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Accenture PLC  (NYSE:ACN) Dividend Payout Ratio: 1.15 (As of May. 2017)

Accenture PLC's dividend payout ratio for the months ended in May. 2017 was 1.15.

NYSE:ACN' s Dividend Payout Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.16   Max: 0.45
Current: 0.43

0.16
0.45

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Payout Ratio of Accenture PLC was 0.45. The lowest was 0.16. And the median was 0.35.

NYSE:ACN's Dividend Payout Ratio is ranked higher than
75% of the 834 Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: 0.33 vs. NYSE:ACN: 0.43 )

As of Today, the Dividend Yield % of Accenture PLC is 1.74%.

During the past 13 years, the highest Trailing Annual Dividend Yield of Accenture PLC was 3.05%. The lowest was 0.81%. And the median was 1.90%.

Accenture PLC's Dividends per Share for the months ended in May. 2017 was $1.21.

During the past 12 months, Accenture PLC's average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 10.00% per year. During the past 3 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 9.20% per year. During the past 5 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 11.90% per year. During the past 10 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 22.30% per year.

During the past 13 years, the highest 3-Year average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate of Accenture PLC was 47.60% per year. The lowest was 0.00% per year. And the median was 10.70% 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.

* Premium members only.

Accenture PLC Annual Data

Aug08 Aug09 Aug10 Aug11 Aug12 Aug13 Aug14 Aug15 Aug16 Aug17
Dividend Payout Ratio Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 0.33 0.41 0.43 0.34 0.45

Accenture PLC Quarterly Data

Nov12 Feb13 May13 Aug13 Nov13 Feb14 May14 Aug14 Nov14 Feb15 May15 Aug15 Nov15 Feb16 May16 Aug16 Nov16 Feb17 May17 Aug17
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 0.00 0.77 0.00 1.15 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

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

Accenture PLC's Dividend Payout Ratio for the fiscal year that ended in Aug. 2017 is calculated as

Dividend Payout Ratio=Dividends per Share (A: Aug. 2017 )/ EPS without NRI (A: Aug. 2017 )
=2.42/ 5.44
=0.44

Accenture PLC's Dividend Payout Ratio for the quarter that ended in May. 2017 is calculated as

Dividend Payout Ratio=Dividends per Share (Q: May. 2017 )/ EPS without NRI (Q: May. 2017 )
=1.21/ 1.05
=1.15

* 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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