Dividend per Share


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Dividend per Share

The portion of a publicly-traded company's earnings distributed to shareholders divided by the total number of shares outstanding. The dividends per share formula determines how much each investor receives each time a dividend payment is made. For example, if a company declares a $0.35 dividend per share and one owns 1,000 shares, one receives $350 in dividends.
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Ashok Leyland's dividend payout ratio halved and the dividend per share fell from ` 2 to ` 1.
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Colgate Palmolive India's dividend payout ratio rose 2 per cent and dividend per share ` 3 in spite of a modest 10 per cent profit growth.
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Even with the increased dividend per share, One Valley's dividend payout as a percentage of earnings is a conservative 35.
41 third quarter dividend per share and is CharterMac's fourteenth dividend per share increase since the Company's initial listing on the American Stock Exchange in October 1997.
075 per share dividend for the current quarter, representing an increase of 7% over the dividend per share paid in the previous quarter.
25 dividend per share is payable October 1, 2005, to shareholders of record as of September 16, 2005.
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07 per share dividend for the current quarter, representing an increase of 16% over the dividend per share paid in the previous quarter.