Sprint and related stocks such as UTStarcom Holdings Corp, ATT, Verizon Communications, Telephone and Data, Zayo Group Holdings, Level 3 Communications, Liberty Broadband, SBA Communications, T Mobile US Payout Ratio descriptionPayout Ratio is the proportion of Sprint Corporation earnings paid out as dividends to shareholders. Payout Ratio is typically expressed as a percentage but can be shown as dividends paid out as a proportion of cash flow. The payout ratio is used to determine the sustainability of Sprint dividend payments. A lower payout ratio is generally preferable to a higher payout ratio, with a ratio greater than 100% indicating Sprint is paying out more in dividends than it makes in net income. The percentage of earnings paid as dividends to common stockholders. Calculated by dividing Dividends per Basic Common Share by Earnings per Basic Share USD.