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American Electric Power Co Inc (NYSE:AEP)
3-Year Dividends Growth Rate
4.50% (As of Sep. 2014)

American Electric Power Co Inc's Dividends Per Share for the three months ended in Sep. 2014 was $0.50.

AEP' s 10-Year Dividend Growth Rate 3y Range
Min: -16.4   Max: 4.9
Current: 4.5

-16.4
4.9

During the past 13 years, the highest 3-Year average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate of American Electric Power Co Inc was 4.90% per year. The lowest was -16.40% per year. And the median was 0.00% per year.

AEP's Dividend Growth Rate 3yis ranked higher than
83% of the 608 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 2.60 vs. AEP: 4.50 )

During the past 12 months, American Electric Power Co Inc's average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 4.20% per year. During the past 3 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 4.50% per year. During the past 5 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 4.50% per year. During the past 10 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 3.90% per year.

The growth rate is calculated with least square regression.

American Electric Power Co Inc's Dividend Payout Ratio for the three months ended in Sep. 2014 was 0.50. As of today, American Electric Power Co Inc's Dividend Yield is 3.39%.

Warning Sign:

American Electric Power Co Inc stock dividend yield is close to 5-year low.

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Definition

This is the average annual rate that a company has been raising its dividends. The growth rate is calculated with least square regression.


Explanation

1. Dividend Payout Ratio measures the percentage of the company’s earnings paid out as dividends.

American Electric Power Co 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 )
=0.5/1.01
=0.50

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Payout Ratio of American Electric Power Co Inc was 10.93. The lowest was 0.23. And the median was 0.65.

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

American Electric Power Co Inc Recent Full-Year Dividend History

Amount Ex-date Record Date Pay Date Type Frequency
0.5302014-11-062014-11-102014-12-10Cash Dividendquarterly
0.5002014-08-062014-08-082014-09-10Cash Dividendquarterly
0.5002014-05-072014-05-092014-06-10Cash Dividendquarterly
0.5002014-02-062014-02-102014-03-10Cash Dividendquarterly

American Electric Power Co Inc's Dividend Yield (%) for Today is calculated as

Dividend Yield=Most Recent Full Year Dividend/Current Share Price
=2.03/59.89
=3.39 %

Current Share Price is $59.89.
American Electric Power Co Inc's Dividends Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Today is $2.03.

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Yield of American Electric Power Co Inc was 6.61%. The lowest was 3.02%. And the median was 4.25%.

Warning Sign:

American Electric Power Co Inc stock dividend yield is close to 5-year low.

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


Related Terms

Dividends Per Share, Dividend Payout Ratio, Dividend Yield, 5-Year Dividends Growth Rate

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