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Cardinal Health Dividend Yield %

: 3.97% (As of Today)
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As of today (2021-10-22), the Trailing Annual Dividend Yield of Cardinal Health is 3.97%.

Good Sign:

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

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

NYSE:CAH' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.5   Med: 2.22   Max: 4.53
Current: 3.97

1.5
4.53

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Yield of Cardinal Health was 4.53%. The lowest was 1.50%. And the median was 2.22%.

NYSE:CAH's Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
80% of the 5 Companies
in the Medical Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 0.47 vs. NYSE:CAH: 3.97 )

Cardinal Health's Dividend Payout Ratio for the three months ended in Jun. 2021 was 1.23.

Warning Sign:

If a company dividend payout ratio is too high, its dividend may not be sustainable. The dividend payout ratio of Cardinal Health Inc is 0.94, which seems too high.

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Payout Ratio of Cardinal Health was 2.30. The lowest was 0.29. And the median was 0.42.

As of today (2021-10-22), the Forward Dividend Yield % of Cardinal Health is 3.99%.

Cardinal Health's Dividends per Share for the three months ended in Jun. 2021 was $0.49.

During the past 12 months, Cardinal Health's average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 1.00% per year. During the past 3 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 1.50% per year. During the past 5 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 3.40% per year. During the past 10 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 9.80% per year.

During the past 13 years, the highest 3-Year average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate of Cardinal Health was 57.20% per year. The lowest was 1.50% per year. And the median was 17.95% per year.

The growth rate is calculated with least square regression.

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Cardinal Health Dividend Yield % Historical Data

The historical data trend for Cardinal Health'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.

* Premium members only.

Cardinal Health Annual Data
Trend Jun12 Jun13 Jun14 Jun15 Jun16 Jun17 Jun18 Jun19 Jun20 Jun21
Dividend Yield %
Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 2.32 3.82 4.06 3.70 3.41

Cardinal Health Quarterly Data
Sep16 Dec16 Mar17 Jun17 Sep17 Dec17 Mar18 Jun18 Sep18 Dec18 Mar19 Jun19 Sep19 Dec19 Mar20 Jun20 Sep20 Dec20 Mar21 Jun21
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 3.70 4.12 3.62 3.20 3.41

Competitive Comparison

For the Medical Distribution subindustry, Cardinal Health'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.

   

Cardinal Health Dividend Yield % Distribution

For the Medical Distribution industry and Healthcare sector, Cardinal Health's Dividend Yield % distribution charts can be found below:

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



Cardinal Health Dividend Yield % Calculation

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

Cardinal Health Recent Full-Year Dividend History

Amount Ex-date Record Date Pay Date Type Frequency Forex Rate
USD 0.4912021-09-302021-10-012021-10-15Cash DividendquarterlyUSD:USD 1.000000
USD 0.4912021-06-302021-07-012021-07-15Cash DividendquarterlyUSD:USD 1.000000
USD 0.4862021-03-312021-04-012021-04-15Cash DividendquarterlyUSD:USD 1.000000
USD 0.4862020-12-312021-01-042021-01-15Cash DividendquarterlyUSD:USD 1.000000

* 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.

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

Trailing Annual Dividend Yield=Most Recent Full Year Dividend/Current Share Price
=1.954/49.20
=3.97 %

Current Share Price is $49.20.
Cardinal Health's Dividends per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Today is $1.954.

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

Forward Annual Dividend Yield=Forward Full Year Dividend/Current Share Price
=1.964/49.20
=3.99 %

Current Share Price is $49.20.
Cardinal Health's Dividends per Share for the forward twelve months is calculated as $0.491 * 4 = $1.964.

* 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.


Cardinal Health  (NYSE:CAH) 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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Cardinal Health Business Description

Cardinal Health logo
Industry
Healthcare » Medical Distribution NAICS : 424210 SIC : 5122
Address
7000 Cardinal Place, Dublin, OH, USA, 43017
Cardinal Health is the third- largest global logistics provider engaged in wholesale pharmaceutical and medical products. Similar to its closest two peers, the company has evolved over time and has become entrenched in the sourcing and distribution of brand-name and generic pharmaceuticals and related services to hospitals, healthcare systems, pharmacies, ambulatory surgery centers, clinical laboratories, and physician offices. Through acquisitions, Cardinal Health has the ability to manufacture commodity products and certain medical devices.
Executives
Losh J Michael director H.B. FULLER COMPANY P.O. BOX 64683 ST. PAUL MN 55164-0683
Scarborough Dean A director 150 N. ORANGE GROVE BLVD PASADENA CA 91103
Snow Ola M officer: Chief Human Resources Officer 7000 CARDINAL PLACE DUBLIN OH 43017
Edison Sheri H. director 1069 STATE ROUTE 46 EAST BATESVILLE IN 47006
English Patricia M officer: Chief Accounting Officer 7000 CARDINAL PLACE DUBLIN OH 43017
Mason Stephen M officer: CEO, Medical Segment 7000 CARDINAL PLACE DUBLIN OH 43017
Mayer Jessica L officer: Chief Legal/Compliance Officer 7000 CARDINAL PLACE DUBLIN OH 43017
Rice Brian S officer: Chief Information Officer 7000 CARDINAL PLACE DUBLIN OH 43017
Holcomb Michele officer: EVP - Strategy & Corp. Dev. 7000 CARDINAL PLACE DUBLIN OH 43017
Hollar Jason M. officer: Chief Financial Officer 3333 BEVERLY ROAD HOFFMAN ESTATES IL 60179
Kaufmann Michael C director, officer: CEO 7000 CARDINAL PLACE DUBLIN OH 43017
Crawford Victor L. officer: CEO, Pharmaceutical Segment C/O THE PEPSI BOTTLING GROUP, INC. ONE PEPSI WAY SOMERS NY 10589
Laws Stuart G officer: SVP & Chief Accounting Officer CARDINAL HEALTH, INC. 7000 CARDINAL PLACE DUBLIN OH 43017
Evans David C director C/O THE SCOTTS MIRACLE-GRO COMPANY 14111 SCOTTSLAWN ROAD MARYSVILLE OH 43041
Darden Calvin director 11235 STROUP ROAD ROSWELL GA 30075

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