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Altera Corp (NAS:ALTR)
3-Year Dividends Growth Rate
33.10% (As of Sep. 2015)

Altera Corp's Dividends Per Share for the three months ended in Sep. 2015 was USD 0.18.

ALTR' s 3Y Average Dividend Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0   Max: 33.1
Current: 33.1

0
33.1

During the past 13 years, the highest 3-Year average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate of Altera Corp was 33.10% per year. The lowest was 0.00% per year. And the median was 0.00% per year.

ALTR's 3Y Average Dividend Growth Rate is ranked higher than
85% of the 287 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 7.10 vs. ALTR: 33.10 )

During the past 12 months, Altera Corp's average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 14.30% per year. During the past 3 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 33.10% per year. During the past 5 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 28.20% 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.

Altera Corp's Dividend Payout Ratio for the three months ended in Sep. 2015 was 0.90. As of today, Altera Corp's Dividend Yield is 1.33%.

Warning Sign:

If a company dividend payout ratio is too high, its dividend may not be sustainable. The dividend payout of Altera Corp is 0.9, which seems too high.

Warning Sign:

Altera Corp stock dividend yield is close to 2-year low.

For more information regarding to dividend, please check our Dividend Page.


Definition

This is the average annual rate that a company has been raising its dividends. The growth rate is calculated with expontential compound based on the latest four year annual data.

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.


Explanation

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

Altera Corp's Dividend Payout Ratio for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2015 is calculated as

Dividend Payout Ratio=Dividends Per Share (Q: Sep. 2015 )/EPS without NRI (Q: Sep. 2015 )
=0.18/0.2
=0.90

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Payout Ratio of Altera Corp was 0.90. The lowest was 0.09. And the median was 0.20.

Warning Sign:

If a company dividend payout ratio is too high, its dividend may not be sustainable. The dividend payout of Altera Corp is 0.9, which seems too high.

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

Altera Corp Recent Full-Year Dividend History

Amount Ex-date Record Date Pay Date Type Frequency
0.1802015-11-062015-11-102015-12-01Cash Dividendquarterly
0.1802015-08-062015-08-102015-09-01Cash Dividendquarterly
0.1802015-05-072015-05-112015-06-01Cash Dividendquarterly

Altera Corp's Dividend Yield (%) for Today is calculated as

Dividend Yield=Most Recent Full Year Dividend/Current Share Price
=0.54/53.96
=1.00 %

Current Share Price is USD 53.96.
Altera Corp's Dividends Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Today is USD 0.54.

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Yield of Altera Corp was 2.02%. The lowest was 0.16%. And the median was 0.99%.

Warning Sign:

Altera Corp stock dividend yield is close to 2-year low.

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


Related Terms

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