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Calamos Asset Management Inc (NAS:CLMS)
Dividends per Share
$0.60 (TTM As of Sep. 2016)

Calamos Asset Management Inc's dividends per share for the three months ended in Sep. 2016 was $0.15. Its dividends per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2016 was $0.60. Its Dividend Payout Ratio for the three months ended in Sep. 2016 was 2.14. As of today, Calamos Asset Management Inc's Dividend Yield is 7.25%.

Warning Sign:

If a company dividend payout ratio is too high, its dividend may not be sustainable. The dividend payout ratio of Calamos Asset Management Inc is 13.63, which seems too high.

Warning Sign:

Calamos Asset Management Inc stock dividend yield is close to 1-year low.

During the past 3 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 13.50% per year. During the past 5 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 14.60% per year. During the past 10 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 6.20% 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 Calamos Asset Management Inc was 23.10% per year. The lowest was 0.00% per year. And the median was -6.20% 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.

Calamos Asset Management Inc's Dividend Payout Ratio for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2016 is calculated as

Dividend Payout Ratio=Dividends Per Share (Q: Sep. 2016 )/EPS without NRI (Q: Sep. 2016 )
=0.15/0.07
=2.14

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Payout Ratio of Calamos Asset Management Inc was 13.63. The lowest was 0.25. And the median was 0.47.

Warning Sign:

If a company dividend payout ratio is too high, its dividend may not be sustainable. The dividend payout ratio of Calamos Asset Management Inc is 13.63, which seems too high.

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

Calamos Asset Management Inc Recent Full-Year Dividend History

Amount Ex-date Record Date Pay Date Type Frequency Forex Rate
USD 0.1502016-11-042016-11-082016-11-21Cash DividendquarterlyUSD:USD 1.0000
USD 0.1502016-08-052016-08-092016-08-23Cash 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.

Calamos Asset Management Inc's Dividend Yield (%) for Today is calculated as

Dividend Yield=Most Recent Full Year Dividend/Current Share Price
=0.3/8.28
=3.62 %

Current Share Price is $8.28.
Calamos Asset Management Inc's Dividends Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Today is $0.3.

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Yield of Calamos Asset Management Inc was 16.60%. The lowest was 0.97%. And the median was 3.31%.

Warning Sign:

Calamos Asset Management Inc stock dividend yield is close to 1-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.

Calamos Asset Management Inc Annual Data

Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15
Dividends Per Share 0.360.440.390.220.300.380.410.500.550.60

Calamos Asset Management Inc Quarterly Data

Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16Sep16
Dividends Per Share 0.130.150.150.150.150.150.150.150.150.15
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