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Viacom Inc (NAS:VIA)
Dividend Payout Ratio
0.53 (As of Mar. 2016)

Viacom Inc's dividend payout ratio for the three months ended in Mar. 2016 was 0.53.

VIA' s Dividend Payout Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.15   Max: 0.53
Current: 0.29

0.15
0.53

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Payout Ratio of Viacom Inc was 0.53. The lowest was 0.15. And the median was 0.24.

VIA's Dividend Payout Ratio is ranked higher than
86% of the 190 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.37 vs. VIA: 0.29 )

As of Today, the Trailing Annual Dividend Yield of Viacom Inc is 3.22%.

During the past 13 years, the highest Trailing Annual Dividend Yield of Viacom Inc was 4.18%. The lowest was 0.38%. And the median was 1.68%.

Viacom Inc's Dividends Per Share for the three months ended in Mar. 2016 was $0.40.

During the past 12 months, Viacom Inc's average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 21.20% per year. During the past 3 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 11.60% per year. During the past 5 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 30.70% per year.

During the past 13 years, the highest 3-Year average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate of Viacom Inc was 56.50% 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.

Viacom Inc's Dividend Payout Ratio for the fiscal year that ended in Sep. 2015 is calculated as

Dividend Payout Ratio=Dividends Per Share (A: Sep. 2015 )/EPS without NRI (A: Sep. 2015 )
=1.46/4.73
=0.31

Viacom Inc's Dividend Payout Ratio for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2016 is calculated as

Dividend Payout Ratio=Dividends Per Share (Q: Mar. 2016 )/EPS without NRI (Q: Mar. 2016 )
=0.4/0.76
=0.53

* 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.

Viacom Inc Annual Data

Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Sep10Sep11Sep12Sep13Sep14Sep15
payout 0.000.000.000.000.100.220.240.240.230.31

Viacom Inc Quarterly Data

Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16
payout 0.250.270.240.190.280.000.270.180.350.53
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