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Alcon Dividend Yield %

: 0.28% (As of Today)
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As of today (2022-08-11), the Trailing Annual Dividend Yield of Alcon is 0.28%.

Good Sign:

Alcon Inc stock dividend yield is close to 2-year high.

The historical rank and industry rank for Alcon's Dividend Yield % or its related term are showing as below:

ALC' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.12   Med: 0.14   Max: 0.28
Current: 0.28

During the past 6 years, the highest Dividend Yield of Alcon was 0.28%. The lowest was 0.12%. And the median was 0.14%.

ALC's Dividend Yield % is ranked worse than
96.28% of 296 companies
in the Medical Devices & Instruments industry
Industry Median: 1.41 vs ALC: 0.28

Alcon's Dividend Payout Ratio for the three months ended in Mar. 2022 was 0.00.

During the past 6 years, the highest Dividend Payout Ratio of Alcon was 0.15. The lowest was 0.12. And the median was 0.15.

As of today (2022-08-11), the Forward Dividend Yield % of Alcon is 0.28%.

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

The growth rate is calculated with least square regression.

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


Alcon Dividend Yield % Historical Data

The historical data trend for Alcon's Dividend Yield % can be seen below:

* 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.

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Alcon Annual Data
Trend Dec16 Dec17 Dec18 Dec19 Dec20 Dec21
Dividend Yield %
Premium Member Only - - - - 0.13

Alcon Quarterly Data
Dec16 Dec17 Jun18 Sep18 Dec18 Mar19 Jun19 Sep19 Dec19 Mar20 Jun20 Sep20 Dec20 Mar21 Jun21 Sep21 Dec21 Mar22
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 - 0.16 0.14 0.13 0.14

Competitive Comparison

For the Medical Instruments & Supplies subindustry, Alcon's Dividend Yield %, along with its competitors' market caps and 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.

   

Alcon Dividend Yield % Distribution

For the Medical Devices & Instruments industry and Healthcare sector, Alcon's Dividend Yield % distribution charts can be found below:

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



Alcon Dividend Yield % Calculation

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

Alcon Recent Full-Year* Dividend History

Amount Ex-date Record Date Pay Date Type Frequency Forex Rate
CHF 0.2002022-05-032022-05-042022-05-05Cash DividendannuallyCHF:USD 1.014405

* 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.

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

Trailing Annual Dividend Yield=Most Recent Full Year Dividend/Current Share Price
=0.202881/71.94
=0.28 %

Current Share Price is $71.94.
Alcon's Dividends per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Today is $0.202881.

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

Forward Annual Dividend Yield=Forward Full Year Dividend/Current Share Price
=0.202881/71.94
=0.28 %

Current Share Price is $71.94.
Alcon's Dividends per Share for the forward twelve months is calculated as $0.202881 * 1 = $0.202881.

* 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.


Alcon  (NYSE:ALC) 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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Alcon Business Description

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Alcon, headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas, is the global eyecare leader with a diverse portfolio in ophthalmology including contact lenses, eye drops, surgical equipment, and related surgical products. Novartis purchased Alcon from Nestle in 2010 and, following nine years as a Novartis subsidiary, the company was spun-off as a public company in April 2019. The company reports five distinct segments: implantables (16% of revenue), consumables (31%), equipment (9%), contact lenses (27%), and ocular health (17%). The company is geographically diversified, with only about 40% of revenue from the U.S. market, and the firm has a strong presence in the European Union and Japan.

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