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National Grid PLC (NYSE:NGG)
3-Year Dividends Growth Rate
2.80% (As of Mar. 2014)

National Grid PLC's Dividends Per Share for the six months ended in Mar. 2014 was $1.19.

NGG' s 10-Year Dividend Growth Rate 3y Range
Min: -43   Max: 13
Current: 2.8

-43
13

During the past 13 years, the highest 3-Year average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate of National Grid PLC was 13.00% per year. The lowest was -43.00% per year. And the median was 7.20% per year.

NGG's Dividend Growth Rate 3yis ranked higher than
80% of the 563 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 2.60 vs. NGG: 2.80 )

During the past 12 months, National Grid PLC's average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 2.50% per year. During the past 3 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 2.80% per year. During the past 5 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 5.30% per year. During the past 10 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 7.10% per year.

The growth rate is calculated with least square regression.

National Grid PLC's Dividend Payout Ratio for the six months ended in Mar. 2014 was 0.43. As of today, National Grid PLC's Trailing Annual Dividend Yield is 4.80%.

Warning Sign:

National Grid PLC 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.

National Grid PLC's Dividend Payout Ratio for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2014 is calculated as

Dividend Payout Ratio=Dividends Per Share (Q: Mar. 2014 )/Earnings per Share (Q: Mar. 2014 )
=1.18927973199/2.74371859296
=0.43

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Payout Ratio of National Grid PLC was 3.22. The lowest was 0.21. And the median was 0.61.

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

National Grid PLC Recent Full-Year Dividend History

Amount Ex-date Record Date Pay Date Type Frequency
2.2912014-07-292014-06-062014-08-20Cash Dividendsemi-annually
1.1592013-12-042013-12-062014-01-22Cash Dividendsemi-annually

National Grid PLC's Trailing Annual Dividend Yield (%) for Today is calculated as

Trailing Annual Dividend Yield=Most Recent Full Year Dividend/Current Share Price
=3.45/72.00
=4.79 %

Current Share Price is $72.00.
National Grid PLC's Dividends Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Today is $3.45.

During the past 13 years, the highest Trailing Annual Dividend Yield of National Grid PLC was 6.67%. The lowest was 3.19%. And the median was 5.00%.

Warning Sign:

National Grid PLC 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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