Dividends per share

Dividends per share

Dividend paid for the past 12 months divided by the number of common shares outstanding, as reported by a company. The number of shares often is determined by a weighted average of shares outstanding over the reporting term.

Dividends per Share

The total amount a publicly-traded company pays in ordinary dividends over a given period of time divided by the average number of shares outstanding. Dividends per share gives a potential investor an idea of how much he/she will receive in dividends if he/she buys a given stock. Typically, blue chip or other well-established companies pay high dividends per share, while start-ups pay small dividends per share.
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Release date- 03092019 - Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited ('Fairfax') (TSX: FFH and FFH.U) announces that it has declared the quarterly dividends per share on its preferred shares.
We plan to raise the year-end dividends per share up [yen]5 from the initial forecast, to [yen]105 for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2019 (for the 17 consecutive years).
Through June 2019, the company increased dividends per share by 67% and reduced outstanding shares by more than 37%."Today's approval of a regular quarterly dividend of 20c and a new $5B share-repurchase authorization demonstrates the board's commitment to and confidence in Corning's ability to continue creating shareholder value well into the future," said CFO Tony Tripeny.
In total, shareholders will receive P0.286 dividends per share, or a dividend yield of 2.8 percent based on June 7's closing price of P10.20 per share.
Also, the company said that total cash dividends per share will be USD0.54 as of 30 June 2019, the same amount paid for the period ending 30 June 2018.
SDK has revised the forecast of dividends per share to be paid based on the record date of June 30, 2018, taking collectively into account its policy on return to shareholders, stability in dividends, and the 2018 performance forecast.
This is the fourth increase in dividends per share from August 2015 which was USD 0.11 cents per share.
For the purposes of calculation of dividends, IFRS-based consolidated net income may be adjusted by the amount of non-recurring losses and gains; intention of the Company to annually increase the amount of dividends per share by no less than the rate of ruble inflation in the reporting period, based on CPI published by Rosstat.
In a statement issued today, Yanbu Cement Company pointed out that dividends per share amounted to SR 1.3 compared to SR 1.57 for the same period of the last year.
The general assembly also approved payment of 3 riyals cash ($0.80) dividends per share for its operations last year.
It had paid 600 yen in dividends per share the previous year -- 300 yen each for interim and year-end dividends.
[T]he prior and anticipated earnings per share, the cash dividends per share, the book value per share, the extent of preference and of participation of each class, both absolutely and relative to each other, and any other facts which indicate whether or not the stock has a real and meaningful probability of actually participating in the earnings and growth of the corporation.