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GuruFocus has detected 6 Warning Signs with United States Lime & Minerals Inc \$USLM.
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United States Lime & Minerals Inc (NAS:USLM)
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate
0.00% (As of Dec. 2016)

United States Lime & Minerals Inc's Dividends Per Share for the three months ended in Dec. 2016 was \$0.13.

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United States Lime & Minerals Inc's Dividend Payout Ratio for the three months ended in Dec. 2016 was 0.18. As of today, United States Lime & Minerals Inc's Dividend Yield is 0.66%.

Warning Sign:

United States Lime & Minerals Inc stock dividend yield is close to 2-year low.

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.

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Explanation

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

United States Lime & Minerals Inc'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 ) = 0.125 / 0.71 = 0.18

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Payout Ratio of United States Lime & Minerals Inc was 0.22. The lowest was 0.14. And the median was 0.16.

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

United States Lime & Minerals Inc Recent Full-Year Dividend History

Amount Ex-date Record Date Pay Date Type Frequency
0.1352017-02-222017-02-242017-03-17Cash Dividendquarterly
0.1252016-11-222016-11-252016-12-16Cash Dividendquarterly
0.1252016-08-242016-08-262016-09-16Cash Dividendquarterly
0.1252016-05-252016-05-272016-06-17Cash Dividendquarterly

United States Lime & Minerals Inc's Dividend Yield (%) for Today is calculated as

 Dividend Yield = Most Recent Full Year Dividend / Current Share Price = 0.51 / 77.43 = 0.66 %

Current Share Price is \$77.43.
United States Lime & Minerals Inc's Dividends Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Today is \$0.51.

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Yield of United States Lime & Minerals Inc was 1.08%. The lowest was 0.20%. And the median was 0.76%.

Warning Sign:

United States Lime & Minerals Inc stock dividend yield is close to 2-year low.

* 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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