53% of the factors that determine the dividend payout
for the firms analyzed.
For the first quarter 2003, the company's dividend payout
ratio on FFO was 68.
Although dividend payouts
are generally smaller for repurchasing firms, as compared to their industry peers, the dividend payout
ratios increase once the stock buyback program is over.
In doing this, a company should avoid a dividend payout
that is too high, in part because a high payout ratio reduces its financial flexibility and increases the risk of a ratings downgrade and/or dividend reduction.
Such a program (which would also require legislation to eliminate double taxation of corporate profits through deductibility of dividend payouts
and to require full dividend payout
of profits on the part of any corporation wishing to participate) would also provide a more secure asset for the Federal Reserve system to purchase as backing for the money supply than securities backed by homes.
We use the regression equation below as the basis for testing our hypothesis of a relationship between the NOC of a firm and its dividend payout
The long-term debt payment, dividend payout
and reinvestment ratios provide further insight for investors and creditors into the individual importance of these three components.
This represents an increase of 8 percent from the previous quarterly dividend and will result in a 2 percent increase to the annual dividend payout
for the year 2009 and a 6 percent increase to the annual dividend payout
for the year 2010.
Underscoring that pledge, MassMutual s Board of Directors has approved an estimated dividend payout
With its 2015 dividend payout
, the company expects to again lead the industry in total life and disability insurance dividends paid.
We first established our dividend payout
policy using financial metrics in the 1980s to make our dividend payout
increases more consistent.
In the earnings and dividend payout
projections, Nikko Cordial said it has taken into account the effects of its accounting irregularities, which tarnished its corporate image and led the Financial Services Agency to impose its largest ever fine of 500 million yen on the brokerage.