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As of Today, the Dividend Yield of Dow Chemical Co is 2.73%.
Dow Chemical Co stock dividend yield is close to 2-year low.
During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Yield of Dow Chemical Co was 23.46%. The lowest was 1.46%. And the median was 3.36%.
Dow Chemical Co's Dividend Payout Ratio for the three months ended in Dec. 2013 was 0.43.
During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Payout Ratio of Dow Chemical Co was 2.71. The lowest was 0.29. And the median was 0.49.
Dow Chemical Co's Dividends Per Share for the three months ended in Dec. 2013 was $0.32.
During the past 12 months, Dow Chemical Co's average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 5.80% per year. During the past 3 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 28.70% per year. During the past 5 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 24.80% per year. During the past 10 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was -4.60% per year.
During the past 13 years, the highest 3-Year average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate of Dow Chemical Co was 28.70% per year. The lowest was -28.40% per year. And the median was 4.90% 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.
Dow Chemical Co Recent Full-Year Dividend History
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Dow Chemical Co's Dividend Yield (%) for Today is calculated as
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Current Share Price is $48.72.
Dow Chemical Co's Dividends Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Today is $1.33.
* 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.