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Brocade Communications Systems Inc (NAS:BRCD)
Dividend Payout Ratio
2.75 (As of Jul. 2016)

Brocade Communications Systems Inc's dividend payout ratio for the six months ended in Jul. 2016 was 2.75.

BRCD' s Dividend Payout Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.13   Max: 0.39
Current: 0.35

0.13
0.39

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Payout Ratio of Brocade Communications Systems Inc was 0.39. The lowest was 0.13. And the median was 0.20.

BRCD's Dividend Payout Ratio is ranked higher than
86% of the 1213 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 0.40 vs. BRCD: 0.35 )

As of Today, the Trailing Annual Dividend Yield of Brocade Communications Systems Inc is 1.69%.

Warning Sign:

Brocade Communications Systems Inc stock dividend yield is close to 1-year low.

During the past 13 years, the highest Trailing Annual Dividend Yield of Brocade Communications Systems Inc was 2.30%. The lowest was 0.32%. And the median was 1.48%.

Brocade Communications Systems Inc's Dividends Per Share for the six months ended in Jul. 2016 was $0.06.

During the past 12 months, Brocade Communications Systems Inc's average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 25.00% 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.

Brocade Communications Systems Inc's Dividend Payout Ratio for the fiscal year that ended in Oct. 2016 is calculated as

Dividend Payout Ratio=Dividends Per Share (A: Oct. 2016 )/EPS without NRI (A: Oct. 2016 )
=0.2/0.51
=0.39

Brocade Communications Systems Inc's Dividend Payout Ratio for the quarter that ended in Jul. 2016 is calculated as

Dividend Payout Ratio=Dividends Per Share (Q: Jul. 2016 )/EPS without NRI (Q: Jul. 2016 )
=0.055/0.02
=2.75

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's 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 local exchange's currency.

Brocade Communications Systems Inc Annual Data

Oct07Oct08Oct09Oct10Oct11Oct12Oct13Oct14Oct15Oct16
payout 0.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.130.200.39

Brocade Communications Systems Inc Semi-Annual Data

Jul14Oct14Jan15Apr15Jul15Oct15Jan16Apr16Jul16Oct16
payout 0.180.180.180.190.210.230.200.412.750.34
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