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Matthews International Corp (NAS:MATW)
5-Year Dividend Growth Rate
13.20% (As of Dec. 2016)

Matthews International Corp's Dividends Per Share for the three months ended in Dec. 2016 was \$0.17.

During the past 12 months, Matthews International Corp'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 14.50% per year. During the past 5 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 13.20% per year. During the past 10 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 11.40% 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 Matthews International Corp was 58.70% per year. The lowest was 5.00% per year. And the median was 11.20% per year.

Matthews International Corp's Dividend Payout Ratio for the three months ended in Dec. 2016 was 0.61. As of today, Matthews International Corp's Dividend Yield is 0.95%.

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.

Matthews International Corp's Dividend Payout Ratio for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2016 is calculated as

 Dividend Payout Ratio = Dividends Per Share (Q: Dec. 2016 ) / EPS without NRI (Q: Dec. 2016 ) = 0.17 / 0.28 = 0.61

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Payout Ratio of Matthews International Corp was 0.30. The lowest was 0.09. And the median was 0.16.

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

Matthews International Corp Recent Full-Year Dividend History

Amount Ex-date Record Date Pay Date Type Frequency
0.1702017-02-022017-02-062017-02-20Cash Dividendquarterly
0.1702016-11-232016-11-282016-12-12Cash Dividendquarterly
0.1502016-07-282016-08-012016-08-15Cash Dividendquarterly
0.1502016-04-282016-05-022016-05-16Cash Dividendquarterly

Matthews International Corp's Dividend Yield (%) for Today is calculated as

 Dividend Yield = Most Recent Full Year Dividend / Current Share Price = 0.64 / 67.55 = 0.95 %

Current Share Price is \$67.55.
Matthews International Corp's Dividends Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Today is \$0.64.

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Yield of Matthews International Corp was 1.28%. The lowest was 0.45%. And the median was 0.91%.

* 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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