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Brocade Communications Systems Inc (NAS:BRCD)
3-Year Dividends Growth Rate
0.00% (As of Apr. 2016)

Brocade Communications Systems Inc's Dividends Per Share for the three months ended in Apr. 2016 was $0.05.

During the past 12 months, Brocade Communications Systems Inc's average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 28.60% 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.

Brocade Communications Systems Inc's Dividend Payout Ratio for the three months ended in Apr. 2016 was 0.41. As of today, Brocade Communications Systems Inc's Dividend Yield is 1.85%.

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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.

Brocade Communications Systems 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 )
=0.045/0.11
=0.41

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Payout Ratio of Brocade Communications Systems Inc was 0.41. The lowest was 0.18. And the median was 0.20.

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

Brocade Communications Systems Inc Recent Full-Year Dividend History

Amount Ex-date Record Date Pay Date Type Frequency
0.0552016-06-082016-06-102016-07-05Cash Dividendquarterly
0.0452016-03-082016-03-102016-04-04Cash Dividendquarterly
0.0452015-12-082015-12-102016-01-04Cash Dividendquarterly
0.0452015-09-082015-09-102015-10-02Cash Dividendquarterly

Brocade Communications Systems Inc's Dividend Yield (%) for Today is calculated as

Dividend Yield=Most Recent Full Year Dividend/Current Share Price
=0.19/10.30
=1.84 %

Current Share Price is $10.30.
Brocade Communications Systems Inc's Dividends Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Today is $0.19.

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Yield of Brocade Communications Systems Inc was 2.27%. The lowest was 0.32%. And the median was 1.41%.

* 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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