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MeadWestvaco Corp's dividend payout ratio for the three months ended in Mar. 2015 was 1.32.
If a company dividend payout ratio is too high, its dividend may not be sustainable. The dividend payout of MeadWestvaco Corp is 1.27, which seems too high.
During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Payout Ratio of MeadWestvaco Corp was 11.50. The lowest was 0.07. And the median was 0.66.
As of Today, the Trailing Annual Dividend Yield of MeadWestvaco Corp is 2.07%.
During the past 13 years, the highest Trailing Annual Dividend Yield of MeadWestvaco Corp was 13.16%. The lowest was 1.82%. And the median was 3.57%.
MeadWestvaco Corp's Dividends Per Share for the three months ended in Mar. 2015 was $0.25.
During the past 5 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 1.70% per year. During the past 10 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 1.10% per year.
During the past 13 years, the highest 3-Year average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate of MeadWestvaco Corp was 4.60% 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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Dividend payout ratio measures the percentage of the companys earnings paid out as dividends.
MeadWestvaco Corp's Dividend Payout Ratio for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2014 is calculated as
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MeadWestvaco Corp's Dividend Payout Ratio for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2015 is calculated as
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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.
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