Sunday, August 24, 2014

Cash Flow Indicator Ratios: Dividend Payout Ratio

Series : Ratio Analysis    (23 th Post)
Is the company paying good dividends ?
This ratio helps us to understand  the dividend paid by a company to its earnings,this relation between dividends and earnings is important since the remaining will be used for reinvestment and growth of the company.

Ideally Investors look for Divident Pay Out Ratio to be consistent or increasing over the years.

Formula: Dividend Pay Out Ratio:%= Dividends per common Share / Earnings Per share

Example : Go to                         
  under the Tab “ Cash Flow Indicator Ratios ”

Next Post on Ratio Analysis:   Investment Valuation Ratios

In my quest for learning value investing I came across Ratio Analysis & the importance of these ratios in analyzing a stock these ratios are easy to understand & give very good insights into a companies’ operations and its growth , would like to share this with the community
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