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Barnes & Noble Inc (NYSE:BKS)
3-Year Dividends Growth Rate
0.00% (As of Apr. 2016)

Barnes & Noble Inc's Dividends Per Share for the three months ended in Apr. 2016 was $0.15.

During the past 13 years, the highest 3-Year average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate of Barnes & Noble Inc was 44.20% per year. The lowest was 0.00% per year. And the median was 0.00% per year.

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Barnes & Noble Inc's Dividend Payout Ratio for the three months ended in Apr. 2016 was 0.00. As of today, Barnes & Noble Inc's Dividend Yield is 5.52%.

Warning Sign:

If a company dividend payout ratio is too high, its dividend may not be sustainable. The dividend payout of Barnes & Noble Inc is 12, which seems too high.

Good Sign:

Barnes & Noble Inc stock dividend yield is close to 3-year high.

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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.

Barnes & Noble Inc's Dividend Payout Ratio for the quarter that ended in Apr. 2016 is calculated as

Dividend Payout Ratio=Dividends Per Share (Q: Apr. 2016 )/EPS without NRI (Q: Apr. 2016 )
=0.15/-0.42
=N/A

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Payout Ratio of Barnes & Noble Inc was 12.00. The lowest was 0.15. And the median was 0.45.

Warning Sign:

If a company dividend payout ratio is too high, its dividend may not be sustainable. The dividend payout of Barnes & Noble Inc is 12, which seems too high.

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

Barnes & Noble Inc Recent Full-Year Dividend History

Amount Ex-date Record Date Pay Date Type Frequency
0.1502016-04-062016-04-082016-04-29Cash Dividendquarterly
0.1502016-01-062016-01-082016-01-29Cash Dividendquarterly
0.1502015-10-162015-10-202015-10-30Cash Dividendquarterly
0.1502015-08-052015-08-072015-08-17Cash Dividendquarterly

Barnes & Noble Inc's Dividend Yield (%) for Today is calculated as

Dividend Yield=Most Recent Full Year Dividend/Current Share Price
=0.6/10.87
=5.52 %

Current Share Price is $10.87.
Barnes & Noble Inc's Dividends Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Today is $0.6.

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Yield of Barnes & Noble Inc was 17.18%. The lowest was 0.53%. And the median was 4.06%.

Good Sign:

Barnes & Noble Inc stock dividend yield is close to 3-year high.

* 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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