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St Jude Medical Inc (NYSE:STJ)
Dividend Yield
1.60% (As of Today)

As of Today, the Dividend Yield of St Jude Medical Inc is 1.60%.

Warning Sign:

St Jude Medical Inc stock dividend yield is close to 2-year low.

STJ' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.39   Max: 2.81
Current: 1.6


During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Yield of St Jude Medical Inc was 2.81%. The lowest was 0.39%. And the median was 1.87%.

STJ's Dividend Yieldis ranked higher than
63% of the 178 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 1.26 vs. STJ: 1.60 )

St Jude Medical Inc's Dividend Payout Ratio for the three months ended in Mar. 2014 was 0.31.

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Payout Ratio of St Jude Medical Inc was 0.63. The lowest was 0.19. And the median was 0.32.

St Jude Medical Inc's Dividends Per Share for the three months ended in Mar. 2014 was $0.27.

During the past 12 months, St Jude Medical Inc's average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 8.50% 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.

St Jude Medical Inc Recent Full-Year Dividend History

Amount Ex-date Record Date Pay Date Type Frequency
0.2702014-06-262014-06-302014-07-31Cash Dividendquarterly
0.2702014-03-272014-03-312014-04-30Cash Dividendquarterly
0.2502013-12-272013-12-312014-01-31Cash Dividendquarterly
0.2502013-09-262013-09-302013-10-31Cash Dividendquarterly

St Jude Medical Inc's Dividend Yield (%) for Today is calculated as

Dividend Yield=Most Recent Full Year Dividend/Current Share Price
=1.56 %

Current Share Price is $66.77.
St Jude Medical Inc's Dividends Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Today is $1.04.

* 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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