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As of Today, the Trailing Annual Dividend Yield of A O Smith Corp is 0.96%.
A O Smith Corp stock dividend yield is close to 1-year low.
During the past 13 years, the highestTrailing Annual Dividend Yield of A O Smith Corp was 3.39%. The lowest was 0.81%. And the median was 1.53%.
A O Smith Corp's Dividend Payout Ratio for the three months ended in Dec. 2014 was 0.25.
During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Payout Ratio of A O Smith Corp was 0.85. The lowest was 0.08. And the median was 0.27.
A O Smith Corp's Dividends Per Share for the three months ended in Dec. 2014 was $0.15.
During the past 12 months, A O Smith Corp's average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 30.40% per year. During the past 3 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 26.00% per year. During the past 5 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 18.80% per year. During the past 10 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 10.00% per year.
During the past 13 years, the highest 3-Year average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate of A O Smith Corp was 26.00% per year. The lowest was 2.90% per year. And the median was 5.10% per year.
The growth rate is calculated with least square regression.
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Dividend Yield measures how much a company pays out in dividends each year relative to its share price.
A O Smith Corp Recent Full-Year Dividend History
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A O Smith Corp's Trailing Annual Dividend Yield (%) for Today is calculated as
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Current Share Price is $66.59.
A O Smith Corp's Dividends Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Today is $0.64.
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.