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Sunoco LP (NYSE:SUN)
Dividend Payout Ratio
1.39 (As of Sep. 2015)

Sunoco LP's dividend payout ratio for the three months ended in Sep. 2015 was 1.39.

Warning Sign:

If a company dividend payout ratio is too high, its dividend may not be sustainable. The dividend payout of Sunoco LP is 1.386, which seems too high.

SUN' s Dividend Payout Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.07   Max: 4.26
Current: 1.55

0.07
4.26

During the past 6 years, the highest Dividend Payout Ratio of Sunoco LP was 4.26. The lowest was 0.07. And the median was 1.10.

SUN's Dividend Payout Ratio is ranked lower than
89% of the 118 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.07 vs. SUN: 1.55 )

As of Today, the Trailing Annual Dividend Yield of Sunoco LP is 8.04%.

Good Sign:

Sunoco LP stock dividend yield is close to 5-year high.

During the past 6 years, the highest Trailing Annual Dividend Yield of Sunoco LP was 8.03%. The lowest was 0.10%. And the median was 3.26%.

Sunoco LP's Dividends Per Share for the three months ended in Sep. 2015 was $0.69.

During the past 12 months, Sunoco LP's average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 1.50% 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.

Sunoco LP's Dividend Payout Ratio for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2014 is calculated as

Dividend Payout Ratio=Dividends Per Share (A: Dec. 2014 )/EPS without NRI (A: Dec. 2014 )
=0/0
=N/A

Sunoco LP's Dividend Payout Ratio for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2015 is calculated as

Dividend Payout Ratio=Dividends Per Share (Q: Sep. 2015 )/EPS without NRI (Q: Sep. 2015 )
=0.693/0.5
=1.39

* 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

EPS without NRI, 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.

Sunoco LP Annual Data

Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15
payout 0.000.000.000.000.000.000.071.660.001.55

Sunoco LP Quarterly Data

Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15
payout 1.001.034.261.051.170.001.360.741.391.86
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