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Epiq Systems, Inc. (NAS:EPIQ)
3-Year Dividends Growth Rate
72.60% (As of Dec. 2013)

Epiq Systems, Inc.'s Dividends Per Share for the three months ended in Dec. 2013 was $0.09.

EPIQ' s 10-Year Dividend Growth Rate (3-Year) Range
Min: 0   Max: 72.6
Current: 72.6

0
72.6

During the past 13 years, the highest 3-Year average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate of Epiq Systems, Inc. was 72.60% per year. The lowest was 0.00% per year. And the median was 0.00% per year.

EPIQ's Dividend Growth Rate (3-Year)is ranked higher than
98% of the 324 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. EPIQ: 72.60 )

During the past 12 months, Epiq Systems, Inc.'s average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 41.20% per year. During the past 3 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 72.60% per year.

The growth rate is calculated with least square regression.

Epiq Systems, Inc.'s Dividend Payout Ratio for the three months ended in Dec. 2013 was 30.00. As of today, Epiq Systems, Inc.'s Dividend Yield is 2.52%.

Warning Sign:

If a company dividend payout ratio is too high, its dividend may not be sustainable. The dividend payout of Epiq Systems, Inc. is 1.04, which seems too high.

For more information regarding to dividend, please check our Dividend Page.


Definition

This is the average annual rate that a company has been raising its dividends. The growth rate is calculated with least square regression.


Explanation

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

Epiq Systems, Inc.'s Dividend Payout Ratio for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2013 is calculated as

Dividend Payout Ratio=Dividends Per Share (Q: Dec. 2013 )/Earnings per Share (Q: Dec. 2013 )
=0.09/0.003
=30.00

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Payout Ratio of Epiq Systems, Inc. was 1.20. The lowest was 0.19. And the median was 0.44.

Warning Sign:

If a company dividend payout ratio is too high, its dividend may not be sustainable. The dividend payout of Epiq Systems, Inc. is 1.04, which seems too high.

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

Epiq Systems, Inc. Recent Full-Year Dividend History

Amount Ex-date Record Date Pay Date Type Frequency
0.0902014-01-102014-01-142014-02-24Cash Dividendquarterly
0.0902013-10-302013-11-012013-12-09Cash Dividendquarterly
0.0902013-07-302013-08-012013-09-09Cash Dividendquarterly
0.0902013-04-292013-05-012013-06-03Cash Dividendquarterly

Epiq Systems, Inc.'s Dividend Yield (%) for Today is calculated as

Dividend Yield=Most Recent Full Year Dividend/Current Share Price
=0.36/14.26
=2.52 %

Current Share Price is $14.26.
Epiq Systems, Inc.'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 Epiq Systems, Inc. was 2.89%. The lowest was 0.27%. And the median was 1.52%.

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their own currency.


Related Terms

Dividends Per Share, Dividend Payout Ratio, Dividend Yield, 5-Year Dividends Growth Rate

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