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CA Inc (NAS:CA)
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate
0.00% (As of Dec. 2016)

CA Inc's Dividends Per Share for the three months ended in Dec. 2016 was \$0.26.

During the past 13 years, the highest 3-Year average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate of CA Inc was 84.20% per year. The lowest was 0.00% per year. And the median was 3.10% per year.

During the past 12 months, CA Inc's average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 1.50% per year. During the past 5 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 40.50% per year. During the past 10 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 27.30% 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.

CA Inc's Dividend Payout Ratio for the three months ended in Dec. 2016 was 0.51. As of today, CA Inc's Dividend Yield is 3.20%.

Warning Sign:

CA Inc stock dividend yield is close to 3-year low.

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.

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.

Explanation

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

CA Inc's Dividend Payout Ratio for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2016 is calculated as

 Dividend Payout Ratio = Dividends Per Share (Q: Dec. 2016 ) / EPS without NRI (Q: Dec. 2016 ) = 0.255 / 0.5 = 0.51

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Payout Ratio of CA Inc was 0.73. The lowest was 0.10. And the median was 0.36.

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

CA Inc Recent Full-Year Dividend History

Amount Ex-date Record Date Pay Date Type Frequency
0.2552017-02-142017-02-162017-03-14Cash Dividendquarterly
0.2552016-11-152016-11-172016-12-06Cash Dividendquarterly
0.2552016-08-232016-08-252016-09-13Cash Dividendquarterly
0.2552016-05-242016-05-262016-06-14Cash Dividendquarterly

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

 Dividend Yield = Most Recent Full Year Dividend / Current Share Price = 1.02 / 31.86 = 3.20 %

Current Share Price is \$31.86.
CA Inc's Dividends Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Today is \$1.02.

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Yield of CA Inc was 4.59%. The lowest was 0.57%. And the median was 0.93%.

Warning Sign:

CA Inc stock dividend yield is close to 3-year low.

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's currency.

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