# Dividend Growth Calculator

Enter the current dividend income, number of years invested, and the grwoth rate into the calculator. The calculator will display the dividend income after the number of years entered.

## Dividend Growth Formula

The following formula is used to calculate the dividend income from the growth rate.

D = CDI * (1 + r) ^ n

• Where D is the future dividend income
• CDI is the current dividend income
• r is the growth rate
• n is the number of years

How to calculate dividend income

1. First, determine the current dividend income

This will be your total yearly dividend yield from investments.

2. Next, determine the yearly growth rate of the investment

If the dividend % of the investment stays the same, then the total dividend yield will increase at the same rate as the underlying investment.

3. Determine the total years you plan to invest

This will be the total number of years of investment.

4. Calculate the future value

Calculate the future dividend income.

## FAQ

What is a dividend?

A dividend is a return on an investment paid out by the underlying security on a yearly basis. It’s a guaranteed return on the total investment in an asset, usually an investment fund.

How much do dividends pay?

In general dividends yield anywhere from 1-5% on the high side.