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Shire PLC (NAS:SHPG)
Dividend Payout Ratio
0.00 (As of Dec. 2013)

Shire PLC's dividend payout ratio for the three months ended in Dec. 2013 was 0.00.

SHPG' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Ratio Range
Min: 0.04   Max: 0.3
Current: 0.07

0.04
0.3

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Payout Ratio of Shire PLC was 0.30. The lowest was 0.04. And the median was 0.11.

SHPG's Dividend Payout Ratiois ranked higher than
96% of the 140 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 0.31 vs. SHPG: 0.07 )

As of Today, the Dividend Yield of Shire PLC is 0.40%.

Warning Sign:

Shire PLC stock dividend yield is close to 5-year low.

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Yield of Shire PLC was 0.88%. The lowest was 0.18%. And the median was 0.46%.

Shire PLC's Dividends Per Share for the three months ended in Dec. 2013 was $0.00.

During the past 12 months, Shire PLC's average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 14.80% per year. During the past 3 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 15.20% per year. During the past 5 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 15.50% per year. During the past 10 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 21.80% per year.

During the past 13 years, the highest 3-Year average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate of Shire PLC was 59.20% 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.

Shire PLC's Dividend Payout Ratio for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2013 is calculated as

Dividend Payout Ratio=Dividends Per Share (A: Dec. 2013 )/Earnings per Share (A: Dec. 2013 )
=0.528/3.525
=0.15

Shire PLC's Dividend Payout Ratio for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2013 is calculated as

Dividend Payout Ratio=Dividends Per Share (Q: Dec. 2013 )/Earnings per Share (Q: Dec. 2013 )
=0/0.321
=0.00

* 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.

Shire PLC Annual Data

Dec04Dec05Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13
payout 0.040.000.120.000.300.110.110.090.120.15

Shire PLC Quarterly Data

Sep11Dec11Mar12Jun12Sep12Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13
payout 0.070.000.300.000.070.001.250.000.060.00
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