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Medtronic Inc (NYSE:MDT)
3-Year Dividends Growth Rate
7.60% (As of Oct. 2014)

Medtronic Inc's Dividends Per Share for the three months ended in Oct. 2014 was $0.31.

MDT' s 10-Year Dividend Growth Rate 3y Range
Min: 7.6   Max: 28.4
Current: 7.6

7.6
28.4

During the past 13 years, the highest 3-Year average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate of Medtronic Inc was 28.40% per year. The lowest was 7.60% per year. And the median was 16.00% per year.

MDT's Dividend Growth Rate 3yis ranked higher than
78% of the 104 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 8.90 vs. MDT: 7.60 )

During the past 12 months, Medtronic Inc's average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 8.30% per year. During the past 3 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 7.60% per year. During the past 5 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 8.00% per year. During the past 10 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 15.40% per year.

The growth rate is calculated with least square regression.

Medtronic Inc's Dividend Payout Ratio for the three months ended in Oct. 2014 was 0.37. As of today, Medtronic Inc's Trailing Annual Dividend Yield is 1.61%.

Warning Sign:

Medtronic Inc stock dividend yield is close to 5-year low.

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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.

Medtronic Inc's Dividend Payout Ratio for the quarter that ended in Oct. 2014 is calculated as

Dividend Payout Ratio=Dividends Per Share (Q: Oct. 2014 )/Earnings per Share (Q: Oct. 2014 )
=0.305/0.83
=0.37

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Payout Ratio of Medtronic Inc was 2.80. The lowest was 0.12. And the median was 0.22.

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

Medtronic Inc Recent Full-Year Dividend History

Amount Ex-date Record Date Pay Date Type Frequency
0.3052014-10-012014-10-032014-10-24Cash Dividendquarterly
0.3052014-07-012014-07-032014-07-25Cash Dividendquarterly
0.2802014-04-022014-04-042014-04-25Cash Dividendquarterly
0.2802013-12-312014-01-032014-01-24Cash Dividendquarterly

Medtronic Inc's Trailing Annual Dividend Yield (%) for Today is calculated as

Trailing Annual Dividend Yield=Most Recent Full Year Dividend/Current Share Price
=1.17/72.49
=1.61 %

Current Share Price is $72.49.
Medtronic Inc's Dividends Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Today is $1.17.

During the past 13 years, the highest Trailing Annual Dividend Yield of Medtronic Inc was 2.93%. The lowest was 0.56%. And the median was 1.82%.

Warning Sign:

Medtronic Inc stock dividend yield is close to 5-year low.

* 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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