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VIVUS Inc (NAS:VVUS)
3-Year Dividends Growth Rate
0.00% (As of Sep. 2016)

VIVUS Inc's Dividends Per Share for the three months ended in Sep. 2016 was \$0.00.

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VIVUS Inc's Dividend Payout Ratio for the three months ended in Sep. 2016 was 0.00. As of today, VIVUS Inc's Dividend Yield is 0.00%.

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.

VIVUS Inc's Dividend Payout Ratio for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2016 is calculated as

 Dividend Payout Ratio = Dividends Per Share (Q: Sep. 2016 ) / EPS without NRI (Q: Sep. 2016 ) = 0 / -0.09 = N/A

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

VIVUS Inc Recent Full-Year Dividend History

Amount Ex-date Record Date Pay Date Type Frequency

VIVUS Inc's Dividend Yield (%) for Today is calculated as

 Dividend Yield = Most Recent Full Year Dividend / Current Share Price = 0 / 1.19 = 0.00 %

Current Share Price is \$1.19.
VIVUS Inc's Dividends Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Today is \$0.

* 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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