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Dean Foods Co (NYSE:DF)
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate
0.00% (As of Dec. 2016)

Dean Foods Co's Dividends Per Share for the three months ended in Dec. 2016 was \$0.09.

During the past 13 years, the highest 3-Year average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate of Dean Foods Co was 5.40% per year. The lowest was 0.00% per year. And the median was 0.00% per year.

During the past 12 months, Dean Foods Co'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.

Dean Foods Co's Dividend Payout Ratio for the three months ended in Dec. 2016 was 0.24. As of today, Dean Foods Co's Dividend Yield is 1.82%.

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.

Dean Foods Co'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 ) = 0.09 / 0.37 = 0.24

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Payout Ratio of Dean Foods Co was 0.27. The lowest was 0.27. And the median was 0.27.

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

Dean Foods Co Recent Full-Year Dividend History

Amount Ex-date Record Date Pay Date Type Frequency
0.0902017-03-162017-03-202017-03-29Cash Dividendquarterly
0.0902016-11-172016-11-212016-12-01Cash Dividendquarterly
0.0902016-08-182016-08-222016-08-31Cash Dividendquarterly
0.0902016-05-192016-05-232016-06-02Cash Dividendquarterly

Dean Foods Co's Dividend Yield (%) for Today is calculated as

 Dividend Yield = Most Recent Full Year Dividend / Current Share Price = 0.36 / 19.74 = 1.82 %

Current Share Price is \$19.74.
Dean Foods Co's Dividends Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Today is \$0.36.

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Yield of Dean Foods Co was 2.14%. The lowest was 0.40%. And the median was 1.63%.

* 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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