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Western Digital Corp (NAS:WDC)
Dividend Payout Ratio
0.19 (As of Mar. 2014)

Western Digital Corp's dividend payout ratio for the three months ended in Mar. 2014 was 0.19.

WDC' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Ratio Range
Min: 0.12   Max: 0.19
Current: 0.26

0.12
0.19

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Payout Ratio of Western Digital Corp was 0.19. The lowest was 0.12. And the median was 0.16.

WDC's Dividend Payout Ratiois ranked higher than
92% of the 2657 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. WDC: 0.26 )

As of Today, the Dividend Yield of Western Digital Corp is 1.24%.

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Yield of Western Digital Corp was 1.66%. The lowest was 0.60%. And the median was 1.26%.

Western Digital Corp's Dividends Per Share for the three months ended in Mar. 2014 was $0.30.

During the past 12 months, Western Digital Corp's average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 46.70% 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.

Western Digital Corp's Dividend Payout Ratio for the fiscal year that ended in Jun. 2013 is calculated as

Dividend Payout Ratio=Dividends Per Share (A: Jun. 2013 )/Earnings per Share (A: Jun. 2013 )
=1/3.98
=0.25

Western Digital Corp's Dividend Payout Ratio for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2014 is calculated as

Dividend Payout Ratio=Dividends Per Share (Q: Mar. 2014 )/Earnings per Share (Q: Mar. 2014 )
=0.3/1.55
=0.19

* 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.

Western Digital Corp Annual Data

Jun04Jun05Jun06Jun07Jun08Jun09Jun10Jun11Jun12Jun13
payout 0.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.25

Western Digital Corp Quarterly Data

Dec11Mar12Jun12Sep12Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14
payout 0.000.000.000.120.180.160.000.120.170.19
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