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Baxter International Inc (NYSE:BAX)
3-Year Dividends Growth Rate
17.50% (As of Mar. 2016)

Baxter International Inc's Dividends Per Share for the three months ended in Mar. 2016 was $0.12.

BAX' s 3Y Average Dividend Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0   Max: 22.5
Current: 17.5

0
22.5

During the past 13 years, the highest 3-Year average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate of Baxter International Inc was 22.50% per year. The lowest was 0.00% per year. And the median was 4.55% per year.

BAX's 3Y Average Dividend Growth Rate is ranked higher than
59% of the 64 Companies
in the Global Medical Instruments & Supplies industry.

( Industry Median: 15.90 vs. BAX: 17.50 )

During the past 12 months, Baxter International Inc's average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was -58.40% per year. During the past 3 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 17.50% per year. During the past 5 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 15.10% per year. During the past 10 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 15.10% 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.

Baxter International Inc's Dividend Payout Ratio for the three months ended in Mar. 2016 was 0.02. As of today, Baxter International Inc's Dividend Yield is 2.00%.

Warning Sign:

Baxter International Inc stock dividend yield is close to 10-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 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.

Baxter International Inc's Dividend Payout Ratio for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2016 is calculated as

Dividend Payout Ratio=Dividends Per Share (Q: Mar. 2016 )/EPS without NRI (Q: Mar. 2016 )
=0.115/6.13
=0.02

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Payout Ratio of Baxter International Inc was 57.50. The lowest was 0.02. And the median was 0.45.

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

Baxter International Inc Recent Full-Year Dividend History

Amount Ex-date Record Date Pay Date Type Frequency
0.1152016-03-022016-03-042016-04-01Cash Dividendquarterly
0.1152015-12-022015-12-042016-01-04Cash Dividendquarterly
0.1152015-09-022015-09-042015-10-01Cash Dividendquarterly

Baxter International Inc's Dividend Yield (%) for Today is calculated as

Dividend Yield=Most Recent Full Year Dividend/Current Share Price
=0.345/43.31
=0.80 %

Current Share Price is $43.31.
Baxter International Inc's Dividends Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Today is $0.345.

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Yield of Baxter International Inc was 5.89%. The lowest was 1.90%. And the median was 3.81%.

Warning Sign:

Baxter International Inc stock dividend yield is close to 10-year low.

* 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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