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Best Buy Co Inc (NYSE:BBY)
Dividend Payout Ratio
0.41 (As of Jul. 2014)

Best Buy Co Inc's dividend payout ratio for the three months ended in Jul. 2014 was 0.41.

BBY' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Ratio Range
Min: 0.06   Max: 4
Current: 0.25

0.06
4

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Payout Ratio of Best Buy Co Inc was 4.00. The lowest was 0.06. And the median was 0.25.

BBY's Dividend Payout Ratiois ranked higher than
85% of the 1203 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.75 vs. BBY: 0.25 )

As of Today, the Trailing Annual Dividend Yield of Best Buy Co Inc is 2.10%.

During the past 13 years, the highest Trailing Annual Dividend Yield of Best Buy Co Inc was 5.76%. The lowest was 0.48%. And the median was 1.33%.

Best Buy Co Inc's Dividends Per Share for the three months ended in Jul. 2014 was $0.17.

During the past 12 months, Best Buy Co Inc's average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 1.50% per year. During the past 3 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 6.70% per year. During the past 5 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 5.80% per year. During the past 10 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 12.00% per year.

During the past 13 years, the highest 3-Year average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate of Best Buy Co Inc was 20.70% 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.

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Definition

Dividend payout ratio measures the percentage of the company’s earnings paid out as dividends.

Best Buy Co Inc's Dividend Payout Ratio for the fiscal year that ended in Jan. 2014 is calculated as

Dividend Payout Ratio=Dividends Per Share (A: Jan. 2014 )/Earnings per Share (A: Jan. 2014 )
=0.68/1.53
=0.44

Best Buy Co Inc's Dividend Payout Ratio for the quarter that ended in Jul. 2014 is calculated as

Dividend Payout Ratio=Dividends Per Share (Q: Jul. 2014 )/Earnings per Share (Q: Jul. 2014 )
=0.17/0.42
=0.40

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


Explanation

In dividends investing, Payout Ratio and Dividend Growth Rate are the two most important variables for consideration. A lower payout ratio may indicate that the company has more room to increase its dividends.


Related Terms

Net Income, Dividends Per Share, Earnings per Share, Dividend Yield, 3-Year Dividends Growth Rate, 5-Year Dividends Growth Rate


Historical Data

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

Best Buy Co Inc Annual Data

Feb04Feb05Feb06Feb07Feb08Feb09Feb10Feb11Feb12Jan14
payout 0.190.140.140.130.150.230.180.190.000.44

Best Buy Co Inc Quarterly Data

Feb12Apr12Jul12Oct12Apr13Jul13Oct13Jan14Apr14Jul14
payout 0.000.354.000.000.000.221.060.210.130.41
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