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Automatic Data Processing Dividend Yield %

: 1.81% (As of Today)
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As of today (2020-02-19), the Trailing Annual Dividend Yield of Automatic Data Processing is 1.81%.

Warning Sign:

Automatic Data Processing Inc stock dividend yield is close to 10-year low.

NAS:ADP' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.72   Max: 4.33
Current: 1.81

1.72
4.33

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Yield of Automatic Data Processing was 4.33%. The lowest was 1.72%. And the median was 2.56%.

NAS:ADP's Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
63% of the 539 Companies
in the Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.41 vs. NAS:ADP: 1.81 )

Automatic Data Processing's Dividend Payout Ratio for the three months ended in Dec. 2019 was 0.61.

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Payout Ratio of Automatic Data Processing was 0.74. The lowest was 0.55. And the median was 0.59.

As of today (2020-02-19), the Forward Dividend Yield % of Automatic Data Processing is 2.02%.

Automatic Data Processing's Dividends per Share for the three months ended in Dec. 2019 was $0.91.

During the past 12 months, Automatic Data Processing's average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 17.10% per year. During the past 3 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 13.70% per year. During the past 5 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 9.90% per year. During the past 10 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 8.50% per year.

During the past 13 years, the highest 3-Year average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate of Automatic Data Processing was 26.70% per year. The lowest was 0.00% per year. And the median was 14.20% per year.

The growth rate is calculated with least square regression.

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Automatic Data Processing Dividend Yield % Historical Data

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

* Premium members only.

Automatic Data Processing Annual Data
Jun10 Jun11 Jun12 Jun13 Jun14 Jun15 Jun16 Jun17 Jun18 Jun19
Dividend Yield % Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 2.43 2.26 2.19 1.88 1.85

Automatic Data Processing Quarterly Data
Mar15 Jun15 Sep15 Dec15 Mar16 Jun16 Sep16 Dec16 Mar17 Jun17 Sep17 Dec17 Mar18 Jun18 Sep18 Dec18 Mar19 Jun19 Sep19 Dec19
Dividend Yield % Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 2.14 1.85 1.85 1.96 1.92

Competitive Comparison
* 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.


Automatic Data Processing Dividend Yield % Distribution

* The bar in red indicates where Automatic Data Processing's Dividend Yield % falls into.



Automatic Data Processing Dividend Yield % Calculation

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

Automatic Data Processing Recent Full-Year Dividend History

Amount Ex-date Record Date Pay Date Type Frequency Forex Rate
USD 0.9102019-12-122019-12-132020-01-01Cash DividendquarterlyUSD:USD 1.0000
USD 0.7902019-09-122019-09-132019-10-01Cash DividendquarterlyUSD:USD 1.0000
USD 0.7902019-06-132019-06-142019-07-01Cash DividendquarterlyUSD:USD 1.0000
USD 0.7902019-03-072019-03-082019-04-01Cash 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.

Automatic Data Processing's Trailing Annual Dividend Yield (%) for Today is calculated as

Trailing Annual Dividend Yield=Most Recent Full Year Dividend/Current Share Price
=3.28/181.25
=1.81 %

Current Share Price is $181.25.
Automatic Data Processing's Dividends per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Today is $3.28.

Automatic Data Processing's Forward Annual Dividend Yield (%) for Today is calculated as

Forward Annual Dividend Yield=Forward Full Year Dividend/Current Share Price
=3.64/181.25
=2.01 %

Current Share Price is $181.25.
Automatic Data Processing's Dividends per Share for the forward twelve months is calculated as $0.91 * 4 = $3.64.

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


Automatic Data Processing  (NAS:ADP) 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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