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Aetna Inc (NYSE:AET)
Dividends Per Share
$1.00 (TTM As of Jun. 2016)

Aetna Inc's dividends per share for the three months ended in Jun. 2016 was $0.25. Its dividends per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jun. 2016 was $1.00. Its Dividend Payout Ratio for the three months ended in Jun. 2016 was 0.11. As of today, Aetna Inc's Dividend Yield is 0.84%.

During the past 12 months, Aetna Inc's average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 5.30% per year. During the past 3 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 12.60% per year. During the past 5 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 68.70% per year. During the past 10 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 56.30% per year. Please click Growth Rate Calculation Example (GuruFocus) to see how GuruFocus calculates Wal-Mart Stores Inc (WMT)'s revenue growth rate. You can apply the same method to get the average dividends per share growth rate.

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 12.60% per year.

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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 Jun. 2016 is calculated as

Dividend Payout Ratio=Dividends Per Share (Q: Jun. 2016 )/EPS without NRI (Q: Jun. 2016 )
=0.25/2.23
=0.11

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Payout Ratio of Aetna Inc was 0.34. 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
0.2502016-07-122016-07-142016-07-29Cash Dividendquarterly
0.2502016-04-122016-04-142016-04-29Cash Dividendquarterly
0.2502016-01-122016-01-142016-01-29Cash Dividendquarterly
0.2502015-10-132015-10-152015-10-30Cash Dividendquarterly

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

Dividend Yield=Most Recent Full Year Dividend/Current Share Price
=1/117.52
=0.85 %

Current Share Price is $117.52.
Aetna Inc's Dividends Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Today is $1.

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Yield of Aetna Inc was 1.77%. The lowest was 0.02%. And the median was 0.17%.

* 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, Growth Rate Calculation Example (GuruFocus)


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

Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15
Dividends Per Share 0.040.040.040.040.040.450.700.800.901.00

Aetna Inc Quarterly Data

Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16
Dividends Per Share 0.230.230.230.230.250.250.250.250.250.25
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