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Big Lots Inc (NYSE:BIG)
Dividend Payout Ratio
0.27 (As of Apr. 2016)

Big Lots Inc's dividend payout ratio for the three months ended in Apr. 2016 was 0.27.

BIG' s Dividend Payout Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.1   Max: 0.55
Current: 0.26

0.1
0.55

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Payout Ratio of Big Lots Inc was 0.55. The lowest was 0.10. And the median was 0.29.

BIG's Dividend Payout Ratio is ranked higher than
75% of the 274 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.32 vs. BIG: 0.26 )

As of Today, the Trailing Annual Dividend Yield of Big Lots Inc is 1.50%.

Warning Sign:

Big Lots Inc stock dividend yield is close to 1-year low.

During the past 13 years, the highest Trailing Annual Dividend Yield of Big Lots Inc was 2.11%. The lowest was 0.36%. And the median was 1.52%.

Big Lots Inc's Dividends Per Share for the three months ended in Apr. 2016 was $0.21.

During the past 12 months, Big Lots Inc's average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 11.40% per year.

During the past 13 years, the highest 3-Year average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate of Big Lots Inc was -100.00% 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.

Big Lots Inc's Dividend Payout Ratio for the fiscal year that ended in Jan. 2016 is calculated as

Dividend Payout Ratio=Dividends Per Share (A: Jan. 2016 )/EPS without NRI (A: Jan. 2016 )
=0.76/2.81
=0.27

Big Lots Inc's Dividend Payout Ratio for the quarter that ended in Apr. 2016 is calculated as

Dividend Payout Ratio=Dividends Per Share (Q: Apr. 2016 )/EPS without NRI (Q: Apr. 2016 )
=0.21/0.79
=0.27

* 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

EPS without NRI, 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.

Big Lots Inc Annual Data

Jan07Jan08Jan09Jan10Jan11Jan12Jan13Jan14Jan15Jan16
payout 0.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.210.27

Big Lots Inc Quarterly Data

Jan14Apr14Jul14Oct14Jan15Apr15Jul15Oct15Jan16Apr16
payout 0.000.000.550.000.100.320.540.000.100.27
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