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WPP PLC (NAS:WPPGY)
Dividends Per Share
$2.43 (TTM As of Jun. 2014)

WPP PLC's dividends per share for the six months ended in Jun. 2014 was $1.99. Its dividends per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jun. 2014 was $2.43. Its Dividend Payout Ratio for the six months ended in Jun. 2014 was 0.87. As of today, WPP PLC's Dividend Yield is 2.78%.

Good Sign:

WPP PLC stock dividend yield is close to 2-year high.

During the past 12 months, WPP PLC's average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 20.40% per year. During the past 3 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 26.10% per year. During the past 5 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 20.70% per year.

During the past 13 years, the highest 3-Year average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate of WPP PLC was 26.10% 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.

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

Dividend Payout Ratio=Dividends Per Share (Q: Jun. 2014 )/Earnings per Share (Q: Jun. 2014 )
=1.99323181049/2.28426395939
=0.87

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Payout Ratio of WPP PLC was 0.44. The lowest was 0.26. And the median was 0.41.

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

SELECT * FROM `dividends` where `morn_secr_id`='0P000005U1' and `DividendType`='CD' and `ExDate`>'2013-12-20' and `ExDate`<='2014-12-20' order by ExDate desc

WPP PLC Recent Full-Year Dividend History

Amount Ex-date Record Date Pay Date Type Frequency
0.9282014-10-082014-10-102014-11-10Cash Dividendsemi-annually
1.9702014-06-042014-06-062014-07-07Cash Dividendsemi-annually

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

Dividend Yield=Most Recent Full Year Dividend/Current Share Price
=2.898/104.34
=2.78 %

Current Share Price is $104.34.
WPP PLC's Dividends Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Today is $2.898.

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Yield of WPP PLC was 2.98%. The lowest was 1.79%. And the median was 2.26%.

Good Sign:

WPP PLC stock dividend yield is close to 2-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.

WPP PLC Annual Data

Dec04Dec05Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13
Dividends Per Share 0.670.700.961.211.031.261.261.472.092.43

WPP PLC Semi-Annual Data

Dec09Jun10Dec10Jun11Dec11Jun12Dec12Jun13Dec13Jun14
Dividends Per Share 0.440.770.460.930.571.330.701.500.841.99
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