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National Grid PLC  (NYSE:NGG) 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate: 2.10% (As of Mar. 2017)

National Grid PLC's Dividends per Share for the six months ended in Mar. 2017 was $1.02.

NYSE:NGG' s 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -43.2   Max: 13.1
Current: 2.1

-43.2
13.1

During the past 13 years, the highest 3-Year average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate of National Grid PLC was 13.10% per year. The lowest was -43.20% per year. And the median was 7.20% per year.

NYSE:NGG's 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate is ranked lower than
59% of the 379 Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: 4.00 vs. NYSE:NGG: 2.10 )

During the past 12 months, National Grid PLC's average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 0.80% per year. During the past 3 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 2.10% per year. During the past 5 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 3.00% 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.

National Grid PLC's Dividend Payout Ratio for the six months ended in Mar. 2017 was 0.44. As of today, National Grid PLC's Dividend Yield % is 4.68%.

Warning Sign:

If a company dividend payout ratio is too high, its dividend may not be sustainable. The dividend payout ratio of National Grid PLC is 0.91, which seems too high.

Good Sign:

National Grid PLC stock dividend yield is close to 3-year high.

For more information regarding to dividend, please check our Dividend Page.


Historical Data

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

* Premium members only.

National Grid PLC Annual Data

Mar08 Mar09 Mar10 Mar11 Mar12 Mar13 Mar14 Mar15 Mar16 Mar17
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00

National Grid PLC Semi-Annual Data

Sep07 Mar08 Sep08 Mar09 Sep09 Mar10 Sep10 Mar11 Sep11 Mar12 Sep12 Mar13 Sep13 Mar14 Sep14 Mar15 Sep15 Mar16 Sep16 Mar17
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00

Competitive Comparison
* Competitive companies are chosen from companies within the same industry, with headquarter located in same country, with closest market capitalization; x-axis shows the market cap, and y-axis shows the term value; the bigger the dot, the larger the market cap.


Calculation

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.

National Grid PLC'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 )
=1.01604938272/ 2.33333333333
=0.44

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Payout Ratio of National Grid PLC was 5.49. The lowest was 0.49. And the median was 0.79.

Warning Sign:

If a company dividend payout ratio is too high, its dividend may not be sustainable. The dividend payout ratio of National Grid PLC is 0.91, which seems too high.

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

National Grid PLC Recent Full-Year Dividend History

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

* 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.

National Grid PLC's Dividend Yield (%) for Today is calculated as

Dividend Yield %=Most Recent Full Year Dividend/Current Share Price
=2.92/62.45
=4.68 %

Current Share Price is $62.45.
National Grid PLC's Dividends per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Today is $2.92.

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Yield of National Grid PLC was 6.65%. The lowest was 3.18%. And the median was 4.96%.

Good Sign:

National Grid PLC 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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