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As of Today, the Dividend Yield of M D C Holdings Inc is 1.80%.
During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Yield of M D C Holdings Inc was 6.04%. The lowest was 0.52%. And the median was 2.44%.
M D C Holdings Inc's Dividend Payout Ratio for the three months ended in Mar. 2014 was 1.09.
If a company dividend payout ratio is too high, its dividend may not be sustainable. The dividend payout of M D C Holdings Inc is 1.07, which seems too high.
During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Payout Ratio of M D C Holdings Inc was 6.25. The lowest was 0.03. And the median was 0.07.
M D C Holdings Inc's Dividends Per Share for the three months ended in Mar. 2014 was $0.25.
During the past 12 months, M D C Holdings Inc's average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was -66.70% per year. During the past 3 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was -100.00% per year.
During the past 13 years, the highest 3-Year average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate of M D C Holdings Inc was 56.80% per year. The lowest was -100.00% per year. And the median was 20.95% 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.
M D C Holdings Inc Recent Full-Year Dividend History
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M D C Holdings Inc's Dividend Yield (%) for Today is calculated as
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Current Share Price is $27.66.
M D C Holdings Inc's Dividends Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Today is $0.5.
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.