Chapter 9, Problem 1P

### Fundamentals of Financial Manageme...

15th Edition
Eugene F. Brigham + 1 other
ISBN: 9781337395250

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### Fundamentals of Financial Manageme...

15th Edition
Eugene F. Brigham + 1 other
ISBN: 9781337395250
Textbook Problem

# DPS CALCULATION Weston Corporation just paid a dividend of $1.00 a share (i.e., D0 =$1.00). The dividend is expected to grow 12% a year for the next 3 years and then at 5% a year thereafter. What is the expected dividend per share for each of the next 5 years?

Summary Introduction

To compute: The expected dividends per share for next 5 years.

Introduction:

Dividends per Share: The periodic rewards received by the stockholders for their investment in a company are known as dividends. It is also measured based on per share. Per-share calculation of dividends is called dividends per share.

Explanation

Given information:

Previous Yearās Dividends are $1. The growth rate is 12%. The formula to compute expected dividends per share: ExpectedĀ dividendsĀ perĀ share=PreviousĀ year'sĀ dividendsĆ(1+GrowthĀ rate) Expected dividends per share:  Year Previous Yearās Dividends Growth Rate (%) Dividends ($) Current Year Ā Ā 1 Year 1 1 12 $1(1+0.12)=$1

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