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PennantPark Floating Rate Capital (NAS:PFLT)
Dividend Payout Ratio
0.55 (As of Mar. 2014)

PennantPark Floating Rate Capital's dividend payout ratio for the three months ended in Mar. 2014 was 0.55.

PFLT' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Ratio Range
Min: 0.34   Max: 3.92
Current: 0.71

0.34
3.92

During the past 3 years, the highest Dividend Payout Ratio of PennantPark Floating Rate Capital was 3.92. The lowest was 0.34. And the median was 0.61.

PFLT's Dividend Payout Ratiois ranked higher than
83% of the 1483 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. PFLT: 0.71 )

As of Today, the Dividend Yield of PennantPark Floating Rate Capital is 7.70%.

During the past 3 years, the highest Dividend Yield of PennantPark Floating Rate Capital was 7.83%. The lowest was 6.64%. And the median was 7.41%.

PennantPark Floating Rate Capital's Dividends Per Share for the three months ended in Mar. 2014 was $0.27.

During the past 12 months, PennantPark Floating Rate Capital's average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 8.80% 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.

PennantPark Floating Rate Capital's Dividend Payout Ratio for the fiscal year that ended in Sep. 2013 is calculated as

Dividend Payout Ratio=Dividends Per Share (A: Sep. 2013 )/Earnings per Share (A: Sep. 2013 )
=1.028/1.25
=0.82

PennantPark Floating Rate Capital's Dividend Payout Ratio for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2014 is calculated as

Dividend Payout Ratio=Dividends Per Share (Q: Mar. 2014 )/Earnings per Share (Q: Mar. 2014 )
=0.27/0.49
=0.55

* 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.

PennantPark Floating Rate Capital Annual Data

Sep11Sep12Sep13
payout 0.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.520.82

PennantPark Floating Rate Capital Quarterly Data

Dec11Mar12Jun12Sep12Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14
payout 0.470.343.920.420.950.571.750.680.650.55
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