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Daktronics, Inc. (NAS:DAKT)
Dividend Payout Ratio
1.29 (As of Jan. 2014)

Daktronics, Inc.'s dividend payout ratio for the three months ended in Jan. 2014 was 1.29.

Warning Sign:

If a company dividend payout ratio is too high, its dividend may not be sustainable. The dividend payout of Daktronics, Inc. is 1.17, which seems too high.

DAKT' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Ratio Range
Min: 0.33   Max: 3.17
Current: 0.59

0.33
3.17

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Payout Ratio of Daktronics, Inc. was 3.17. The lowest was 0.33. And the median was 0.92.

DAKT's Dividend Payout Ratiois ranked lower than
64% of the 1242 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 0.31 vs. DAKT: 0.59 )

As of Today, the Dividend Yield of Daktronics, Inc. is 2.90%.

Good Sign:

Daktronics, Inc. stock dividend yield is close to 10-year high.

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Yield of Daktronics, Inc. was 3.10%. The lowest was 0.21%. And the median was 1.27%.

Daktronics, Inc.'s Dividends Per Share for the three months ended in Jan. 2014 was $0.09.

During the past 12 months, Daktronics, Inc.'s average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 30.40% per year. During the past 3 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 34.30% per year. During the past 5 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 31.20% per year.

During the past 13 years, the highest 3-Year average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate of Daktronics, Inc. was 34.70% 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.

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.

Daktronics, Inc.'s Dividend Payout Ratio for the fiscal year that ended in Apr. 2013 is calculated as

Dividend Payout Ratio=Dividends Per Share (A: Apr. 2013 )/Earnings per Share (A: Apr. 2013 )
=0.23/0.53
=0.43

Daktronics, Inc.'s Dividend Payout Ratio for the quarter that ended in Jan. 2014 is calculated as

Dividend Payout Ratio=Dividends Per Share (Q: Jan. 2014 )/Earnings per Share (Q: Jan. 2014 )
=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.

Daktronics, Inc. Annual Data

Apr04Apr05Apr06Apr07Apr08Apr09Apr10Apr11Apr12Apr13
payout 0.000.000.100.100.110.140.000.291.100.43

Daktronics, Inc. Quarterly Data

Oct11Jan12Apr12Jul12Oct12Jan13Apr13Jul13Oct13Jan14
payout 0.002.750.000.720.001.920.000.920.331.29
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