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Brocade Communications Systems Inc  (NAS:BRCD) Dividends per Share: \$0.22 (TTM As of Jul. 2017)

Brocade Communications Systems Inc's dividends per share for the three months ended in Jul. 2017 was \$0.06. Its dividends per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jul. 2017 was \$0.22. Its Dividend Payout Ratio for the three months ended in Jul. 2017 was 0.00. As of today, Brocade Communications Systems Inc's Dividend Yield % is 1.85%.

Warning Sign:

If a company dividend payout ratio is too high, its dividend may not be sustainable. The dividend payout ratio of Brocade Communications Systems Inc is 3.14, which seems too high.

During the past 12 months, Brocade Communications Systems Inc's average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 15.80% 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.

Historical Data

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

Brocade Communications Systems Inc Annual Data

 Oct07 Oct08 Oct09 Oct10 Oct11 Oct12 Oct13 Oct14 Oct15 Oct16 Dividends per Share 0.00 0.00 0.07 0.16 0.20

Brocade Communications Systems Inc Quarterly Data

 Oct12 Jan13 Apr13 Jul13 Oct13 Jan14 Apr14 Jul14 Oct14 Jan15 Apr15 Jul15 Oct15 Jan16 Apr16 Jul16 Oct16 Jan17 Apr17 Jul17 Dividends per Share 0.06 0.06 0.06 0.06 0.06

Calculation

Dividends paid to per common share.

Explanation

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

Brocade Communications Systems Inc's Dividend Payout Ratio for the quarter that ended in Jul. 2017 is calculated as

 Dividend Payout Ratio = Dividends per Share (Q: Jul. 2017 ) / EPS without NRI (Q: Jul. 2017 ) = 0.055 / -0.05 = N/A

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Payout Ratio of Brocade Communications Systems Inc was 3.14. The lowest was 0.13. And the median was 0.20.

Warning Sign:

If a company dividend payout ratio is too high, its dividend may not be sustainable. The dividend payout ratio of Brocade Communications Systems Inc is 3.14, which seems too high.

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

Brocade Communications Systems Inc Recent Full-Year Dividend History

Amount Ex-date Record Date Pay Date Type Frequency Forex Rate
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Brocade Communications Systems Inc's Dividend Yield (%) for Today is calculated as

 Dividend Yield % = Most Recent Full Year Dividend / Current Share Price = 0.22 / 11.90 = 1.85 %

Current Share Price is \$11.90.
Brocade Communications Systems Inc's Dividends per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Today is \$0.22.

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Yield of Brocade Communications Systems Inc was 2.30%. The lowest was 0.32%. And the median was 1.68%.

* 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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