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As of Today, the Trailing Annual Dividend Yield of Johnson & Johnson is 2.85%.
During the past 13 years, the highestTrailing Annual Dividend Yield of Johnson & Johnson was 3.84%. The lowest was 1.64%. And the median was 2.77%.
Johnson & Johnson's Dividend Payout Ratio for the three months ended in Jun. 2015 was 0.47.
During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Payout Ratio of Johnson & Johnson was 13.89. The lowest was 0.29. And the median was 0.40.
Johnson & Johnson's Dividends Per Share for the three months ended in Jun. 2015 was $0.75.
During the past 12 months, Johnson & Johnson's average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 6.30% per year. During the past 3 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 7.00% per year. During the past 5 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 7.30% per year. During the past 10 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 9.30% per year.
During the past 13 years, the highest 3-Year average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate of Johnson & Johnson was 17.10% per year. The lowest was 7.00% per year. And the median was 13.40% 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.
Johnson & Johnson Recent Full-Year Dividend History
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Johnson & Johnson's Trailing Annual Dividend Yield (%) for Today is calculated as
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Current Share Price is $99.80.
Johnson & Johnson's Dividends Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Today is $2.85.
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.