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FactSet Research Systems, Inc. (NYSE:FDS)
Dividend Payout Ratio
0.32 (As of May. 2014)

FactSet Research Systems, Inc.'s dividend payout ratio for the three months ended in May. 2014 was 0.32.

FDS' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Ratio Range
Min: 0.07   Max: 0.32
Current: 0.3

0.07
0.32

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Payout Ratio of FactSet Research Systems, Inc. was 0.32. The lowest was 0.07. And the median was 0.18.

FDS's Dividend Payout Ratiois ranked higher than
87% of the 1096 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.44 vs. FDS: 0.30 )

As of Today, the Trailing Annual Dividend Yield of FactSet Research Systems, Inc. is 1.21%.

During the past 13 years, the highest Trailing Annual Dividend Yield of FactSet Research Systems, Inc. was 1.95%. The lowest was 0.36%. And the median was 0.99%.

FactSet Research Systems, Inc.'s Dividends Per Share for the three months ended in May. 2014 was $0.39.

During the past 12 months, FactSet Research Systems, Inc.'s average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 12.50% per year. During the past 3 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 15.40% per year. During the past 5 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 15.10% per year. During the past 10 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 28.30% per year.

During the past 13 years, the highest 3-Year average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate of FactSet Research Systems, Inc. was 51.20% per year. The lowest was 0.00% per year. And the median was 18.60% 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.

FactSet Research Systems, Inc.'s Dividend Payout Ratio for the fiscal year that ended in Aug. 2013 is calculated as

Dividend Payout Ratio=Dividends Per Share (A: Aug. 2013 )/Earnings per Share (A: Aug. 2013 )
=1.32/4.45
=0.30

FactSet Research Systems, Inc.'s Dividend Payout Ratio for the quarter that ended in May. 2014 is calculated as

Dividend Payout Ratio=Dividends Per Share (Q: May. 2014 )/Earnings per Share (Q: May. 2014 )
=0.39/1.21
=0.32

* 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.

FactSet Research Systems, Inc. Annual Data

Aug05Aug06Aug07Aug08Aug09Aug10Aug11Aug12Aug13Aug14
payout 0.140.130.170.240.260.280.280.280.300.30

FactSet Research Systems, Inc. Quarterly Data

May12Aug12Nov12Feb13May13Aug13Nov13Feb14May14Aug14
payout 0.300.290.280.310.290.300.290.290.320.30
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