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Becton, Dickinson and Co Dividend Yield %

: 1.23% (As of Today)
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As of today (2020-08-07), the Trailing Annual Dividend Yield of Becton, Dickinson and Co is 1.23%.

Warning Sign:

Becton, Dickinson and Co stock dividend yield is close to 10-year low.

NYSE:BDX' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.11   Med: 1.69   Max: 2.44
Current: 1.23

1.11
2.44

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Yield of Becton, Dickinson and Co was 2.44%. The lowest was 1.11%. And the median was 1.69%.

NYSE:BDX's Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
58% of the 200 Companies
in the Medical Devices & Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 0.99 vs. NYSE:BDX: 1.23 )

Becton, Dickinson and Co's Dividend Payout Ratio for the three months ended in Mar. 2020 was 1.49.

Warning Sign:

If a company dividend payout ratio is too high, its dividend may not be sustainable. The dividend payout ratio of Becton, Dickinson and Co is 0.93, which seems too high.

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Payout Ratio of Becton, Dickinson and Co was 5.00. The lowest was 0.31. And the median was 0.51.

As of today (2020-08-07), the Forward Dividend Yield % of Becton, Dickinson and Co is 1.24%.

Becton, Dickinson and Co's Dividends per Share for the three months ended in Mar. 2020 was $0.79.

During the past 12 months, Becton, Dickinson and Co's average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 2.60% per year. During the past 3 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 5.30% per year. During the past 5 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 7.40% per year. During the past 10 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 9.30% per year.

During the past 13 years, the highest 3-Year average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate of Becton, Dickinson and Co was 29.10% per year. The lowest was 2.60% per year. And the median was 11.00% per year.

The growth rate is calculated with least square regression.

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Becton, Dickinson and Co 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.

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Becton, Dickinson and Co Annual Data
Sep10 Sep11 Sep12 Sep13 Sep14 Sep15 Sep16 Sep17 Sep18 Sep19
Dividend Yield % Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 1.81 1.47 1.49 1.15 1.22

Becton, Dickinson and Co Quarterly Data
Jun15 Sep15 Dec15 Mar16 Jun16 Sep16 Dec16 Mar17 Jun17 Sep17 Dec17 Mar18 Jun18 Sep18 Dec18 Mar19 Jun19 Sep19 Dec19 Mar20
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 1.22 1.21 1.22 1.14 1.36

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.


Becton, Dickinson and Co Dividend Yield % Distribution

* The bar in red indicates where Becton, Dickinson and Co's Dividend Yield % falls into.



Becton, Dickinson and Co Dividend Yield % Calculation

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

Becton, Dickinson and Co Recent Full-Year Dividend History

Amount Ex-date Record Date Pay Date Type Frequency Forex Rate
USD 0.7902020-06-082020-06-092020-06-30Cash DividendquarterlyUSD:USD 1.0000
USD 0.7902020-03-092020-03-102020-03-31Cash DividendquarterlyUSD:USD 1.0000
USD 0.7902019-12-092019-12-102019-12-31Cash DividendquarterlyUSD:USD 1.0000
USD 0.7702019-09-062019-09-092019-09-30Cash 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.

Becton, Dickinson and Co's Trailing Annual Dividend Yield (%) for Today is calculated as

Trailing Annual Dividend Yield=Most Recent Full Year Dividend/Current Share Price
=3.14/256.41
=1.22 %

Current Share Price is $256.41.
Becton, Dickinson and Co's Dividends per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Today is $3.14.

Becton, Dickinson and Co's Forward Annual Dividend Yield (%) for Today is calculated as

Forward Annual Dividend Yield=Forward Full Year Dividend/Current Share Price
=3.16/256.41
=1.23 %

Current Share Price is $256.41.
Becton, Dickinson and Co's Dividends per Share for the forward twelve months is calculated as $0.79 * 4 = $3.16.

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


Becton, Dickinson and Co  (NYSE:BDX) 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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