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Valspar Corporation (NYSE:VAL)
3-Year Dividends Growth Rate
12.90% (As of Jan. 2014)

Valspar Corporation's Dividends Per Share for the three months ended in Jan. 2014 was $0.26.

VAL' s 10-Year Dividend Growth Rate (3-Year) Range
Min: 4.9   Max: 13.6
Current: 12.9

4.9
13.6

During the past 13 years, the highest 3-Year average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate of Valspar Corporation was 13.60% per year. The lowest was 4.90% per year. And the median was 11.30% per year.

VAL's Dividend Growth Rate (3-Year)is ranked higher than
76% of the 431 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 10.40 vs. VAL: 12.90 )

During the past 12 months, Valspar Corporation's average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 14.50% per year. During the past 3 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 12.90% per year. During the past 5 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 11.40% per year. During the past 10 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 10.50% per year.

The growth rate is calculated with least square regression.

Valspar Corporation's Dividend Payout Ratio for the three months ended in Jan. 2014 was 0.43. As of today, Valspar Corporation's Dividend Yield is 1.34%.

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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.

Valspar Corporation's Dividend Payout Ratio for the quarter that ended in Jan. 2014 is calculated as

Dividend Payout Ratio=Dividends Per Share (Q: Jan. 2014 )/Earnings per Share (Q: Jan. 2014 )
=0.26/0.61
=0.43

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Payout Ratio of Valspar Corporation was 2.72. The lowest was 0.19. And the median was 0.26.

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

Valspar Corporation Recent Full-Year Dividend History

Amount Ex-date Record Date Pay Date Type Frequency
0.2602014-02-272014-03-032014-03-14Cash Dividendquarterly
0.2602013-11-272013-12-022013-12-13Cash Dividendquarterly
0.2302013-08-292013-09-032013-09-16Cash Dividendquarterly
0.2302013-05-302013-06-032013-06-14Cash Dividendquarterly

Valspar Corporation's Dividend Yield (%) for Today is calculated as

Dividend Yield=Most Recent Full Year Dividend/Current Share Price
=0.98/73.28
=1.34 %

Current Share Price is $73.28.
Valspar Corporation's Dividends Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Today is $0.98.

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Yield of Valspar Corporation was 3.67%. The lowest was 1.17%. And the median was 1.65%.

* 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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