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Accenture PLC (NYSE:ACN)
5-Year Dividends Growth Rate
28.80% (As of May. 2014)

Accenture PLC's Dividends Per Share for the three months ended in May. 2014 was $0.93.

During the past 12 months, Accenture PLC's average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 14.80% 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 28.80% per year.

During the past 13 years, the highest 3-Year average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate of Accenture PLC was 47.60% per year. The lowest was 0.00% per year. And the median was 0.00% per year.

The growth rate is calculated with least square regression.

Accenture PLC's Dividend Payout Ratio for the three months ended in May. 2014 was 0.74. As of today, Accenture PLC's Dividend Yield is 2.31%.

Warning Sign:

If a company dividend payout ratio is too high, its dividend may not be sustainable. The dividend payout of Accenture PLC is 0.72, which seems too high.

Good Sign:

Accenture PLC stock dividend yield is close to 3-year high.

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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.

Accenture PLC's Dividend Payout Ratio for the quarter that ended in May. 2014 is calculated as

Dividend Payout Ratio=Dividends Per Share (Q: May. 2014 )/Earnings per Share (Q: May. 2014 )
=0.93/1.26
=0.74

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Payout Ratio of Accenture PLC was 1.12. The lowest was 0.48. And the median was 0.70.

Warning Sign:

If a company dividend payout ratio is too high, its dividend may not be sustainable. The dividend payout of Accenture PLC is 0.72, which seems too high.

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

Accenture PLC Recent Full-Year Dividend History

Amount Ex-date Record Date Pay Date Type Frequency
0.9302014-04-092014-04-112014-05-15Cash Dividendsemi-annually
0.9302013-10-092013-10-112013-11-15Cash Dividendsemi-annually

Accenture PLC's Dividend Yield (%) for Today is calculated as

Dividend Yield=Most Recent Full Year Dividend/Current Share Price
=1.86/80.69
=2.31 %

Current Share Price is $80.69.
Accenture PLC's Dividends Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Today is $1.86.

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Yield of Accenture PLC was 3.05%. The lowest was 0.92%. And the median was 1.91%.

Good Sign:

Accenture PLC stock dividend yield is close to 3-year high.

* 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, 3-Year Dividends Growth Rate

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