Definitions for "Payout Ratio"
Proportion of net income paid out in cash dividends.
A ratio expressing the proportion of a company's profits which is paid out to shareholders in the form of dividends. The ratio is calculated by dividing the dividends by the amount of the company's profit. (See also Earnings Per Share).
Shows how much of a company's profit is distributed as dividend. Stora Enso's target is to distribute a third of profits as dividend over the business cycle. Formula: 100 x Dividend per share / Earnings per share