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Accenture PLC (NYSE:ACN)
5-Year Dividend Growth Rate
18.20% (As of Feb. 2017)

Accenture PLC's Dividends Per Share for the three months ended in Feb. 2017 was $0.00.

During the past 12 months, Accenture PLC's average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 9.00% per year. During the past 3 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 10.70% per year. During the past 5 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 18.20% per year. During the past 10 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 24.40% per year. Please click Growth Rate Calculation Example (GuruFocus) to see how GuruFocus calculates Wal-Mart Stores Inc (WMT)'s revenue growth rate. You can apply the same method to get the average dividends per share growth rate.

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 11.80% per year.

Accenture PLC's Dividend Payout Ratio for the three months ended in Feb. 2017 was 0.00. As of today, Accenture PLC's Dividend Yield is 2.00%.

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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.

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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 Feb. 2017 is calculated as

Dividend Payout Ratio=Dividends Per Share (Q: Feb. 2017 )/EPS without NRI (Q: Feb. 2017 )
=0/1.33
=0.00

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Payout Ratio of Accenture PLC was 0.43. The lowest was 0.16. And the median was 0.34.

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
1.2102017-04-112017-04-132017-05-15Cash Dividendsemi-annually
1.2102016-10-192016-10-212016-11-15Cash Dividendsemi-annually

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

Dividend Yield=Most Recent Full Year Dividend/Current Share Price
=2.42/121.30
=2.00 %

Current Share Price is $121.30.
Accenture PLC's Dividends Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Today is $2.42.

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Yield of Accenture PLC was 3.05%. The lowest was 0.81%. And the median was 1.89%.

* 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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