DividendPayout

DividendPayout ( Symbol symbol, int fiscalPeriod);

Default values:

symbol: current symbol fiscalPeriod: FiscalPeriod.YEAR

Description

The DividendPayout function returns the ratio of a company's common dividends to that same company's net income less bottom line and preferred dividend requirement, expressed in percent. The value is calculated based on the annual fiscal data and is by default returned for the currently selected symbol. To specify a different symbol for this function, modify the value of the symbol input parameter. The FiscalPeriod.QUARTER constant is not compatible with the fiscalPeriod input parameter of this function.