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GuruFocus has detected 8 Warning Signs with Apple Inc $AAPL.
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Apple Inc (NAS:AAPL)
Dividends per Share
$2.28 (TTM As of Mar. 2017)

Apple Inc's dividends per share for the three months ended in Mar. 2017 was $0.57. Its dividends per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2017 was $2.28. Its Dividend Payout Ratio for the three months ended in Mar. 2017 was 0.27. As of today, Apple Inc's Dividend Yield is 1.52%.

Warning Sign:

Apple Inc stock dividend yield is close to 3-year low.

During the past 12 months, Apple Inc's average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 9.60% per year. During the past 3 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 10.20% per year. Please click Growth Rate Calculation Example (GuruFocus) to see how GuruFocus calculates Wal-Mart Stores Inc (WMT)'s revenue growth rate. You can apply the same method to get the average dividends per share growth rate.

During the past 13 years, the highest 3-Year average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate of Apple Inc was 73.50% per year. The lowest was 0.00% per year. And the median was 0.00% per year.

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Definition

Dividends paid to per common share.


Explanation

1. Dividend payout ratio measures the percentage of the company’s earnings paid out as dividends.

Apple Inc's Dividend Payout Ratio for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2017 is calculated as

Dividend Payout Ratio=Dividends Per Share (Q: Mar. 2017 )/EPS without NRI (Q: Mar. 2017 )
=0.57/2.1
=0.27

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Payout Ratio of Apple Inc was 0.29. The lowest was 0.06. And the median was 0.26.

2. Dividend Yield measures how much a company pays out in dividends each year relative to its share price.

Apple Inc Recent Full-Year Dividend History

Amount Ex-date Record Date Pay Date Type Frequency Forex Rate
USD 0.6302017-05-112017-05-152017-05-18Cash DividendquarterlyUSD:USD 1.0000
USD 0.5702017-02-092017-02-132017-02-16Cash DividendquarterlyUSD:USD 1.0000
USD 0.5702016-11-032016-11-072016-11-10Cash DividendquarterlyUSD:USD 1.0000
USD 0.5702016-08-042016-08-082016-08-11Cash DividendquarterlyUSD:USD 1.0000

* GuruFocus converts dividend currency to local traded share price currency in order to calculate dividend yield. Please refer to the last column "Forex Rate" in the above table.

Apple Inc's Dividend Yield (%) for Today is calculated as

Dividend Yield=Most Recent Full Year Dividend/Current Share Price
=2.34/153.61
=1.52 %

Current Share Price is $153.61.
Apple Inc's Dividends Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Today is $2.34.

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Yield of Apple Inc was 2.78%. The lowest was 0.38%. And the median was 1.85%.

Warning Sign:

Apple Inc stock dividend yield is close to 3-year low.

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's currency.


Related Terms

Trailing Dividend Yield, Forward Dividend Yield, Dividend Payout Ratio, Earnings per Share, 3-Year Dividends Growth Rate, 5-Year Dividends Growth Rate, Growth Rate Calculation Example (GuruFocus)


Historical Data

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's currency.

Apple Inc Annual Data

Sep07Sep08Sep09Sep10Sep11Sep12Sep13Sep14Sep15Sep16
Dividends Per Share 0.000.000.000.000.000.381.631.811.982.18

Apple Inc Quarterly Data

Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16Sep16Dec16Mar17
Dividends Per Share 0.470.470.520.520.520.520.570.570.570.57
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