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Paychex Dividend Payout Ratio

: 1.02 (As of May. 2020)
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Paychex's dividend payout ratio for the months ended in May. 2020 was 1.02.

Warning Sign:

If a company dividend payout ratio is too high, its dividend may not be sustainable. The dividend payout ratio of Paychex Inc is 0.82, which seems too high.

NAS:PAYX' s Dividend Payout Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.42   Med: 0.81   Max: 0.87
Current: 0.82

0.42
0.87

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Payout Ratio of Paychex was 0.87. The lowest was 0.42. And the median was 0.81.

NAS:PAYX's Dividend Payout Ratio is ranked lower than
76% of the 411 Companies
in the Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.42 vs. NAS:PAYX: 0.82 )

As of today (2020-09-22), the Dividend Yield % of Paychex is 3.20%.

During the past 13 years, the highest Trailing Annual Dividend Yield of Paychex was 4.97%. The lowest was 1.54%. And the median was 3.17%.

Paychex's Dividends per Share for the months ended in May. 2020 was USD0.62.

During the past 12 months, Paychex's average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 7.80% per year. During the past 3 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 10.50% per year. During the past 5 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 10.50% per year. During the past 10 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 9.20% per year.

During the past 13 years, the highest 3-Year average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate of Paychex was 95.00% per year. The lowest was -19.40% per year. And the median was 26.00% per year.

The growth rate is calculated with least square regression.

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Paychex Dividend Payout Ratio 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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Paychex Annual Data
May11 May12 May13 May14 May15 May16 May17 May18 May19 May20
Dividend Payout Ratio Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 0.80 0.81 0.75 0.80 0.82

Paychex Quarterly Data
Aug15 Nov15 Feb16 May16 Aug16 Nov16 Feb17 May17 Aug17 Nov17 Feb18 May18 Aug18 Nov18 Feb19 May19 Aug19 Nov19 Feb20 May20
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 0.97 0.85 0.86 0.63 1.02

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.


Paychex Dividend Payout Ratio Distribution

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



Paychex Dividend Payout Ratio Calculation

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

Paychex's Dividend Payout Ratio for the fiscal year that ended in May. 2020 is calculated as

Dividend Payout Ratio=Dividends per Share (A: May. 2020 )/ EPS without NRI (A: May. 2020 )
=2.48/ 3.04
=0.82

Paychex's Dividend Payout Ratio for the quarter that ended in May. 2020 is calculated as

Dividend Payout Ratio=Dividends per Share (Q: May. 2020 )/ EPS without NRI (Q: May. 2020 )
=0.62/ 0.61
=1.02

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


Paychex  (NAS:PAYX) Dividend Payout Ratio 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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