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As of Today, the Trailing Annual Dividend Yield of Walgreen Co is 1.93%.
During the past 13 years, the highestTrailing Annual Dividend Yield of Walgreen Co was 3.11%. The lowest was 0.44%. And the median was 1.47%.
Walgreen Co's Dividend Payout Ratio for the three months ended in Aug. 2014 was 0.00.
If a company dividend payout ratio is too high, its dividend may not be sustainable. The dividend payout of Walgreen Co is 0.72, which seems too high.
During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Payout Ratio of Walgreen Co was 0.64. The lowest was 0.14. And the median was 0.22.
Walgreen Co's Dividends Per Share for the three months ended in Aug. 2014 was $0.34.
During the past 12 months, Walgreen Co's average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 12.50% per year. During the past 3 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 19.60% per year. During the past 5 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 21.90% per year. During the past 10 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 22.30% per year.
During the past 13 years, the highest 3-Year average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate of Walgreen Co was 26.00% per year. The lowest was 3.70% per year. And the median was 19.60% 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.
Walgreen Co Recent Full-Year Dividend History
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Walgreen Co's Trailing Annual Dividend Yield (%) for Today is calculated as
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Current Share Price is $67.59.
Walgreen Co's Dividends Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Today is $1.306.
Walgreen Co's Projected Annual Dividend Yield (%) for Today is calculated as
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Current Share Price is $67.59.
Walgreen Co's Dividends Per Share for the forward twelve months is calculated as $0.338 * 4 = $1.352.
* 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.