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Cisco Systems Inc (NAS:CSCO)
Dividend Payout Ratio
0.54 (As of Oct. 2014)

Cisco Systems Inc's dividend payout ratio for the three months ended in Oct. 2014 was 0.54.

CSCO' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Ratio Range
Min: 0.15   Max: 0.63
Current: 0.5

0.15
0.63

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Payout Ratio of Cisco Systems Inc was 0.63. The lowest was 0.15. And the median was 0.36.

CSCO's Dividend Payout Ratiois ranked higher than
100% of the 756 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. CSCO: 0.50 )

As of Today, the Trailing Annual Dividend Yield of Cisco Systems Inc is 2.70%.

During the past 13 years, the highest Trailing Annual Dividend Yield of Cisco Systems Inc was 3.21%. The lowest was 0.34%. And the median was 2.10%.

Cisco Systems Inc's Dividends Per Share for the three months ended in Oct. 2014 was $0.19.

During the past 12 months, Cisco Systems Inc's average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 13.80% per year. During the past 3 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 81.70% per year.

During the past 13 years, the highest 3-Year average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate of Cisco Systems Inc was 81.70% 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.

Cisco Systems Inc's Dividend Payout Ratio for the fiscal year that ended in Jul. 2014 is calculated as

Dividend Payout Ratio=Dividends Per Share (A: Jul. 2014 )/Earnings per Share (A: Jul. 2014 )
=0.72/1.49
=0.48

Cisco Systems Inc's Dividend Payout Ratio for the quarter that ended in Oct. 2014 is calculated as

Dividend Payout Ratio=Dividends Per Share (Q: Oct. 2014 )/Earnings per Share (Q: Oct. 2014 )
=0.19/0.35
=0.54

* 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.

Cisco Systems Inc Annual Data

Jul05Jul06Jul07Jul08Jul09Jul10Jul11Jul12Jul13Jul14
payout 0.000.000.000.000.000.000.100.190.330.48

Cisco Systems Inc Quarterly Data

Jul12Oct12Jan13Apr13Jul13Oct13Jan14Apr14Jul14Oct14
payout 0.220.360.240.370.410.460.630.450.440.54
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