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As of Today, the Trailing Annual Dividend Yield of AbbVie Inc is 3.35%.
During the past 6 years, the highestTrailing Annual Dividend Yield of AbbVie Inc was 3.83%. The lowest was 0.85%. And the median was 2.74%.
AbbVie Inc's Dividend Payout Ratio for the three months ended in Sep. 2015 was 0.69.
If a company dividend payout ratio is too high, its dividend may not be sustainable. The dividend payout of AbbVie Inc is 0.77, which seems too high.
During the past 6 years, the highest Dividend Payout Ratio of AbbVie Inc was 1.36. The lowest was 0.57. And the median was 0.66.
AbbVie Inc's Dividends Per Share for the three months ended in Sep. 2015 was $0.51.
During the past 12 months, AbbVie Inc's average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 17.70% per year.
The growth rate is calculated with least square regression.
For more information regarding to dividend, please check our Dividend Page.
Dividend Yield measures how much a company pays out in dividends each year relative to its share price.
AbbVie Inc Recent Full-Year Dividend History
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AbbVie Inc's Trailing Annual Dividend Yield (%) for Today is calculated as
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Current Share Price is $60.00.
AbbVie Inc's Dividends Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Today is $2.02.
AbbVie Inc's Projected Annual Dividend Yield (%) for Today is calculated as
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Current Share Price is $60.00.
AbbVie Inc's Dividends Per Share for the forward twelve months is calculated as $0.51 * 4 = $2.04.
Over the long term, the return from dividends has been a significant contributor to the total returns produced by equity securities. Studies by Elroy Dimson, Paul Marsh, and Mike Staunton of Princeton University (2002) found that a market-oriented portfolio, which included reinvested dividends, would have generated nearly 85 times the wealth generated by the same portfolio relying solely on capital gains.
Dividends may also qualify a lower tax rate for investors.
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.
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