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As of Today, the Trailing Annual Dividend Yield of PennantPark Floating Rate Capital is 7.76%.
During the past 4 years, the highestTrailing Annual Dividend Yield of PennantPark Floating Rate Capital was 8.11%. The lowest was 6.64%. And the median was 7.60%.
PennantPark Floating Rate Capital's Dividend Payout Ratio for the three months ended in Dec. 2014 was 9.00.
If a company dividend payout ratio is too high, its dividend may not be sustainable. The dividend payout of PennantPark Floating Rate Capital is 9.16, which seems too high.
During the past 4 years, the highest Dividend Payout Ratio of PennantPark Floating Rate Capital was 9.00. The lowest was 0.34. And the median was 0.68.
PennantPark Floating Rate Capital's Dividends Per Share for the three months ended in Dec. 2014 was $0.27.
During the past 12 months, PennantPark Floating Rate Capital's average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 4.90% per year.
The growth rate is calculated with least square regression.
For more information regarding to dividend, please check our Dividend Page.
Dividend Yield measures how much a company pays out in dividends each year relative to its share price.
PennantPark Floating Rate Capital Recent Full-Year Dividend History
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PennantPark Floating Rate Capital's Trailing Annual Dividend Yield (%) for Today is calculated as
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Current Share Price is $13.98.
PennantPark Floating Rate Capital's Dividends Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Today is $1.085.
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.