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This Dividend Per Share (DPS) Calculator template will help you calculate the total amount of dividends attributed to each individual share outstanding of a company. Calculating the dividend per share allows an investor to determine the amount of cash he or she will receive on a per share basis.
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The formula for Dividend Per Share
The formula for calculating dividend per share has two variations:
Dividend Per Share = Total Dividends Paid / Shares Outstanding
Dividend Per Share = Earnings Per Share x Dividend Payout Ratio
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