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FactSet Research Systems Inc (NYSE:FDS)
Dividend Payout Ratio
0.31 (As of May. 2016)

FactSet Research Systems Inc's dividend payout ratio for the three months ended in May. 2016 was 0.31.

FDS' s Dividend Payout Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
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 0.21.

FDS's Dividend Payout Ratio is ranked higher than
86% of the 427 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.43 vs. FDS: 0.30 )

As of Today, the Trailing Annual Dividend Yield of FactSet Research Systems Inc is 1.07%.

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 1.09%.

FactSet Research Systems Inc's Dividends Per Share for the three months ended in May. 2016 was $0.50.

During the past 12 months, FactSet Research Systems Inc's average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 13.00% per year. During the past 3 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 12.70% per year. During the past 5 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 14.00% per year. During the past 10 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 24.10% 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 18.00% 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.

FactSet Research Systems Inc's Dividend Payout Ratio for the fiscal year that ended in Aug. 2015 is calculated as

Dividend Payout Ratio=Dividends Per Share (A: Aug. 2015 )/EPS without NRI (A: Aug. 2015 )
=1.66/5.71
=0.29

FactSet Research Systems Inc's Dividend Payout Ratio for the quarter that ended in May. 2016 is calculated as

Dividend Payout Ratio=Dividends Per Share (Q: May. 2016 )/EPS without NRI (Q: May. 2016 )
=0.5/1.62
=0.31

* 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

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 own currency.

FactSet Research Systems Inc Annual Data

Aug06Aug07Aug08Aug09Aug10Aug11Aug12Aug13Aug14Aug15
payout 0.130.170.240.260.280.280.280.300.300.29

FactSet Research Systems Inc Quarterly Data

Feb14May14Aug14Nov14Feb15May15Aug15Nov15Feb16May16
payout 0.290.320.300.300.270.300.300.310.270.31
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