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Marlin Business Services Corp  (NAS:MRLN) 5-Year Dividend Growth Rate: 45.80% (As of Sep. 2017)

Marlin Business Services Corp's Dividends per Share for the three months ended in Sep. 2017 was \$0.14.

During the past 3 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 10.10% per year. During the past 5 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 45.80% 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.

During the past 13 years, the highest 3-Year average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate of Marlin Business Services Corp was 98.60% per year. The lowest was 0.00% per year. And the median was 0.00% per year.

Marlin Business Services Corp's Dividend Payout Ratio for the three months ended in Sep. 2017 was 0.54. As of today, Marlin Business Services Corp's Dividend Yield % is 2.38%.

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Calculation

This is the average annual rate that a company has been raising its dividends. The growth rate is calculated with least square regression.

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Explanation

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

Marlin Business Services Corp's Dividend Payout Ratio for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2017 is calculated as

 Dividend Payout Ratio = Dividends per Share (Q: Sep. 2017 ) / EPS without NRI (Q: Sep. 2017 ) = 0.14 / 0.26 = 0.54

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Payout Ratio of Marlin Business Services Corp was 0.50. The lowest was 0.13. And the median was 0.33.

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

Marlin Business Services Corp Recent Full-Year Dividend History

Amount Ex-date Record Date Pay Date Type Frequency Forex Rate
USD 0.1402017-11-032017-11-062017-11-16Cash DividendquarterlyUSD:USD 1.0000
USD 0.1402017-08-032017-08-072017-08-17Cash DividendquarterlyUSD:USD 1.0000
USD 0.1402017-05-042017-05-082017-05-18Cash DividendquarterlyUSD:USD 1.0000
USD 0.1402017-02-022017-02-062017-02-16Cash 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.

Marlin Business Services Corp's Dividend Yield (%) for Today is calculated as

 Dividend Yield % = Most Recent Full Year Dividend / Current Share Price = 0.56 / 23.50 = 2.38 %

Current Share Price is \$23.50.
Marlin Business Services 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 Marlin Business Services Corp was 3.90%. The lowest was 0.38%. And the median was 2.24%.

* 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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