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Babcock & Wilcox Co (NYSE:BWC)
Dividend Yield
1.20% (As of Today)

As of Today, the Dividend Yield of Babcock & Wilcox Co is 1.20%.

Good Sign:

Babcock & Wilcox Co stock dividend yield is close to 2-year high.

BWC' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.3   Max: 1.13
Current: 1.2


During the past 6 years, the highest Dividend Yield of Babcock & Wilcox Co was 1.13%. The lowest was 0.30%. And the median was 0.95%.

BWC's Dividend Yieldis ranked lower than
61% of the 1484 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. BWC: 1.20 )

Babcock & Wilcox Co's Dividend Payout Ratio for the three months ended in Mar. 2014 was 0.24.

During the past 6 years, the highest Dividend Payout Ratio of Babcock & Wilcox Co was 0.24. The lowest was 0.07. And the median was 0.17.

Babcock & Wilcox Co's Dividends Per Share for the three months ended in Mar. 2014 was $0.10.

During the past 12 months, Babcock & Wilcox Co's average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 125.00% 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.

Babcock & Wilcox Co Recent Full-Year Dividend History

Amount Ex-date Record Date Pay Date Type Frequency
0.1002014-05-212014-05-232014-06-13Cash Dividendquarterly
0.1002014-02-262014-02-282014-03-17Cash Dividendquarterly
0.1002013-11-212013-11-252013-12-13Cash Dividendquarterly
0.0802013-08-162013-08-202013-09-10Cash Dividendquarterly

Babcock & Wilcox Co's Dividend Yield (%) for Today is calculated as

Dividend Yield=Most Recent Full Year Dividend/Current Share Price
=1.18 %

Current Share Price is $32.31.
Babcock & Wilcox Co's Dividends Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Today is $0.38.

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


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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Related Terms

Dividend Payout Ratio, Dividends Per Share, 3-Year Dividends Growth Rate, 5-Year Dividends Growth Rate

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