Payout Ratio Chart

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Sep '18
Jan '19
May '19
 
285.00
270.00
255.00
240.00

Historical Payout Ratio Data

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Date Value
August 31, 2022 --
May 31, 2022 --
February 28, 2022 --
November 30, 2021 --
August 31, 2021 --
May 31, 2021 --
February 28, 2021 --
November 30, 2020 --
August 31, 2020 --
May 31, 2020 --
February 29, 2020 --
November 30, 2019 --
August 31, 2019 --
May 31, 2019 --
February 28, 2019 --
November 30, 2018 --
August 31, 2018 --
May 31, 2018 --
February 28, 2018 --
November 30, 2017 --
August 31, 2017 --
May 31, 2017 --
February 28, 2017 --
November 30, 2016 --
August 31, 2016 --
Date Value
May 31, 2016 --
February 29, 2016 --
November 30, 2015 --
August 31, 2015 --
May 31, 2015 --
February 28, 2015 --
November 30, 2014 --
August 31, 2014 --
May 31, 2014 --
February 28, 2014 --
November 30, 2013 --
August 31, 2013 --
May 31, 2013 --
February 28, 2013 --
November 30, 2012 --
August 31, 2012 --
May 31, 2012 --
February 29, 2012 --
November 30, 2011 --
August 31, 2011 --
May 31, 2011 --
February 28, 2011 --
November 30, 2010 --
August 31, 2010 --
May 31, 2010 --

Payout Ratio Definition

The payout ratio is the percentage of total dividends paid / net income. This metric is important for dividend investors as it can be used to give an idea of how much of a dividend payout you are expected to receive.

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Payout Ratio Range, Past 5 Years

Minimum
Aug 2018
Maximum
Feb 2018
Average
Median
Nov 2019