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Chimera Investment Corporation (NYSE:CIM)
Dividend Payout Ratio
1.29 (As of Sep. 2013)

Chimera Investment Corporation's dividend payout ratio for the three months ended in Sep. 2013 was 1.29.

CIM' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Ratio Range
Min: 0.18   Max: 56.67
Current: 0

0.18
56.67

During the past 6 years, the highest Dividend Payout Ratio of Chimera Investment Corporation was 56.67. The lowest was 0.18. And the median was 1.13.

CIM's Dividend Payout Ratiois ranked higher than
61% of the 500 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.95 vs. CIM: 0.00 )

As of Today, the Dividend Yield of Chimera Investment Corporation is 11.60%.

Good Sign:

Chimera Investment Corporation stock dividend yield is close to 10-year high.

During the past 6 years, the highest Dividend Yield of Chimera Investment Corporation was 1.16%. The lowest was 0.13%. And the median was 0.76%.

Chimera Investment Corporation's Dividends Per Share for the three months ended in Sep. 2013 was $0.09.

During the past 12 months, Chimera Investment Corporation's average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was -25.50% per year. During the past 3 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was -4.00% per year. During the past 5 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was -7.80% per year.

During the past 6 years, the highest 3-Year average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate of Chimera Investment Corporation was 202.20% per year. The lowest was -6.30% per year. And the median was -4.00% per year.

The growth rate is calculated with least square regression.

For more information regarding to dividend, please check our Dividend Page.


Definition

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

Chimera Investment Corporation's Dividend Payout Ratio for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2012 is calculated as

Dividend Payout Ratio=Dividends Per Share (A: Dec. 2012 )/Earnings per Share (A: Dec. 2012 )
=0.38/0.32
=1.19

Chimera Investment Corporation's Dividend Payout Ratio for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2013 is calculated as

Dividend Payout Ratio=Dividends Per Share (Q: Sep. 2013 )/Earnings per Share (Q: Sep. 2013 )
=0.09/0.07
=1.29

* 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.

Chimera Investment Corporation Annual Data

Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12
payout 0.000.000.000.000.000.000.962.303.921.19

Chimera Investment Corporation Quarterly Data

Jun11Sep11Dec11Mar12Jun12Sep12Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13
payout 2.600.002.621.382.250.751.171.130.641.29
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