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Apple Inc  (NAS:AAPL) Dividend Payout Ratio: 0.18 (As of Dec. 2018)

Apple Inc's dividend payout ratio for the months ended in Dec. 2018 was 0.18.

NAS:AAPL' s Dividend Payout Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.06   Max: 0.29
Current: 0.23

0.06
0.29

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Payout Ratio of Apple Inc was 0.29. The lowest was 0.06. And the median was 0.26.

NAS:AAPL's Dividend Payout Ratio is ranked higher than
70% of the 1374 Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: 0.36 vs. NAS:AAPL: 0.23 )

As of Today, the Dividend Yield % of Apple Inc is 1.43%.

During the past 13 years, the highest Trailing Annual Dividend Yield of Apple Inc was 2.78%. The lowest was 0.38%. And the median was 1.68%.

Apple Inc's Dividends per Share for the months ended in Dec. 2018 was $0.73.

During the past 12 months, Apple Inc's average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 14.60% per year. During the past 3 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 11.20% per year. During the past 5 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 10.50% per year.

During the past 13 years, the highest 3-Year average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate of Apple Inc was 73.50% per year. The lowest was 0.00% per year. And the median was 0.00% per year.

The growth rate is calculated with least square regression.

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.

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Apple Inc Annual Data

Sep09 Sep10 Sep11 Sep12 Sep13 Sep14 Sep15 Sep16 Sep17 Sep18
Dividend Payout Ratio Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 0.28 0.22 0.26 0.26 0.23

Apple Inc Quarterly Data

Mar14 Jun14 Sep14 Dec14 Mar15 Jun15 Sep15 Dec15 Mar16 Jun16 Sep16 Dec16 Mar17 Jun17 Sep17 Dec17 Mar18 Jun18 Sep18 Dec18
Dividend Payout Ratio 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 0.16 0.23 0.31 0.35 0.18

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.


Apple Inc Distribution

* The bar in red indicates where Apple Inc's Dividend Payout Ratio falls into.



Calculation

Dividend payout ratio measures the percentage of the company's earnings paid out as dividends.

Apple Inc's Dividend Payout Ratio for the fiscal year that ended in Sep. 2018 is calculated as

Dividend Payout Ratio=Dividends per Share (A: Sep. 2018 )/ EPS without NRI (A: Sep. 2018 )
=2.72/ 11.91
=0.23

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

Dividend Payout Ratio=Dividends per Share (Q: Dec. 2018 )/ EPS without NRI (Q: Dec. 2018 )
=0.73/ 4.18
=0.17

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


Explanation

In dividends investing, Payout Ratio and Dividend Growth Rate are the two most important variables for consideration. A lower payout ratio may indicate that the company has more room to increase its dividends.


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