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BHP Billiton Ltd  (NYSE:BHP) Dividends per Share: $1.08 (TTM As of Jun. 2017)

BHP Billiton Ltd's dividends per share for the six months ended in Jun. 2017 was $0.80. Its dividends per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jun. 2017 was $1.08. Its Dividend Payout Ratio for the six months ended in Jun. 2017 was 0.79. As of today, BHP Billiton Ltd's Dividend Yield % is 3.88%.

Warning Sign:

If a company dividend payout ratio is too high, its dividend may not be sustainable. The dividend payout ratio of BHP Billiton Ltd is 0.71, which seems too high.

During the past 12 months, BHP Billiton Ltd's average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was -31.40% per year. During the past 3 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was -16.30% per year. During the past 5 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was -6.30% per year. During the past 10 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 6.10% 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 BHP Billiton Ltd was 48.50% per year. The lowest was -25.20% per year. And the median was 8.50% per year.

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Historical Data

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

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BHP Billiton Ltd Annual Data

Jun08 Jun09 Jun10 Jun11 Jun12 Jun13 Jun14 Jun15 Jun16 Jun17
Dividends per Share Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 2.28 2.36 2.48 1.56 1.08

BHP Billiton Ltd Semi-Annual Data

Dec07 Jun08 Dec08 Jun09 Dec09 Jun10 Dec10 Jun11 Dec11 Jun12 Dec12 Jun13 Dec13 Jun14 Dec14 Jun15 Dec15 Jun16 Dec16 Jun17
Dividends per Share Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 1.24 1.24 0.32 0.28 0.80

Calculation

Dividends paid to per common share.


Explanation

1. Dividend Payout Ratio measures the percentage of the company's earnings paid out as dividends.

BHP Billiton Ltd's Dividend Payout Ratio for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2017 is calculated as

Dividend Payout Ratio=Dividends per Share (Q: Jun. 2017 )/ EPS without NRI (Q: Jun. 2017 )
=0.8/ 1.01
=0.79

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Payout Ratio of BHP Billiton Ltd was 2.71. The lowest was 0.30. And the median was 0.65.

Warning Sign:

If a company dividend payout ratio is too high, its dividend may not be sustainable. The dividend payout ratio of BHP Billiton Ltd is 0.71, which seems too high.

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

BHP Billiton Ltd Recent Full-Year Dividend History

Amount Ex-date Record Date Pay Date Type Frequency Forex Rate
Cash Dividend:

BHP Billiton Ltd's Dividend Yield (%) for Today is calculated as

Dividend Yield %=Most Recent Full Year Dividend/Current Share Price
=1.66/42.83
=3.88 %

Current Share Price is $42.83.
BHP Billiton Ltd's Dividends per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Today is $1.66.

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Yield of BHP Billiton Ltd was 15.20%. The lowest was 1.45%. And the median was 4.26%.

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


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