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Frontline Ltd (NYSE:FRO)
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate
0.00% (As of Dec. 2016)

Frontline Ltd's Dividends Per Share for the three months ended in Dec. 2016 was \$0.10.

During the past 13 years, the highest 3-Year average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate of Frontline Ltd was 243.10% per year. The lowest was 0.00% per year. And the median was -100.00% per year.

During the past 12 months, Frontline Ltd's average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 320.00% 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.

Frontline Ltd's Dividend Payout Ratio for the three months ended in Dec. 2016 was 0.83. As of today, Frontline Ltd's Dividend Yield is 12.63%.

Warning Sign:

If a company dividend payout ratio is too high, its dividend may not be sustainable. The dividend payout ratio of Frontline Ltd is 1.40, which seems too high.

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.

Frontline Ltd'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 ) = 0.1 / 0.12 = 0.83

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Payout Ratio of Frontline Ltd was 1.40. The lowest was 0.12. And the median was 0.89.

Warning Sign:

If a company dividend payout ratio is too high, its dividend may not be sustainable. The dividend payout ratio of Frontline Ltd is 1.40, which seems too high.

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

Frontline Ltd Recent Full-Year Dividend History

Amount Ex-date Record Date Pay Date Type Frequency
0.1502017-03-092017-03-132017-03-23Cash Dividendquarterly
0.1002016-12-132016-12-152016-12-22Cash Dividendquarterly
0.2002016-09-082016-09-122016-09-19Cash Dividendquarterly
0.4002016-06-092016-06-132016-06-20Cash Dividendquarterly

Frontline Ltd's Dividend Yield (%) for Today is calculated as

 Dividend Yield = Most Recent Full Year Dividend / Current Share Price = 0.85 / 6.73 = 12.63 %

Current Share Price is \$6.73.
Frontline Ltd's Dividends Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Today is \$0.85.

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Yield of Frontline Ltd was 40.66%. The lowest was 0.44%. And the median was 12.49%.

* 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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