Havelock Ltd is a small public company You are provided
Havelock Ltd. is a small public company. You are provided with the following information for the years ended December 31, 2016 and 2017:



Required:
a. What are the dividend payout ratio and dividend yield in each year? Explain what each amount means.
b. Why did the dividend payout ratio and dividend yield change from 2016 to 2017?
c. Havelock’s net income and EPS increased in 2017.Why didn’t the dividend paid in-crease as well?
d. Are high dividend payout ratio and dividend yield always attractive toinvestors?
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