Dividend Growth Rates not Consistent


The Seeking Alpha computer app website clearly shows Coca-Cola (KO) 3-year and 5-year dividend growth rates in terms of CAGR (compound annual growth rates). However, the iPhone app shows these items as total growth for the 3-year and 5-year time periods. Why doesn't Seeking Alpha use CAGR for both apps? I believe this is the more normally acceptable way to present growth data. The inconsistency is confusing. The iPhone approach really confused me until I figured out how to interpret it. Same company (Seeking Alpha), same stock (KO), different data results (due to a format difference)! Since I use both the computer app and iPhone app, consistency is desirable.