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.
In the FMCG and pharmaceutical pack, Asian Paints maintained its dividend payout ratio at 40 per cent, while its dividend per share was ` 40 in 2011- 12 compared to ` 32 in 2010- 11 as PAT rose 23 per cent.
The NOK dividend per share is based on average USDNOK fixing rate from Norges Bank in the period plus/minus three business days from record date 13 May 2016, in total seven business days.
Fourth quarter 2015 dividend per share is consequently NOK 1.