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Barnes & Noble Inc (NYSE:BKS)
Dividend Payout Ratio
0.00 (As of Apr. 2016)

Barnes & Noble Inc's dividend payout ratio for the three months ended in Apr. 2016 was 0.00.

Warning Sign:

If a company dividend payout ratio is too high, its dividend may not be sustainable. The dividend payout of Barnes & Noble Inc is 12, which seems too high.

BKS' s Dividend Payout Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.15   Max: 12
Current: 12

0.15
12

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Payout Ratio of Barnes & Noble Inc was 12.00. The lowest was 0.15. And the median was 0.45.

BKS's Dividend Payout Ratio is ranked lower than
100% of the 575 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.42 vs. BKS: 12.00 )

As of Today, the Trailing Annual Dividend Yield of Barnes & Noble Inc is 5.28%.

Good Sign:

Barnes & Noble Inc stock dividend yield is close to 3-year high.

During the past 13 years, the highest Trailing Annual Dividend Yield of Barnes & Noble Inc was 17.18%. The lowest was 0.53%. And the median was 4.24%.

Barnes & Noble Inc's Dividends Per Share for the three months ended in Apr. 2016 was $0.15.

During the past 13 years, the highest 3-Year average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate of Barnes & Noble Inc was 44.20% 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.

Barnes & Noble Inc's Dividend Payout Ratio for the fiscal year that ended in Apr. 2016 is calculated as

Dividend Payout Ratio=Dividends Per Share (A: Apr. 2016 )/EPS without NRI (A: Apr. 2016 )
=0.6/0.05
=12.00

Barnes & Noble 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 )
=0.15/-0.43
=N/A

* 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.

Barnes & Noble Inc Annual Data

Jan07Jan08Jan09Apr10Apr11Apr12Apr13Apr14Apr15Apr16
payout 0.280.300.601.590.000.000.000.000.0012.00

Barnes & Noble Inc Quarterly Data

Jan14Apr14Jul14Oct14Jan15Apr15Jul15Oct15Jan16Apr16
payout 0.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.140.00
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