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VF Corp (NYSE:VFC)
5-Year Dividends Growth Rate
17.70% (As of Jun. 2016)

VF Corp's Dividends Per Share for the three months ended in Jun. 2016 was $0.37.

During the past 12 months, VF Corp's average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 16.90% per year. During the past 3 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 20.60% per year. During the past 5 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 17.70% per year. During the past 10 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 12.80% 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 VF Corp was 28.50% per year. The lowest was 2.90% per year. And the median was 5.20% per year.

VF Corp's Dividend Payout Ratio for the three months ended in Jun. 2016 was 1.06. As of today, VF Corp's Dividend Yield is 2.21%.

Warning Sign:

If a company dividend payout ratio is too high, its dividend may not be sustainable. The dividend payout of VF Corp is 1.057, which seems too high.

Good Sign:

VF Corp stock dividend yield is close to 5-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.

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.

VF Corp's Dividend Payout Ratio for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2016 is calculated as

Dividend Payout Ratio=Dividends Per Share (Q: Jun. 2016 )/EPS without NRI (Q: Jun. 2016 )
=0.37/0.35
=1.06

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Payout Ratio of VF Corp was 2.90. The lowest was 0.17. And the median was 0.33.

Warning Sign:

If a company dividend payout ratio is too high, its dividend may not be sustainable. The dividend payout of VF Corp is 1.057, which seems too high.

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

VF Corp Recent Full-Year Dividend History

Amount Ex-date Record Date Pay Date Type Frequency
0.3702016-06-082016-06-102016-06-20Cash Dividendquarterly
0.3702016-03-042016-03-082016-03-18Cash Dividendquarterly
0.3702015-12-042015-12-082015-12-18Cash Dividendquarterly
0.3202015-09-032015-09-082015-09-18Cash Dividendquarterly

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

Dividend Yield=Most Recent Full Year Dividend/Current Share Price
=1.43/64.34
=2.22 %

Current Share Price is $64.34.
VF Corp's Dividends Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Today is $1.43.

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Yield of VF Corp was 5.42%. The lowest was 1.40%. And the median was 2.16%.

Good Sign:

VF Corp stock dividend yield is close to 5-year high.

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their own currency.


Related Terms

Growth Rate Calculation Example (GuruFocus), Dividends Per Share, Dividend Payout Ratio, Dividend Yield, 3-Year Dividends Growth Rate

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