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Steelcase Inc (NYSE:SCS)
Dividend Payout Ratio
0.44 (As of Aug. 2014)

Steelcase Inc's dividend payout ratio for the three months ended in Aug. 2014 was 0.44.

SCS' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Ratio Range
Min: 0.24   Max: 7.5
Current: 0.52

0.24
7.5

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Payout Ratio of Steelcase Inc was 7.50. The lowest was 0.24. And the median was 0.60.

SCS's Dividend Payout Ratiois ranked higher than
65% of the 2168 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.59 vs. SCS: 0.52 )

As of Today, the Trailing Annual Dividend Yield of Steelcase Inc is 2.30%.

Warning Sign:

Steelcase Inc stock dividend yield is close to 3-year low.

During the past 13 years, the highest Trailing Annual Dividend Yield of Steelcase Inc was 13.89%. The lowest was 1.37%. And the median was 2.50%.

Steelcase Inc's Dividends Per Share for the three months ended in Aug. 2014 was $0.11.

During the past 12 months, Steelcase Inc's average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 7.90% per year. During the past 3 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 35.70% per year. During the past 5 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 24.60% per year. During the past 10 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was -1.70% per year.

During the past 13 years, the highest 3-Year average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate of Steelcase Inc was 35.70% per year. The lowest was 0.00% per year. And the median was -14.90% 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.

Steelcase Inc's Dividend Payout Ratio for the fiscal year that ended in Feb. 2014 is calculated as

Dividend Payout Ratio=Dividends Per Share (A: Feb. 2014 )/Earnings per Share (A: Feb. 2014 )
=0.4/0.69
=0.58

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

Dividend Payout Ratio=Dividends Per Share (Q: Aug. 2014 )/Earnings per Share (Q: Aug. 2014 )
=0.105/0.24
=0.44

* 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.

Steelcase Inc Annual Data

Feb05Feb06Feb07Feb08Feb09Feb10Feb11Feb12Feb13Feb14
payout 2.671.000.630.650.000.001.070.561.200.58

Steelcase Inc Quarterly Data

May12Aug12Nov12Feb13May13Aug13Nov13Feb14May14Aug14
payout 0.900.390.500.001.000.460.560.520.620.44
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