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OPERATING RATIOS - Profitability Ratios
  Return on Capital Employed (ROCE)
  Return on Assets (ROA)
  Net Profit Margin
  Assets Turnover
  Return on Investment (ROI)
  Dividend Payout Ratio
  Plowback Ratio
  Growth from Plowback
  Net Income of Revenues

Dividend Payout Ratio

Dividend Payout ratio, measures the proportion of earnings that is paid out as dividends.

It is calculated as the annual total dividend amount per share divided by the earnings per share-basic (EPS-basic). Thus, the formula is the following:

= (total annual dividend / EPS-basic) * 100

Note: If the company had losses during the period under review, Dividend Payout ratio is not defined.