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MasterCard Incorporated (NYSE:MA)
3-Year Dividends Growth Rate
69.10% (As of Dec. 2013)

MasterCard Incorporated's Dividends Per Share for the three months ended in Dec. 2013 was $0.11.

MA' s 10-Year Dividend Growth Rate (3-Year) Range
Min: 0   Max: 88.2
Current: 69.1

0
88.2

During the past 13 years, the highest 3-Year average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate of MasterCard Incorporated was 88.20% per year. The lowest was 0.00% per year. And the median was 0.00% per year.

MA's Dividend Growth Rate (3-Year)is ranked higher than
97% of the 72 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9.40 vs. MA: 69.10 )

During the past 12 months, MasterCard Incorporated's average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 141.70% per year. During the past 3 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 69.10% per year. During the past 5 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 46.90% per year.

The growth rate is calculated with least square regression.

MasterCard Incorporated's Dividend Payout Ratio for the three months ended in Dec. 2013 was 0.21. As of today, MasterCard Incorporated's Dividend Yield is 0.46%.

Good Sign:

MasterCard Incorporated stock dividend yield is close to 10-year high.

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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 least square regression.


Explanation

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

MasterCard Incorporated'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 )
=0.11/0.513
=0.21

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Payout Ratio of MasterCard Incorporated was 0.24. The lowest was 0.04. And the median was 0.06.

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

MasterCard Incorporated Recent Full-Year Dividend History

Amount Ex-date Record Date Pay Date Type Frequency
0.1102014-04-072014-04-092014-05-09Cash Dividendquarterly
0.1102014-01-072014-01-092014-02-10Cash Dividendquarterly
0.0602013-10-072013-10-092013-11-08Cash Dividendquarterly
0.0602013-07-052013-07-092013-08-09Cash Dividendquarterly

MasterCard Incorporated's Dividend Yield (%) for Today is calculated as

Dividend Yield=Most Recent Full Year Dividend/Current Share Price
=0.34/73.93
=0.46 %

Current Share Price is $73.93.
MasterCard Incorporated's Dividends Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Today is $0.34.

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Yield of MasterCard Incorporated was 0.48%. The lowest was 0.09%. And the median was 0.26%.

Good Sign:

MasterCard Incorporated stock dividend yield is close to 10-year high.

* 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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