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GuruFocus has detected 5 Warning Signs with Big Lots Inc $BIG.
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Big Lots Inc (NYSE:BIG)
Dividends per Share
$0.84 (TTM As of Jan. 2017)

Big Lots Inc's dividends per share for the three months ended in Jan. 2017 was $0.21. Its dividends per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jan. 2017 was $0.84. Its Dividend Payout Ratio for the three months ended in Jan. 2017 was 0.11. As of today, Big Lots Inc's Dividend Yield is 1.77%.

Good Sign:

Big Lots Inc stock dividend yield is close to 1-year high.

During the past 12 months, Big Lots Inc's average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 10.50% 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 Big Lots Inc was -100.00% 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.

Big Lots Inc's Dividend Payout Ratio for the quarter that ended in Jan. 2017 is calculated as

Dividend Payout Ratio=Dividends Per Share (Q: Jan. 2017 )/EPS without NRI (Q: Jan. 2017 )
=0.21/1.96
=0.11

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Payout Ratio of Big Lots Inc was 0.27. The lowest was 0.21. And the median was 0.25.

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

Big Lots Inc Recent Full-Year Dividend History

Amount Ex-date Record Date Pay Date Type Frequency Forex Rate
USD 0.2502017-03-152017-03-172017-03-31Cash DividendquarterlyUSD:USD 1.0000
USD 0.2102016-12-142016-12-162016-12-30Cash DividendquarterlyUSD:USD 1.0000
USD 0.2102016-09-072016-09-092016-09-23Cash DividendquarterlyUSD:USD 1.0000
USD 0.2102016-06-082016-06-102016-06-24Cash 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.

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

Dividend Yield=Most Recent Full Year Dividend/Current Share Price
=0.88/49.79
=1.77 %

Current Share Price is $49.79.
Big Lots Inc's Dividends Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Today is $0.88.

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Yield of Big Lots Inc was 2.11%. The lowest was 0.36%. And the median was 1.58%.

Good Sign:

Big Lots Inc stock dividend yield is close to 1-year high.

* 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.

Big Lots Inc Annual Data

Jan08Jan09Jan10Jan11Jan12Jan13Jan14Jan15Jan16Jan17
Dividends Per Share 0.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.510.760.84

Big Lots Inc Quarterly Data

Oct14Jan15Apr15Jul15Oct15Jan16Apr16Jul16Oct16Jan17
Dividends Per Share 0.170.170.190.190.190.190.210.210.210.21
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