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Valspar Corp (NYSE:VAL)
Dividend Payout Ratio
0.23 (As of Jul. 2014)

Valspar Corp's dividend payout ratio for the three months ended in Jul. 2014 was 0.23.

VAL' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Ratio Range
Min: 0.19   Max: 2.72
Current: 0.29

0.19
2.72

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Payout Ratio of Valspar Corp was 2.72. The lowest was 0.19. And the median was 0.26.

VAL's Dividend Payout Ratiois ranked higher than
76% of the 1065 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.51 vs. VAL: 0.29 )

As of Today, the Trailing Annual Dividend Yield of Valspar Corp is 1.30%.

During the past 13 years, the highest Trailing Annual Dividend Yield of Valspar Corp was 3.67%. The lowest was 1.17%. And the median was 1.65%.

Valspar Corp's Dividends Per Share for the three months ended in Jul. 2014 was $0.26.

During the past 12 months, Valspar Corp's average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 13.50% per year. During the past 3 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 12.90% per year. During the past 5 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 11.40% per year. During the past 10 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 10.50% per year.

During the past 13 years, the highest 3-Year average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate of Valspar Corp was 13.60% per year. The lowest was 4.90% per year. And the median was 11.50% 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.

Valspar Corp's Dividend Payout Ratio for the fiscal year that ended in Oct. 2013 is calculated as

Dividend Payout Ratio=Dividends Per Share (A: Oct. 2013 )/Earnings per Share (A: Oct. 2013 )
=0.92/3.2
=0.29

Valspar Corp's Dividend Payout Ratio for the quarter that ended in Jul. 2014 is calculated as

Dividend Payout Ratio=Dividends Per Share (Q: Jul. 2014 )/Earnings per Share (Q: Jul. 2014 )
=0.26/1.14
=0.23

* 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.

Valspar Corp Annual Data

Oct04Oct05Oct06Oct07Oct08Oct09Oct10Oct11Oct12Oct13
payout 0.270.280.260.350.410.400.290.000.260.29

Valspar Corp Quarterly Data

Apr12Jul12Oct12Jan13Apr13Jul13Oct13Jan14Apr14Jul14
payout 0.250.220.250.380.270.220.320.430.260.23
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