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General Electric Co  (NYSE:GE) Dividend Payout Ratio: 1.60 (As of Jun. 2017)

General Electric Co's dividend payout ratio for the months ended in Jun. 2017 was 1.60.

Warning Sign:

If a company dividend payout ratio is too high, its dividend may not be sustainable. The dividend payout ratio of General Electric Co is 1.09, which seems too high.

NYSE:GE' s Dividend Payout Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.4   Max: 5.41
Current: 1.09

0.4
5.41

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Payout Ratio of General Electric Co was 5.41. The lowest was 0.40. And the median was 0.65.

NYSE:GE's Dividend Payout Ratio is ranked lower than
59% of the 1202 Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: 0.31 vs. NYSE:GE: 1.09 )

As of Today, the Dividend Yield % of General Electric Co is 4.03%.

During the past 13 years, the highest Trailing Annual Dividend Yield of General Electric Co was 17.56%. The lowest was 2.10%. And the median was 3.18%.

General Electric Co's Dividends per Share for the months ended in Jun. 2017 was $0.24.

During the past 12 months, General Electric Co's average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 3.30% per year. During the past 3 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 5.60% per year. During the past 5 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 9.10% per year. During the past 10 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was -1.30% per year.

During the past 13 years, the highest 3-Year average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate of General Electric Co was 19.80% per year. The lowest was -26.30% per year. And the median was 11.90% 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.

General Electric Co Annual Data

Dec07 Dec08 Dec09 Dec10 Dec11 Dec12 Dec13 Dec14 Dec15 Dec16
Dividend Payout Ratio Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 0.51 1.07 0.95 5.41 0.93

General Electric Co Quarterly Data

Sep12 Dec12 Mar13 Jun13 Sep13 Dec13 Mar14 Jun14 Sep14 Dec14 Mar15 Jun15 Sep15 Dec15 Mar16 Jun16 Sep16 Dec16 Mar17 Jun17
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 0.64 1.00 0.62 2.40 1.60

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.

General Electric Co's Dividend Payout Ratio for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2016 is calculated as

Dividend Payout Ratio=Dividends per Share (A: Dec. 2016 )/ EPS without NRI (A: Dec. 2016 )
=0.93/ 1
=0.93

General Electric Co's Dividend Payout Ratio for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2017 is calculated as

Dividend Payout Ratio=Dividends per Share (Q: Jun. 2017 )/ EPS without NRI (Q: Jun. 2017 )
=0.24/ 0.15
=1.60

* 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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