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BlackRock Inc (NYSE:BLK)
Dividends per Share
$9.37 (TTM As of Mar. 2017)

BlackRock Inc's dividends per share for the three months ended in Mar. 2017 was $2.50. Its dividends per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2017 was $9.37. Its Dividend Payout Ratio for the three months ended in Mar. 2017 was 0.48. As of today, BlackRock Inc's Dividend Yield is 2.20%.

Warning Sign:

BlackRock Inc stock dividend yield is close to 5-year low.

During the past 12 months, BlackRock Inc's average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 6.10% per year. During the past 3 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 10.90% per year. During the past 5 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 11.50% per year. During the past 10 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 17.60% 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 BlackRock Inc was 61.30% per year. The lowest was 0.00% per year. And the median was 13.80% 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.

BlackRock 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 )
=2.5/5.23
=0.48

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Payout Ratio of BlackRock Inc was 0.54. The lowest was 0.36. And the median was 0.44.

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

BlackRock Inc Recent Full-Year Dividend History

Amount Ex-date Record Date Pay Date Type Frequency Forex Rate
USD 2.5002017-06-012017-06-052017-06-23Cash DividendquarterlyUSD:USD 1.0000
USD 2.5002017-03-022017-03-062017-03-23Cash DividendquarterlyUSD:USD 1.0000
USD 2.2902016-12-082016-12-122016-12-23Cash DividendquarterlyUSD:USD 1.0000
USD 2.2902016-08-312016-09-022016-09-23Cash 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.

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

Dividend Yield=Most Recent Full Year Dividend/Current Share Price
=9.58/432.71
=2.21 %

Current Share Price is $432.71.
BlackRock Inc's Dividends Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Today is $9.58.

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Yield of BlackRock Inc was 3.47%. The lowest was 0.96%. And the median was 2.27%.

Warning Sign:

BlackRock Inc stock dividend yield is close to 5-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.

BlackRock Inc Annual Data

Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15Dec16
Dividends Per Share 2.683.123.124.005.506.006.727.728.729.16

BlackRock Inc Quarterly Data

Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16Sep16Dec16Mar17Jun17
Dividends Per Share 2.182.182.182.182.292.292.292.292.502.50
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