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Douglas Dynamics Inc (NYSE:PLOW)
5-Year Dividends Growth Rate
0.00% (As of Mar. 2014)

Douglas Dynamics Inc's Dividends Per Share for the three months ended in Mar. 2014 was $0.22.

During the past 12 months, Douglas Dynamics Inc's average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 2.50% per year. During the past 3 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 29.70% per year.

During the past 7 years, the highest 3-Year average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate of Douglas Dynamics Inc was 29.70% 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.

Douglas Dynamics Inc's Dividend Payout Ratio for the three months ended in Mar. 2014 was 3.11. As of today, Douglas Dynamics Inc's Dividend Yield is 5.00%.

Warning Sign:

If a company dividend payout ratio is too high, its dividend may not be sustainable. The dividend payout of Douglas Dynamics Inc is 3.09, which seems too high.

Warning Sign:

Douglas Dynamics Inc stock dividend yield is close to 3-year low.

For more information regarding to dividend, please check our Dividend Page.


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.

Douglas Dynamics Inc's Dividend Payout Ratio for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2014 is calculated as

Dividend Payout Ratio=Dividends Per Share (Q: Mar. 2014 )/Earnings per Share (Q: Mar. 2014 )
=0.218/0.07
=3.11

During the past 7 years, the highest Dividend Payout Ratio of Douglas Dynamics Inc was 10.40. The lowest was 0.46. And the median was 0.91.

Warning Sign:

If a company dividend payout ratio is too high, its dividend may not be sustainable. The dividend payout of Douglas Dynamics Inc is 3.09, which seems too high.

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

Douglas Dynamics Inc Recent Full-Year Dividend History

Amount Ex-date Record Date Pay Date Type Frequency
0.2182014-06-182014-06-202014-06-30Cash Dividendquarterly
0.2182014-03-192014-03-212014-03-31Cash Dividendquarterly
0.2132013-12-192013-12-232013-12-31Cash Dividendquarterly
0.2082013-09-182013-09-202013-09-30Cash Dividendquarterly

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

Dividend Yield=Most Recent Full Year Dividend/Current Share Price
=0.857/17.15
=5.00 %

Current Share Price is $17.15.
Douglas Dynamics Inc's Dividends Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Today is $0.857.

During the past 7 years, the highest Dividend Yield of Douglas Dynamics Inc was 6.43%. The lowest was 1.21%. And the median was 5.54%.

Warning Sign:

Douglas Dynamics Inc stock dividend yield is close to 3-year low.

* 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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