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HCA Healthcare Forward Dividend Yield %

: 1.16% (As of Today)
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As of today (2019-11-17), the Forward Annual Dividend Yield of HCA Healthcare is 1.16%.

As of today (2019-11-17), the Trailing Annual Dividend Yield of HCA Healthcare is 1.12%.

HCA Healthcare's Dividends per Share for the three months ended in Sep. 2019 was $0.40.

During the past 12 months, HCA Healthcare's average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 47.60% per year.

The growth rate is calculated with least square regression.

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HCA Healthcare Forward Dividend Yield % Distribution

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HCA Healthcare Forward Dividend Yield % Calculation

Dividend Yield measures how much a company pays out in dividends each year relative to its share price.

HCA Healthcare Recent Full-Year Dividend History

Amount Ex-date Record Date Pay Date Type Frequency Forex Rate
USD 0.4002019-08-302019-09-032019-09-30Cash DividendquarterlyUSD:USD 1.0000
USD 0.4002019-05-312019-06-032019-06-28Cash DividendquarterlyUSD:USD 1.0000
USD 0.4002019-02-282019-03-012019-03-29Cash DividendquarterlyUSD:USD 1.0000
USD 0.3502018-11-302018-12-032018-12-28Cash DividendquarterlyUSD:USD 1.0000

* GuruFocus converts dividend currency to local traded share price currency in order to calculate dividend yield. Please refer to the last column "Forex Rate" in the above table.

HCA Healthcare's Forward Annual Dividend Yield (%) for Today is calculated as

Forward Annual Dividend Yield=Forward Full Year Dividend/Current Share Price
=1.6/138.05
=1.16 %

Current Share Price is $138.05.
HCA Healthcare's Dividends per Share for the forward twelve months is calculated as $0.4 * 4 = $1.6.

HCA Healthcare's Trailing Annual Dividend Yield (%) for Today is calculated as

Trailing Annual Dividend Yield=Most Recent Full Year Dividend/Current Share Price
=1.55/138.05
=1.12 %

Current Share Price is $138.05.
HCA Healthcare's Dividends per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Today is $1.55.

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's currency.


HCA Healthcare  (NYSE:HCA) Forward Dividend Yield % Explanation

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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