Foot Locker, Inc. : FL-US: Dividend Analysis : January 13th, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : March 3, 2017

Our analysis is based on comparing Foot Locker, Inc. with the following peers – Genesco Inc., Finish Line, Inc. Class A, DSW Inc. Class A, Shoe Carnival, Inc., NIKE, Inc. Class B, Caleres, Inc. and Belle International Holdings Limited Unsponsored ADR (GCO-US, FINL-US, DSW-US, SCVL-US, NKE-US, CAL-US and BELLY-US).

Foot Locker, Inc.’s dividend yield is 1.44 percent and its dividend payout is 22.40 percent. This compares to a peer average dividend yield of 1.44 percent and a payout level of 20.03 percent. This combination of a relatively lower dividend yield and a higher payout ratio suggest that the dividend payout might not be sustainable. In addition, the low dividend quality score of NA out of a possible score of 100, points to unsustainability as well.

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Dividend Quality Overview

While FL-US paid a cash dividend to the common stock over the last twelve months, the filed data currently available is not sufficient to analyze the quality of the dividend.

Dividend Quality Score Vs Dividend Yield

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Dividend Coverage

Dividend History

Item 2013-01-31 2014-01-31 2015-01-31 2016-01-31 2017-01-31 Latest
Dividend Yield (%) 2.1 2.1 1.69 1.5 N/A 1.44
Dividend Payout (%) 27.91 28.07 24.72 26.04 22.4 22.4

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Company Profile

Foot Locker, Inc. engages in the global retail of athletically inspired shoes and apparel. It operates through the following segments: Athletic Stores and Direct-to-Customers. The Athletic Stores segment operates athletic footwear and apparel retailers in the world, with brands that include Foot Locker, Lady Foot Locker, SIX:02, Kids Foot Locker, Champs Sports, Footaction, Runners Point and Sidestep. The Direct-to-Customers segment includes Footlocker.com, Inc. and other affiliates, including Eastbay, Inc., and company’s international ecommerce businesses, which sell to customers through their Internet and mobile sites and catalogs. The company was founded in 1989 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

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