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Western Digital Corporation (NAS:WDC)
5-Year Dividends Growth Rate
0.00% (As of Dec. 2013)

Western Digital Corporation's Dividends Per Share for the three months ended in Dec. 2013 was $0.30.

During the past 12 months, Western Digital Corporation's average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 110.00% per year.

The growth rate is calculated with least square regression.

Western Digital Corporation's Dividend Payout Ratio for the three months ended in Dec. 2013 was 0.17. As of today, Western Digital Corporation's Dividend Yield is 1.20%.

Warning Sign:

Western Digital Corporation stock dividend yield is close to 1-year low.

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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.


Explanation

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

Western Digital Corporation's Dividend Payout Ratio for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2013 is calculated as

Dividend Payout Ratio=Dividends Per Share (Q: Dec. 2013 )/Earnings per Share (Q: Dec. 2013 )
=0.3/1.77
=0.17

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Payout Ratio of Western Digital Corporation was 0.18. The lowest was 0.12. 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.

Western Digital Corporation Recent Full-Year Dividend History

Amount Ex-date Record Date Pay Date Type Frequency
0.3002014-03-262014-03-282014-04-15Cash Dividendquarterly
0.3002013-12-242013-12-272014-01-15Cash Dividendquarterly
0.2502013-09-262013-09-302013-11-15Cash Dividendquarterly
0.2502013-06-262013-06-282013-07-15Cash Dividendquarterly

Western Digital Corporation's Dividend Yield (%) for Today is calculated as

Dividend Yield=Most Recent Full Year Dividend/Current Share Price
=1.1/91.05
=1.21 %

Current Share Price is $91.05.
Western Digital Corporation's Dividends Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Today is $1.1.

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Yield of Western Digital Corporation was 1.66%. The lowest was 0.60%. And the median was 1.27%.

Warning Sign:

Western Digital 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 own currency.


Related Terms

Dividends Per Share, Dividend Payout Ratio, Dividend Yield, 3-Year Dividends Growth Rate

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