Dividend Growth of Bemis Company, Inc.(BMS)

Bemis Company(BMS) is having a Dividend Yield of 2.36% with the Annual cash Dividend per share of $1.16. The last quarter cash dividend per share pay out was $0.29. Bemis Company has a 5 year average dividend yield of 2.65% and the stock has a Indicated annual dividend of $1.16. Bemis Company(BMS) formally announced its most recent dividend on February 9, 2017 with a Dividend per share of $0.3. The new indicated annual dividend based on announced dividend per share is $1.2. The dividend yield based on the forward looking indicated annual dividend is 2.44%. Bemis Company(BMS) has the most recent dividend payout ratio of 0.43 with a 5-year average payout ratio of 0.46. The 5 year historical dividend growth of Bemis Company(BMS) is at the rate of 3.63% while the R-Squared dividend growth is 0.96. If the value of R-Square is close to one, it indicates a perfect fit and the higher value conforms to the regression line while data close to zero indicates the opposite.

Bemis Company, Inc. (NYSE:BMS) rose 0.27% or 0.13 points on Thursday and made its way into the gainers of the day. After trading began at $48.92 the stock was seen hitting $49.25 as a peak level and $48.66 as the lowest level. The stock ended up at $48.92. The daily volume was measured at 644,568 shares. The 52-week high of the share price is $54.19 and the 52-week low is $46.66. The company has a market cap of $4,535 million. Shares of Bemis Company, Inc. appreciated by 0.68% during the last five trading days but lost 1.85% on a 4-week basis. Bemis Company, Inc. is up 0.02% in the last 3-month period. Year-to-Date the stock performance stands at 2.3%.

Currently the company Insiders own 1.1% of Bemis Company, Inc. shares according to the proxy statements. Institutional Investors own 77.77% of Bemis Company, Inc. shares. Company has reported several Insider transactions to the SEC, on Nov 23, 2016, Edward N Perry (director) sold 1,561 shares at 49.40 per share price.On Jun 11, 2015, James W Ransom (Vice President) sold 10,000 shares at 45.97 per share price.On Mar 13, 2015, Henry J Theisen (Exec. Chairman of the Board) sold 12,000 shares at 47.06 per share price.

Several Stock Research Financial Advisors from Investment Banking firms have advised their client and investors on the stock.Bemis Company was Downgraded by RBC Capital Mkts on Dec 13, 2016 to Underperform, Lowers Price Target to $ 46 from a previous price target of $49 .Bemis Company was Downgraded by BofA/Merrill to Underperform on Dec 7, 2016.

Bemis Company Last issued its quarterly earnings results on Jan 26, 2017. The company reported $0.67 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.01. Analyst had a consensus of $0.66. The company had revenue of $988.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $1021.41 million. The companys revenue was up .5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.60 EPS.

Bemis Company, Inc. a principal manufacturer of flexible packaging products and pressure sensitive materials selling to customers throughout the United States, Canada, and Europe with a growing presence in Asia Pacific, South America, and Mexico. The primary market for its products is the food industry. Other markets include companies in chemical, agribusiness, medical, pharmaceutical, sanitary products, graphic industries, and other consumer goods.


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