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Sonic Corp  (NAS:SONC) Dividends per Share: \$0.53 (TTM As of May. 2017)

Sonic Corp's dividends per share for the three months ended in May. 2017 was \$0.14. Its dividends per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in May. 2017 was \$0.53. Its Dividend Payout Ratio for the three months ended in May. 2017 was 0.32. As of today, Sonic Corp's Dividend Yield % is 2.28%.

Good Sign:

Sonic Corp stock dividend yield is close to 3-year high.

During the past 12 months, Sonic Corp's average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 26.20% 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.

Historical Data

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

Sonic Corp Annual Data

 Aug07 Aug08 Aug09 Aug10 Aug11 Aug12 Aug13 Aug14 Aug15 Aug16 Dividends per Share 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.36 0.44

Sonic Corp Quarterly Data

 Aug12 Nov12 Feb13 May13 Aug13 Nov13 Feb14 May14 Aug14 Nov14 Feb15 May15 Aug15 Nov15 Feb16 May16 Aug16 Nov16 Feb17 May17 Dividends per Share 0.11 0.11 0.14 0.14 0.14

Calculation

Dividends paid to per common share.

Explanation

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

Sonic Corp's Dividend Payout Ratio for the quarter that ended in May. 2017 is calculated as

 Dividend Payout Ratio = Dividends per Share (Q: May. 2017 ) / EPS without NRI (Q: May. 2017 ) = 0.14 / 0.44 = 0.32

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Payout Ratio of Sonic Corp was 0.36. The lowest was 0.30. And the median was 0.32.

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

Sonic Corp Recent Full-Year Dividend History

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

Sonic Corp's Dividend Yield (%) for Today is calculated as

 Dividend Yield % = Most Recent Full Year Dividend / Current Share Price = 0.56 / 24.61 = 2.28 %

Current Share Price is \$24.61.
Sonic Corp's Dividends per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Today is \$0.56.

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Yield of Sonic Corp was 2.32%. The lowest was 0.28%. And the median was 1.42%.

Good Sign:

Sonic Corp stock dividend yield is close to 3-year high.

* 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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