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Bank of America Corporation (NYSE:BAC)
5-Year Dividends Growth Rate
38.30% (As of Sep. 2016)

Bank of America Corporation's Dividends Per Share for the three months ended in Sep. 2016 was \$0.08.

During the past 12 months, Bank of America Corporation's average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 12.50% per year. During the past 3 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 71.00% per year. During the past 5 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 38.30% per year. During the past 10 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was -32.40% 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 Bank of America Corporation was 71.00% per year. The lowest was -74.50% per year. And the median was 12.20% per year.

Bank of America Corporation's Dividend Payout Ratio for the three months ended in Sep. 2016 was 0.18. As of today, Bank of America Corporation's Dividend Yield is 1.18%.

Warning Sign:

Bank of America Corporation stock dividend yield is close to 1-year low.

Definition

This is the average annual rate that a company has been raising its dividends. The growth rate is calculated with least square regression.

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.

Explanation

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

Bank of America Corporation'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 ) = 0.075 / 0.41 = 0.18

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Payout Ratio of Bank of America Corporation was 32.00. The lowest was 0.02. And the median was 0.41.

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

Bank of America Corporation Recent Full-Year Dividend History

Amount Ex-date Record Date Pay Date Type Frequency
0.0752016-11-302016-12-022016-12-30Cash Dividendquarterly
0.0752016-08-312016-09-022016-09-23Cash Dividendquarterly
0.0502016-06-012016-06-032016-06-24Cash Dividendquarterly
0.0502016-03-022016-03-042016-03-25Cash Dividendquarterly

Bank of America Corporation's Dividend Yield (%) for Today is calculated as

 Dividend Yield = Most Recent Full Year Dividend / Current Share Price = 0.25 / 21.23 = 1.18 %

Current Share Price is \$21.23.
Bank of America Corporation's Dividends Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Today is \$0.25.

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Yield of Bank of America Corporation was 59.10%. The lowest was 0.22%. And the median was 1.07%.

Warning Sign:

Bank of America Corporation stock dividend yield is close to 1-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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