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Amgen Inc (NAS:AMGN)
Dividends per Share
$4.15 (TTM As of Mar. 2017)

Amgen Inc's dividends per share for the three months ended in Mar. 2017 was $1.15. Its dividends per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2017 was $4.15. Its Dividend Payout Ratio for the three months ended in Mar. 2017 was 0.41. As of today, Amgen Inc's Dividend Yield is 2.49%.

During the past 12 months, Amgen Inc's average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 23.10% per year. During the past 3 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 28.60% per year. During the past 5 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 42.70% 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 Amgen Inc was 63.30% 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.

Amgen 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 )
=1.15/2.79
=0.41

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Payout Ratio of Amgen Inc was 0.39. The lowest was 0.14. And the median was 0.32.

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

Amgen Inc Recent Full-Year Dividend History

Amount Ex-date Record Date Pay Date Type Frequency Forex Rate
USD 1.1502017-05-152017-05-172017-06-08Cash DividendquarterlyUSD:USD 1.0000
USD 1.1502017-02-132017-02-152017-03-08Cash DividendquarterlyUSD:USD 1.0000
USD 1.0002016-11-142016-11-162016-12-08Cash DividendquarterlyUSD:USD 1.0000
USD 1.0002016-08-152016-08-172016-09-08Cash 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.

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

Dividend Yield=Most Recent Full Year Dividend/Current Share Price
=4.3/172.50
=2.49 %

Current Share Price is $172.50.
Amgen Inc's Dividends Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Today is $4.3.

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Yield of Amgen Inc was 2.80%. The lowest was 0.48%. And the median was 1.67%.

* 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.

Amgen Inc Annual Data

Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15Dec16
Dividends Per Share 0.000.000.000.000.561.441.882.443.164.00

Amgen Inc Quarterly Data

Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16Sep16Dec16Mar17
Dividends Per Share 0.610.790.790.790.791.001.001.001.001.15
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