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Mead Johnson Nutrition Co (NYSE:MJN)
Dividend Payout Ratio
0.52 (As of Jun. 2015)

Mead Johnson Nutrition Co's dividend payout ratio for the three months ended in Jun. 2015 was 0.52.

MJN' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Ratio Range
Min: 0.3   Max: 0.64
Current: 0.45

0.3
0.64

During the past 12 years, the highest Dividend Payout Ratio of Mead Johnson Nutrition Co was 0.64. The lowest was 0.30. And the median was 0.41.

MJN's Dividend Payout Ratiois ranked lower than
54% of the 965 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 0.40 vs. MJN: 0.45 )

As of Today, the Trailing Annual Dividend Yield of Mead Johnson Nutrition Co is 2.01%.

Good Sign:

Mead Johnson Nutrition Co stock dividend yield is close to 10-year high.

During the past 12 years, the highest Trailing Annual Dividend Yield of Mead Johnson Nutrition Co was 2.01%. The lowest was 0.50%. And the median was 1.53%.

Mead Johnson Nutrition Co's Dividends Per Share for the three months ended in Jun. 2015 was $0.41.

During the past 12 months, Mead Johnson Nutrition Co'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 13.00% per year. During the past 5 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 18.60% per year.

During the past 12 years, the highest 3-Year average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate of Mead Johnson Nutrition Co was 26.00% 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.

Mead Johnson Nutrition Co's Dividend Payout Ratio for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2014 is calculated as

Dividend Payout Ratio=Dividends Per Share (A: Dec. 2014 )/Earnings per Share (A: Dec. 2014 )
=1.5/3.54
=0.42

Mead Johnson Nutrition Co's Dividend Payout Ratio for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2015 is calculated as

Dividend Payout Ratio=Dividends Per Share (Q: Jun. 2015 )/Earnings per Share (Q: Jun. 2015 )
=0.413/0.8
=0.52

* 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.

Mead Johnson Nutrition Co Annual Data

Dec05Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14
payout 0.000.000.000.000.300.410.420.410.410.42

Mead Johnson Nutrition Co Quarterly Data

Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15
payout 0.370.410.410.450.380.450.410.480.410.52
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