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As of Today, the Trailing Annual Dividend Yield of KLA-Tencor Corp is 3.79%.
KLA-Tencor Corp stock dividend yield is close to 10-year high.
During the past 13 years, the highestTrailing Annual Dividend Yield of KLA-Tencor Corp was 4.21%. The lowest was 0.23%. And the median was 2.21%.
KLA-Tencor Corp's Dividend Payout Ratio for the three months ended in Jun. 2015 was 0.56.
If a company dividend payout ratio is too high, its dividend may not be sustainable. The dividend payout of KLA-Tencor Corp is 0.8, which seems too high.
During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Payout Ratio of KLA-Tencor Corp was 0.89. The lowest was 0.05. And the median was 0.31.
KLA-Tencor Corp's Dividends Per Share for the three months ended in Jun. 2015 was $0.50.
During the past 12 months, KLA-Tencor Corp's average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 11.10% per year. During the past 3 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 12.60% per year. During the past 5 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 25.40% per year. During the past 10 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 25.70% per year.
During the past 13 years, the highest 3-Year average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate of KLA-Tencor Corp was 71.00% per year. The lowest was 0.00% per year. And the median was 0.00% 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.
KLA-Tencor Corp Recent Full-Year Dividend History
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KLA-Tencor Corp's Trailing Annual Dividend Yield (%) for Today is calculated as
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Current Share Price is $53.19.
KLA-Tencor Corp's Dividends Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Today is $2.02.
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.