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Qualcomm Inc (NAS:QCOM)
Dividend Payout Ratio
0.32 (As of Jun. 2014)

Qualcomm Inc's dividend payout ratio for the three months ended in Jun. 2014 was 0.32.

QCOM' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Ratio Range
Min: 0.12   Max: 0.8
Current: 0.35

0.12
0.8

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Payout Ratio of Qualcomm Inc was 0.80. The lowest was 0.12. And the median was 0.31.

QCOM's Dividend Payout Ratiois ranked higher than
86% of the 696 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. QCOM: 0.35 )

As of Today, the Trailing Annual Dividend Yield of Qualcomm Inc is 2.04%.

Good Sign:

Qualcomm Inc stock dividend yield is close to 10-year high.

During the past 13 years, the highest Trailing Annual Dividend Yield of Qualcomm Inc was 2.16%. The lowest was 0.35%. And the median was 1.41%.

Qualcomm Inc's Dividends Per Share for the three months ended in Jun. 2014 was $0.42.

During the past 12 months, Qualcomm Inc's average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 33.60% per year. During the past 3 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 18.60% per year. During the past 5 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 18.10% per year. During the past 10 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 19.80% per year.

During the past 13 years, the highest 3-Year average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate of Qualcomm Inc was 70.30% 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.

Qualcomm Inc'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 )
=1.2/3.91
=0.31

Qualcomm Inc's Dividend Payout Ratio for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2014 is calculated as

Dividend Payout Ratio=Dividends Per Share (Q: Jun. 2014 )/Earnings per Share (Q: Jun. 2014 )
=0.42/1.31
=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.

Qualcomm Inc Annual Data

Sep04Sep05Sep06Sep07Sep08Sep09Sep10Sep11Sep12Sep13
payout 0.180.250.290.270.320.700.370.320.330.31

Qualcomm Inc Quarterly Data

Mar12Jun12Sep12Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14
payout 0.340.360.340.230.240.390.410.320.310.32
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