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Sonic Corp  (NAS:SONC) Dividend Payout Ratio: 0.32 (As of May. 2017)

Sonic Corp's dividend payout ratio for the months ended in May. 2017 was 0.32.

NAS:SONC' s Dividend Payout Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.3   Max: 0.39
Current: 0.39

0.3
0.39

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Payout Ratio of Sonic Corp was 0.39. The lowest was 0.30. And the median was 0.34.

NAS:SONC's Dividend Payout Ratio is ranked higher than
65% of the 208 Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: 0.36 vs. NAS:SONC: 0.39 )

As of Today, the Dividend Yield % of Sonic Corp is 2.34%.

During the past 13 years, the highest Trailing Annual Dividend Yield of Sonic Corp was 2.45%. The lowest was 0.28%. And the median was 1.44%.

Sonic Corp's Dividends per Share for the months ended in May. 2017 was $0.14.

During the past 12 months, Sonic Corp's average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 27.30% 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.

Sonic Corp 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 0.00 0.00 0.30 0.34 0.39

Sonic Corp 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 0.21 0.50 0.56 0.32 0.29

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.

Sonic Corp'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 )
=0.56/ 1.45
=0.39

Sonic Corp'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 )
=0.14/ 0.44
=0.32

* 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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