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John Wiley & Sons Inc (NYSE:JW.A)
Dividend Payout Ratio
0.32 (As of Oct. 2014)

John Wiley & Sons Inc's dividend payout ratio for the three months ended in Oct. 2014 was 0.32.

JW.A' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Ratio Range
Min: 0.09   Max: 1.81
Current: 0.37

0.09
1.81

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Payout Ratio of John Wiley & Sons Inc was 1.81. The lowest was 0.09. And the median was 0.23.

JW.A's Dividend Payout Ratiois ranked higher than
87% of the 317 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 2.54 vs. JW.A: 0.37 )

As of Today, the Trailing Annual Dividend Yield of John Wiley & Sons Inc is 1.82%.

Warning Sign:

John Wiley & Sons Inc stock dividend yield is close to 2-year low.

During the past 13 years, the highest Trailing Annual Dividend Yield of John Wiley & Sons Inc was 2.58%. The lowest was 0.72%. And the median was 1.31%.

John Wiley & Sons Inc's Dividends Per Share for the three months ended in Oct. 2014 was $0.29.

During the past 12 months, John Wiley & Sons Inc's average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 10.20% per year. During the past 3 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 16.00% per year. During the past 5 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 16.90% per year. During the past 10 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 14.50% per year.

During the past 13 years, the highest 3-Year average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate of John Wiley & Sons Inc was 21.60% per year. The lowest was 11.90% per year. And the median was 13.30% 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.

John Wiley & Sons Inc's Dividend Payout Ratio for the fiscal year that ended in Apr. 2014 is calculated as

Dividend Payout Ratio=Dividends Per Share (A: Apr. 2014 )/Earnings per Share (A: Apr. 2014 )
=1/2.7
=0.37

John Wiley & Sons 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 )
=0.29/0.9
=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.

John Wiley & Sons Inc Annual Data

Apr05Apr06Apr07Apr08Apr09Apr10Apr11Apr12Apr13Apr14
payout 0.220.200.230.180.240.230.230.230.400.37

John Wiley & Sons Inc Quarterly Data

Jul12Oct12Jan13Apr13Jul13Oct13Jan14Apr14Jul14Oct14
payout 0.400.340.251.810.410.410.280.420.520.32
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