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VF Corp (NYSE:VFC)
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate
18.70% (As of Mar. 2017)

VF Corp's Dividends Per Share for the three months ended in Mar. 2017 was $0.42.

VFC' s 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.9   Max: 28.5
Current: 18.7

2.9
28.5

During the past 13 years, the highest 3-Year average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate of VF Corp was 28.50% per year. The lowest was 2.90% per year. And the median was 6.80% per year.

VFC's 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate is ranked higher than
78% of the 325 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 2.20 vs. VFC: 18.70 )

During the past 12 months, VF Corp's average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 14.50% per year. During the past 3 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 18.70% per year. During the past 5 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 19.20% per year. During the past 10 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 11.80% 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.

VF Corp's Dividend Payout Ratio for the three months ended in Mar. 2017 was 0.81. As of today, VF Corp's Dividend Yield is 2.78%.

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


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.

VF Corp'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 )
=0.42/0.52
=0.81

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Payout Ratio of VF Corp was 0.58. The lowest was 0.31. And the median was 0.42.

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

VF Corp Recent Full-Year Dividend History

Amount Ex-date Record Date Pay Date Type Frequency Forex Rate
USD 0.4202017-06-072017-06-092017-06-19Cash DividendquarterlyUSD:USD 1.0000
USD 0.4202017-03-082017-03-102017-03-20Cash DividendquarterlyUSD:USD 1.0000
USD 0.4202016-12-072016-12-092016-12-19Cash DividendquarterlyUSD:USD 1.0000
USD 0.3702016-09-072016-09-092016-09-19Cash 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.

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

Dividend Yield=Most Recent Full Year Dividend/Current Share Price
=1.63/58.65
=2.78 %

Current Share Price is $58.65.
VF Corp's Dividends Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Today is $1.63.

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Yield of VF Corp was 5.42%. The lowest was 1.40%. And the median was 2.36%.

* 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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