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McCormick & Company Inc (NYSE:MKC)
Dividend Payout Ratio
0.58 (As of May. 2014)

McCormick & Company Inc's dividend payout ratio for the three months ended in May. 2014 was 0.58.

MKC' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Ratio Range
Min: 0.2   Max: 1.64
Current: 0.5

0.2
1.64

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Payout Ratio of McCormick & Company Inc was 1.64. The lowest was 0.20. And the median was 0.46.

MKC's Dividend Payout Ratiois ranked higher than
83% of the 1582 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. MKC: 0.50 )

As of Today, the Dividend Yield of McCormick & Company Inc is 2.20%.

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Yield of McCormick & Company Inc was 3.14%. The lowest was 1.42%. And the median was 2.04%.

McCormick & Company Inc's Dividends Per Share for the three months ended in May. 2014 was $0.37.

During the past 12 months, McCormick & Company Inc's average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 9.20% per year. During the past 3 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 9.40% per year. During the past 5 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 9.10% per year. During the past 10 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 10.00% per year.

During the past 13 years, the highest 3-Year average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate of McCormick & Company Inc was 40.90% per year. The lowest was 0.00% per year. And the median was 8.65% 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.

McCormick & Company Inc's Dividend Payout Ratio for the fiscal year that ended in Nov. 2013 is calculated as

Dividend Payout Ratio=Dividends Per Share (A: Nov. 2013 )/Earnings per Share (A: Nov. 2013 )
=1.36/2.91
=0.47

McCormick & Company 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 )
=0.37/0.64
=0.58

* 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.

McCormick & Company Inc Annual Data

Nov04Nov05Nov06Nov07Nov08Nov09Nov10Nov11Nov12Nov13
payout 0.370.410.480.460.450.420.380.400.410.47

McCormick & Company Inc Quarterly Data

Feb12May12Aug12Nov12Feb13May13Aug13Nov13Feb14May14
payout 0.560.520.400.290.600.580.440.360.600.58
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