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Black Hills Corp (NYSE:BKH)
3-Year Dividends Growth Rate
3.10% (As of Mar. 2016)

Black Hills Corp's Dividends Per Share for the three months ended in Mar. 2016 was $0.42.

BKH' s 3Y Average Dividend Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.4   Max: 4.5
Current: 3.1

1.4
4.5

During the past 13 years, the highest 3-Year average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate of Black Hills Corp was 4.50% per year. The lowest was 1.40% per year. And the median was 3.20% per year.

BKH's 3Y Average Dividend Growth Rate is ranked higher than
50% of the 356 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.10 vs. BKH: 3.10 )

During the past 12 months, Black Hills Corp's average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 3.80% per year. During the past 3 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 3.10% per year. During the past 5 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 2.40% per year. During the past 10 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 2.10% 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.

Black Hills Corp's Dividend Payout Ratio for the three months ended in Mar. 2016 was 0.55. As of today, Black Hills Corp's Dividend Yield is 2.62%.

Warning Sign:

Black Hills Corp 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.

Black Hills Corp'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 )
=0.42/0.77
=0.55

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Payout Ratio of Black Hills Corp was 50.00. The lowest was 0.19. And the median was 0.60.

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

Black Hills Corp Recent Full-Year Dividend History

Amount Ex-date Record Date Pay Date Type Frequency
0.4202016-05-162016-05-182016-06-01Cash Dividendquarterly
0.4202016-02-112016-02-162016-03-01Cash Dividendquarterly
0.4052015-11-132015-11-172015-12-01Cash Dividendquarterly
0.4052015-08-142015-08-182015-09-01Cash Dividendquarterly

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

Dividend Yield=Most Recent Full Year Dividend/Current Share Price
=1.65/63.23
=2.61 %

Current Share Price is $63.23.
Black Hills Corp's Dividends Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Today is $1.65.

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Yield of Black Hills Corp was 9.30%. The lowest was 2.55%. And the median was 3.79%.

Warning Sign:

Black Hills Corp 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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