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Walmart Inc  (NYSE:WMT) Dividend Payout Ratio: 0.72 (As of Apr. 2018)

Walmart Inc's dividend payout ratio for the months ended in Apr. 2018 was 0.72.

NYSE:WMT' s Dividend Payout Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.28   Max: 0.68
Current: 0.68

0.28
0.68

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Payout Ratio of Walmart Inc was 0.68. The lowest was 0.28. And the median was 0.35.

NYSE:WMT's Dividend Payout Ratio is ranked higher than
86% of the 294 Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: 0.32 vs. NYSE:WMT: 0.68 )

As of Today, the Dividend Yield % of Walmart Inc is 2.46%.

During the past 13 years, the highest Trailing Annual Dividend Yield of Walmart Inc was 3.46%. The lowest was 1.47%. And the median was 2.26%.

Walmart Inc's Dividends per Share for the months ended in Apr. 2018 was $0.52.

During the past 12 months, Walmart Inc's average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 2.00% per year. During the past 3 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 2.00% per year. During the past 5 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 4.20% per year. During the past 10 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 9.60% per year.

During the past 13 years, the highest 3-Year average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate of Walmart Inc was 29.10% per year. The lowest was 2.00% per year. And the median was 17.60% 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.

Walmart Inc Annual Data

Jan09 Jan10 Jan11 Jan12 Jan13 Jan14 Jan15 Jan16 Jan17 Jan18
Dividend Payout Ratio Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 0.39 0.39 0.43 0.46 0.62

Walmart Inc Quarterly Data

Jul13 Oct13 Jan14 Apr14 Jul14 Oct14 Jan15 Apr15 Jul15 Oct15 Jan16 Apr16 Jul16 Oct16 Jan17 Apr17 Jul17 Oct17 Jan18 Apr18
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 0.51 0.53 0.88 0.70 0.72

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.


Walmart Inc Distribution

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



Calculation

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

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

Dividend Payout Ratio=Dividends per Share (A: Jan. 2018 )/ EPS without NRI (A: Jan. 2018 )
=2.04/ 3.28
=0.62

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

Dividend Payout Ratio=Dividends per Share (Q: Apr. 2018 )/ EPS without NRI (Q: Apr. 2018 )
=0.52/ 0.72
=0.72

* 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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