Span-America Medical Systems (SPAN) dividend stock





  • Yield

     2.13%
  • Dividend

     0.64
  • 5 year dividend growth rate
     8.3%
  • Dividend increased

     17 yrs.
  • Payout ratio

     35%
  • Dividend pay date

     5/26/2017
  • Ex-dividend date

     5/9/2017
  • Uninterrupted
    dividends
     N/A yrs.
  • Yield compared to 5 year average
     -29.0%
  • Dividend payback
    period
     20 yrs.
  • Chowder rule

     10.4
  • Tweed factor

     10.4
Rating
Overall rating
The overall rating measures the general health and sustainabilty of the company's dividend. It is an average of the five ratings below.





Dividend increased years
This rating looks at the number of years the company has increased their dividend consecutively. 1 star is given for 7 years or below and 5 stars are given for 23 years or more.





Dividend yield
This rating evaluates the size of the yield. 1 star is given for a yield below 0.75% and 5 stars for yields above 6.75%.





Payout ratio
The payout ratio shows how much of the earnings are being paid out as dividends. We award 0 stars for payout ratios above 100% and 5 stars for ratios below 10%.





Dividend growth rate
This rating takes into account the growth of the dividend. Companies that have a dividend growth rate below 1.5% get 1 star while 5 stars are given for rates above 13.5%.





Yield compared to 5 year average
If the current yield is below the 5 year average, it tends to indicate that the stock is cheap. A rating of 0 is given if the current yield is below 0 percent compared to the average and a rating of 5 is given if it's more than 22.5% above.
Relative valuations
Yield compared to 5 year average   
-29.0%
Payout ratio compared to 5 year average   
18.1%
P/E compared to 5 year average   
-100.0%
Price per book value compared to 5 year average   
-100.0%
Price change from 52 week high   
-3.3%
Price change from 50 days average   
5.0%
Price change from 200 days average   
33.3%
Price info
Change
1.01 (3.49%)


Last price
29.99 USD


Day range


Year range
17.05 - 31.00

Financial health
Current ratio
3.15


Debt/equity ratio
4.11


Cash
1.32M


Debt
1,000.00K


Valuation
Price/earning (P/E)
0


Price/book (P/B)


Forward price/earning (P/E)
0.00


Price/sales (P/S)


PEG
0.00


Market cap

Recession performance (2007 - 2009)
0.3200,0.3500,0.3700
  • 2007
  • 2008
  • 2009
Dvidend growth (annualized)   
7.5%
1.0000,1.7000,1.6700
  • 2007
  • 2008
  • 2009
Earnings per share growth (annualized)   
29.2%
10 year history
0.3200,0.3500,0.3700,0.4000,0.4300,0.4850,0.5300,0.5800,0.6200,0.6400
  • 07
  • 08
  • 09
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12
  • 13
  • 14
  • 15
  • ttm
Dividend growth (annualized)   
8.0%
1.0000,1.7000,1.6700,1.5900,1.3000,1.7700,1.6900,0.8700,1.3300,1.4100
  • 07
  • 08
  • 09
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12
  • 13
  • 14
  • 15
  • ttm
Earnings per share growth (annualized)   
3.9%
5.2400,6.2800,7.5600,7.7300,8.6700,9.7800,10.0800,10.4400,9.5600,8.9300
  • 07
  • 08
  • 09
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12
  • 13
  • 14
  • 15
  • ttm
Book value per share growth (annualized)   
6.1%
18.2000,19.9000,21.4000,25.2000,32.2000,28.8000,28.0000,52.7000,53.6000,43.8000
  • 07
  • 08
  • 09
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12
  • 13
  • 14
  • 15
  • ttm
Payout ratio growth (annualized)   
10.2%
3.0000,3.0000,3.0000,3.0000,3.0000,3.0000,3.0000,3.0000,3.0000,3.0000
  • 07
  • 08
  • 09
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12
  • 13
  • 14
  • 15
  • ttm
Shares outstanding growth (annualized)   
0.0%
Other companies in the medical appliances & equipment industry
Company
Div. increase  
Yield
Div. growth
USA   Medtronic 40 yrs2.15%10.2%
USA   Stryker 24 yrs1.17%16.1%
USA   Steris 13 yrs1.36%9.3%
USA   Smith & Nephew 11 yrs2.14%13.2%
United Kingdom   Immunodiagnostic Systems 11 yrs2.83%33.6%
Company profile
Empoloyees
253


Sector


Website


Span-America Medical Systems, Inc. manufactures and distributes various therapeutic support surfaces and related products for the medical, consumer, and industrial markets in the United States and Canada. It operates through two segments, Medical and Custom Products. The Medical segment offers vario...
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Address:
70 Commerce Center, Greenville, SC, 29615

Phone:
+1 864 288-8877
The dividend of SPAN is 0.64 for the last 12 months, and their yield is 2.13%. The company has increased the dividend for 17 years. The payout ratio of SPAN is 35%, based on an EPS of 1.82 and a dividend of 0.64. If their dividend growth rate stays the same, the dividend payback period would be 20 years. The 5 year dividend compund annual growth (CAGR) rate is 8.3%. 5/9/2017 is the ex-dividend date for Span-America Medical Systems, while 5/26/2017 is the dividend pay date. This US company was founded in 1970 and has 253 employees. healthcare is their sector and medical appliances & equipment is their industry. 2.2 out of 5 stars is our rating for it's dividend.






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