.270.320.380.460.560.670.78

Safeway Inc Quarterly Data

Jun12Sep12Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14
Dividends Per Share 0.180.180.180.180.200.200.200.200.230.23
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