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Aetna Inc (NYSE:AET)
Dividends Per Share
$0.83 (TTM As of Mar. 2014)

Aetna Inc's dividends per share for the three months ended in Mar. 2014 was $0.23. Its dividends per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2014 was $0.83. Its Dividend Payout Ratio for the three months ended in Mar. 2014 was 0.12. As of today, Aetna Inc's Dividend Yield is 1.00%.

Warning Sign:

Aetna Inc stock dividend yield is close to 2-year low.

During the past 12 months, Aetna Inc's average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 13.80% per year. During the past 3 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 171.40% per year. During the past 5 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 142.40% per year. During the past 10 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 58.90% per year.

During the past 13 years, the highest 3-Year average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate of Aetna Inc was 171.40% per year. The lowest was 0.00% per year. And the median was 0.00% per year.

The growth rate is calculated with least square regression.

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Definition

Dividends paid to per common share.


Explanation

1. Dividend payout ratio measures the percentage of the company’s earnings paid out as dividends.

Aetna Inc's Dividend Payout Ratio for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2014 is calculated as

Dividend Payout Ratio=Dividends Per Share (Q: Mar. 2014 )/Earnings per Share (Q: Mar. 2014 )
=0.225/1.82
=0.12

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Payout Ratio of Aetna Inc was 0.31. The lowest was 0.02. And the median was 0.12.

2. Dividend Yield measures how much a company pays out in dividends each year relative to its share price.

Aetna Inc Recent Full-Year Dividend History

Amount Ex-date Record Date Pay Date Type Frequency
0.2252014-07-082014-07-102014-07-25Cash Dividendquarterly
0.2252014-04-082014-04-102014-04-25Cash Dividendquarterly
0.2252014-01-142014-01-162014-01-31Cash Dividendquarterly
0.2002013-10-082013-10-102013-10-25Cash Dividendquarterly

Aetna Inc's Dividend Yield (%) for Today is calculated as

Dividend Yield=Most Recent Full Year Dividend/Current Share Price
=0.875/84.61
=1.03 %

Current Share Price is $84.61.
Aetna Inc's Dividends Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Today is $0.875.

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Yield of Aetna Inc was 1.77%. The lowest was 0.03%. And the median was 0.99%.

Warning Sign:

Aetna Inc stock dividend yield is close to 2-year low.

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their own currency.


Related Terms

Dividend Yield, Dividend Payout Ratio, Earnings per Share, 3-Year Dividends Growth Rate, 5-Year Dividends Growth Rate


Historical Data

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their own currency.

Aetna Inc Annual Data

Dec04Dec05Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13
Dividends Per Share 0.010.020.040.040.040.040.040.450.700.80

Aetna Inc Quarterly Data

Dec11Mar12Jun12Sep12Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14
Dividends Per Share 0.150.180.180.180.180.200.200.200.200.23
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