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As of Today, the Trailing Annual Dividend Yield of Brown-Forman Corp is 1.34%.
During the past 13 years, the highestTrailing Annual Dividend Yield of Brown-Forman Corp was 2.83%. The lowest was 1.15%. And the median was 1.68%.
Brown-Forman Corp's Dividend Payout Ratio for the three months ended in Oct. 2014 was 0.30.
During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Payout Ratio of Brown-Forman Corp was 2.47. The lowest was 0.21. And the median was 0.39.
Brown-Forman Corp's Dividends Per Share for the three months ended in Oct. 2014 was $0.29.
During the past 12 months, Brown-Forman Corp's average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 13.70% per year. During the past 3 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 9.60% per year. During the past 5 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 11.00% per year. During the past 10 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 9.60% per year.
During the past 13 years, the highest 3-Year average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate of Brown-Forman Corp was 67.10% per year. The lowest was -33.60% per year. And the median was 10.00% per year.
The growth rate is calculated with least square regression.
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Dividend Yield measures how much a company pays out in dividends each year relative to its share price.
Brown-Forman Corp Recent Full-Year Dividend History
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Brown-Forman Corp's Trailing Annual Dividend Yield (%) for Today is calculated as
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Current Share Price is $88.12.
Brown-Forman Corp's Dividends Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Today is $1.185.
Over the long term, the return from dividends has been a significant contributor to the total returns produced by equity securities. Studies by Elroy Dimson, Paul Marsh, and Mike Staunton of Princeton University (2002) found that a market-oriented portfolio, which included reinvested dividends, would have generated nearly 85 times the wealth generated by the same portfolio relying solely on capital gains.
Dividends may also qualify a lower tax rate for investors.
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.