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Aetna Inc (NYSE:AET)
3-Year Dividends Growth Rate
171.40% (As of Dec. 2013)

Aetna Inc's Dividends Per Share for the three months ended in Dec. 2013 was $0.20.

AET' s 10-Year Dividend Growth Rate 3y Range
Min: 0   Max: 171.4
Current: 171.4

0
171.4

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.

AET's Dividend Growth Rate 3yis ranked higher than
90% of the 10 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: -15.70 vs. AET: 171.40 )

During the past 12 months, Aetna Inc's average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 14.30% 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.

The growth rate is calculated with least square regression.

Aetna Inc's Dividend Payout Ratio for the three months ended in Dec. 2013 was 0.20. As of today, Aetna Inc's Dividend Yield is 1.30%.

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Definition

This is the average annual rate that a company has been raising its dividends. The growth rate is calculated with least square regression.


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 Dec. 2013 is calculated as

Dividend Payout Ratio=Dividends Per Share (Q: Dec. 2013 )/Earnings per Share (Q: Dec. 2013 )
=0.2/0.996
=0.20

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Payout Ratio of Aetna Inc was 0.15. The lowest was 0.00. And the median was 0.01.

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
0.2252014-04-082014-04-102014-04-25Cash Dividendquarterly
0.2252014-01-142014-01-162014-01-31Cash Dividendquarterly
0.2002013-10-082013-10-102013-10-25Cash Dividendquarterly
0.2002013-07-092013-07-112013-07-26Cash Dividendquarterly

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

Dividend Yield=Most Recent Full Year Dividend/Current Share Price
=0.85/67.77
=1.25 %

Current Share Price is $67.77.
Aetna Inc's Dividends Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Today is $0.85.

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Yield of Aetna Inc was 1.77%. The lowest was 0.03%. And the median was 0.90%.

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


Related Terms

Dividends Per Share, Dividend Payout Ratio, Dividend Yield, 5-Year Dividends Growth Rate

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