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Black Hills Corp (NYSE:BKH)
Dividend Payout Ratio
0.55 (As of Mar. 2016)

Black Hills Corp's dividend payout ratio for the three months ended in Mar. 2016 was 0.55.

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Payout Ratio of Black Hills Corp was 50.00. The lowest was 0.19. And the median was 0.60.

As of Today, the Trailing Annual Dividend Yield of Black Hills Corp is 2.76%.

Warning Sign:

Black Hills Corp stock dividend yield is close to 10-year low.

During the past 13 years, the highest Trailing Annual Dividend Yield of Black Hills Corp was 9.30%. The lowest was 2.55%. And the median was 3.76%.

Black Hills Corp's Dividends Per Share for the three months ended in Mar. 2016 was $0.42.

During the past 12 months, Black Hills Corp's average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 3.80% per year. During the past 3 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 2.20% per year. During the past 5 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 1.90% per year. During the past 10 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 2.10% per year.

During the past 13 years, the highest 3-Year average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate of Black Hills Corp was 4.50% per year. The lowest was 1.40% per year. And the median was 3.25% 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.

Black Hills Corp's Dividend Payout Ratio for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2014 is calculated as

Dividend Payout Ratio=Dividends Per Share (A: Dec. 2014 )/EPS without NRI (A: Dec. 2014 )
=1.56/2.89
=0.54

Black Hills Corp's Dividend Payout Ratio for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2016 is calculated as

Dividend Payout Ratio=Dividends Per Share (Q: Mar. 2016 )/EPS without NRI (Q: Mar. 2016 )
=0.42/0.77
=0.55

* 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.

Black Hills Corp Annual Data

Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15
payout 0.600.510.510.700.821.450.740.580.540.00

Black Hills Corp Quarterly Data

Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16
payout 0.830.360.850.640.510.530.000.000.000.55
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