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M.D.C. Holdings Inc (NYSE:MDC)
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate
0.00% (As of Mar. 2017)

M.D.C. Holdings Inc's Dividends Per Share for the three months ended in Mar. 2017 was $0.25.

During the past 13 years, the highest 3-Year average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate of M.D.C. Holdings Inc was 56.70% per year. The lowest was 0.00% per year. And the median was 0.00% per year.

During the past 12 months, M.D.C. Holdings Inc's average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 1.30% 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.

M.D.C. Holdings Inc's Dividend Payout Ratio for the three months ended in Mar. 2017 was 0.58. As of today, M.D.C. Holdings Inc's Dividend Yield is 2.65%.

Warning Sign:

M.D.C. Holdings Inc stock dividend yield is close to 2-year low.

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Definition

This is the average annual rate that a company has been raising its dividends. The growth rate is calculated with expontential compound based on the latest four year annual data.

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.


Explanation

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

M.D.C. Holdings 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 )
=0.25/0.43
=0.58

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Payout Ratio of M.D.C. Holdings Inc was 1.92. The lowest was 0.43. And the median was 0.77.

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

M.D.C. Holdings Inc Recent Full-Year Dividend History

Amount Ex-date Record Date Pay Date Type Frequency Forex Rate
USD 0.2502017-05-082017-05-102017-05-24Cash DividendquarterlyUSD:USD 1.0000
USD 0.2502017-02-062017-02-082017-02-22Cash DividendquarterlyUSD:USD 1.0000
USD 0.2382016-11-072016-11-092016-11-23Cash DividendquarterlyUSD:USD 1.0000
USD 0.2382016-08-082016-08-102016-08-24Cash 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.

M.D.C. Holdings Inc's Dividend Yield (%) for Today is calculated as

Dividend Yield=Most Recent Full Year Dividend/Current Share Price
=0.976/36.73
=2.66 %

Current Share Price is $36.73.
M.D.C. Holdings Inc's Dividends Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Today is $0.976.

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Yield of M.D.C. Holdings Inc was 6.04%. The lowest was 0.81%. And the median was 3.09%.

Warning Sign:

M.D.C. Holdings Inc stock dividend yield is close to 2-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

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