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Agilent Technologies Inc (NYSE:A)
Dividend Payout Ratio
0.29 (As of Apr. 2014)

Agilent Technologies Inc's dividend payout ratio for the three months ended in Apr. 2014 was 0.29.

A' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Ratio Range
Min: 0.09   Max: 0.32
Current: 0.24

0.09
0.32

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Payout Ratio of Agilent Technologies Inc was 0.32. The lowest was 0.09. And the median was 0.20.

A's Dividend Payout Ratiois ranked higher than
84% of the 2666 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. A: 0.24 )

As of Today, the Trailing Annual Dividend Yield of Agilent Technologies Inc is 0.88%.

During the past 13 years, the highest Trailing Annual Dividend Yield of Agilent Technologies Inc was 1.02%. The lowest was 0.22%. And the median was 0.88%.

Agilent Technologies Inc's Dividends Per Share for the three months ended in Apr. 2014 was $0.13.

During the past 12 months, Agilent Technologies Inc's average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 20.00% per year.

The growth rate is calculated with least square regression.

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Definition

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

Agilent Technologies Inc's Dividend Payout Ratio for the fiscal year that ended in Oct. 2013 is calculated as

Dividend Payout Ratio=Dividends Per Share (A: Oct. 2013 )/Earnings per Share (A: Oct. 2013 )
=0.46/2.1
=0.22

Agilent Technologies Inc's Dividend Payout Ratio for the quarter that ended in Apr. 2014 is calculated as

Dividend Payout Ratio=Dividends Per Share (Q: Apr. 2014 )/Earnings per Share (Q: Apr. 2014 )
=0.132/0.45
=0.29

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


Explanation

In dividends investing, Payout Ratio and Dividend Growth Rate are the two most important variables for consideration. A lower payout ratio may indicate that the company has more room to increase its dividends.


Related Terms

Net Income, Dividends Per Share, Earnings per Share, Dividend Yield, 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.

Agilent Technologies Inc Annual Data

Oct04Oct05Oct06Oct07Oct08Oct09Oct10Oct11Oct12Oct13
payout 0.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.090.22

Agilent Technologies Inc Quarterly Data

Apr12Jul12Oct12Jan13Apr13Jul13Oct13Jan14Apr14Jul14
payout 0.140.150.090.200.250.250.200.230.290.31
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