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Tesco PLC (OTCPK:TSCDY)
Dividends Per Share
$0.69 (TTM As of Feb. 2014)

Tesco PLC's dividends per share for the six months ended in Feb. 2014 was $0.22. Its dividends per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Feb. 2014 was $0.69. Its Dividend Payout Ratio for the six months ended in Feb. 2014 was 2.30. As of today, Tesco PLC's Trailing Annual Dividend Yield is 7.50%.

Warning Sign:

If a company dividend payout ratio is too high, its dividend may not be sustainable. The dividend payout of Tesco PLC is 0.75, which seems too high.

Good Sign:

Tesco PLC stock dividend yield is close to 10-year high.

During the past 3 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 3.10% per year. During the past 5 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 4.70% per year. During the past 10 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 9.20% per year.

During the past 13 years, the highest 3-Year average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate of Tesco PLC was 13.20% per year. The lowest was 3.10% per year. And the median was 10.40% 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.

Tesco PLC's Dividend Payout Ratio for the quarter that ended in Feb. 2014 is calculated as

Dividend Payout Ratio=Dividends Per Share (Q: Feb. 2014 )/Earnings per Share (Q: Feb. 2014 )
=0.217607973422/0.0946843853821
=2.30

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Payout Ratio of Tesco PLC was 37.00. The lowest was 0.38. And the median was 0.42.

Warning Sign:

If a company dividend payout ratio is too high, its dividend may not be sustainable. The dividend payout of Tesco PLC is 0.75, which seems too high.

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

Tesco PLC Recent Full-Year Dividend History

Amount Ex-date Record Date Pay Date Type Frequency
0.5002014-04-302014-05-022014-07-14Cash Dividendsemi-annually
0.2102013-10-092013-10-142013-12-31Cash Dividendsemi-annually

Tesco PLC's Trailing Annual Dividend Yield (%) for Today is calculated as

Trailing Annual Dividend Yield=Most Recent Full Year Dividend/Current Share Price
=0.71/9.55
=7.43 %

Current Share Price is $9.55.
Tesco PLC's Dividends Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Today is $0.71.

During the past 13 years, the highest Trailing Annual Dividend Yield of Tesco PLC was 7.61%. The lowest was 1.83%. And the median was 2.86%.

Good Sign:

Tesco PLC stock dividend yield is close to 10-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


Historical Data

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their own currency.

Tesco PLC Annual Data

Feb05Feb06Feb07Feb08Feb09Feb10Feb11Feb12Feb13Feb14
Dividends Per Share 0.000.000.000.560.430.550.600.640.610.69

Tesco PLC Semi-Annual Data

Aug09Feb10Aug10Feb11Aug11Feb12Aug12Feb13Aug13Feb14
Dividends Per Share 0.430.160.400.190.440.200.450.190.450.22
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