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American Water Works Co Inc (NYSE:AWK)
3-Year Dividends Growth Rate
3.20% (As of Jun. 2016)

American Water Works Co Inc's Dividends Per Share for the three months ended in Jun. 2016 was $0.38.

AWK' s 3Y Average Dividend Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0   Max: 65.1
Current: 3.2

0
65.1

During the past 13 years, the highest 3-Year average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate of American Water Works Co Inc was 65.10% per year. The lowest was 0.00% per year. And the median was 4.70% per year.

AWK's 3Y Average Dividend Growth Rate is ranked higher than
52% of the 353 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 3.10 vs. AWK: 3.20 )

During the past 12 months, American Water Works Co Inc's average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 9.80% per year. During the past 3 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 3.20% per year. During the past 5 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 8.00% 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.

American Water Works Co Inc's Dividend Payout Ratio for the three months ended in Jun. 2016 was 0.49. As of today, American Water Works Co Inc's Dividend Yield is 1.87%.

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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 expontential compound based on the latest four year annual data.

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Explanation

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

American Water Works Co Inc's Dividend Payout Ratio for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2016 is calculated as

Dividend Payout Ratio=Dividends Per Share (Q: Jun. 2016 )/EPS without NRI (Q: Jun. 2016 )
=0.375/0.77
=0.49

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Payout Ratio of American Water Works Co Inc was 1.63. The lowest was 0.28. And the median was 0.57.

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

American Water Works Co Inc Recent Full-Year Dividend History

Amount Ex-date Record Date Pay Date Type Frequency
0.3752016-08-042016-08-082016-09-01Cash Dividendquarterly
0.3752016-05-052016-05-092016-06-01Cash Dividendquarterly
0.3402016-02-042016-02-082016-03-01Cash Dividendquarterly
0.3402015-11-052015-11-092015-12-01Cash Dividendquarterly

American Water Works Co Inc's Dividend Yield (%) for Today is calculated as

Dividend Yield=Most Recent Full Year Dividend/Current Share Price
=1.43/76.42
=1.87 %

Current Share Price is $76.42.
American Water Works Co Inc's Dividends Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Today is $1.43.

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Yield of American Water Works Co Inc was 4.27%. The lowest was 0.92%. And the median was 2.53%.

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


Related Terms

Growth Rate Calculation Example (GuruFocus), Dividends Per Share, Dividend Payout Ratio, Dividend Yield, 5-Year Dividends Growth Rate

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