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Walmart Inc  (NYSE:WMT) 5-Year Dividend Growth Rate: 4.20% (As of Apr. 2018)

Walmart Inc's Dividends per Share for the three months ended in Apr. 2018 was $0.52.

During the past 12 months, Walmart Inc's average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 2.00% per year. During the past 3 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 2.00% per year. During the past 5 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 4.20% per year. During the past 10 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 9.60% 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 Walmart Inc was 29.10% per year. The lowest was 2.00% per year. And the median was 17.60% per year.

Walmart Inc's Dividend Payout Ratio for the three months ended in Apr. 2018 was 0.72. As of today, Walmart Inc's Dividend Yield % is 2.47%.

Good Sign:

Walmart Inc stock dividend yield is close to 1-year high.

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Walmart Inc Distribution

* The bar in red indicates where Walmart Inc's 5-Year Dividend Growth Rate falls into.



Calculation

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

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.

Walmart Inc's Dividend Payout Ratio for the quarter that ended in Apr. 2018 is calculated as

Dividend Payout Ratio=Dividends per Share (Q: Apr. 2018 )/ EPS without NRI (Q: Apr. 2018 )
=0.52/ 0.72
=0.72

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Payout Ratio of Walmart Inc was 0.68. The lowest was 0.28. And the median was 0.35.

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

Walmart Inc Recent Full-Year Dividend History

Amount Ex-date Record Date Pay Date Type Frequency Forex Rate
USD 0.5202018-05-102018-05-112018-06-04Cash DividendquarterlyUSD:USD 1.0000
USD 0.5202018-03-082018-03-092018-04-02Cash DividendquarterlyUSD:USD 1.0000
USD 0.5102017-12-072017-12-082018-01-02Cash DividendquarterlyUSD:USD 1.0000
USD 0.5102017-08-092017-08-112017-09-05Cash 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.

Walmart Inc's Dividend Yield (%) for Today is calculated as

Dividend Yield %=Most Recent Full Year Dividend/Current Share Price
=2.06/83.61
=2.46 %

Current Share Price is $83.61.
Walmart Inc's Dividends per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Today is $2.06.

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Yield of Walmart Inc was 3.46%. The lowest was 1.47%. And the median was 2.26%.

Good Sign:

Walmart Inc stock dividend yield is close to 1-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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