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Cameco Forward Dividend Yield %

: 0.38% (As of Today)
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As of today (2022-08-10), the Forward Annual Dividend Yield of Cameco is 0.38%.

As of today (2022-08-10), the Trailing Annual Dividend Yield of Cameco is 0.25%.

CCJ's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked worse than
95.65% of 69 companies
in the Other Energy Sources industry
Industry Median: 6.41 vs CCJ: 0.38

Cameco's Dividends per Share for the three months ended in Jun. 2022 was $0.00.

During the past 5 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was -30.80% per year. During the past 10 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was -18.50% per year.

During the past 13 years, the highest 3-Year average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate of Cameco was 31.70% per year. The lowest was -41.50% per year. And the median was 12.75% per year.

The growth rate is calculated with least square regression.

For more information regarding to dividend, please check our Dividend Page.

Competitive Comparison

For the Uranium subindustry, Cameco's Forward Dividend Yield %, along with its competitors' market caps and Forward Dividend Yield % data, can be viewed below:

* Competitive companies are chosen from companies within the same industry, with headquarter located in same country, with closest market capitalization; x-axis shows the market cap, and y-axis shows the term value; the bigger the dot, the larger the market cap. Note that "N/A" values will not show up in the chart.


Cameco Forward Dividend Yield % Distribution

For the Other Energy Sources industry and Energy sector, Cameco's Forward Dividend Yield % distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where Cameco's Forward Dividend Yield % falls into.

Cameco Forward Dividend Yield % Calculation

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

Cameco Recent Full-Year* Dividend History

Amount Ex-date Record Date Pay Date Type Frequency Forex Rate
CAD 0.0802021-11-292021-11-302021-12-15Cash DividendannuallyCAD:USD 0.780518

* GuruFocus has an internal rule that if the most recent dividend payment frequency is at least 4 times a year, then the full year will be calculated according to the frequency of payment or the one-year time frame, whichever is stricter.
* 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.

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

Forward Annual Dividend Yield=Forward Full Year Dividend/Current Share Price
=0.25 %

Current Share Price is $25.48.
Cameco's Dividends per Share for the forward twelve months is calculated as $0.06244144 * 1 = $0.06244144.

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

Trailing Annual Dividend Yield=Most Recent Full Year Dividend/Current Share Price
=0.25 %

Current Share Price is $25.48.
Cameco's Dividends per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Today is $0.06244144.

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.

Cameco  (NYSE:CCJ) 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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Cameco Business Description

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2121 - 11th Street West, Saskatoon, SK, CAN, S7M 1J3
Cameco is one of the world's largest uranium producers. When operating at normal production, the flagship McArthur River mine in Saskatchewan accounts for roughly 50% of output in normal market conditions. Amid years of uranium price weakness, the company has reduced production, instead purchasing from the spot market to meet contracted deliveries. In the long term, Cameco has the ability increase annual uranium production by restarting shut mines and investing in new ones. In addition to its large uranium mining business, Cameco operates uranium conversion and fabrication facilities.

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