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National Grid Dividend Yield %

: 5.24% (As of Today)
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As of today (2020-10-01), the Trailing Annual Dividend Yield of National Grid is 5.24%.

Good Sign:

National Grid PLC stock dividend yield is close to 2-year high.

NYSE:NGG' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.89   Med: 5.28   Max: 6.66
Current: 5.24

3.89
6.66

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Yield of National Grid was 6.66%. The lowest was 3.89%. And the median was 5.28%.

NYSE:NGG's Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
80% of the 387 Companies
in the Utilities - Regulated industry.

( Industry Median: 3.76 vs. NYSE:NGG: 5.24 )

National Grid's Dividend Payout Ratio for the six months ended in Mar. 2020 was 0.65.

Warning Sign:

If a company dividend payout ratio is too high, its dividend may not be sustainable. The dividend payout ratio of National Grid PLC is 1.31, which seems too high.

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Payout Ratio of National Grid was 1.33. The lowest was 0.44. And the median was 0.76.

As of today (2020-10-01), the Forward Dividend Yield % of National Grid is 5.24%.

National Grid's Dividends per Share for the six months ended in Mar. 2020 was $1.02.

During the past 12 months, National Grid's average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 2.80% per year. During the past 3 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 0.30% per year. During the past 5 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 0.30% per year. During the past 10 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 2.30% per year.

During the past 13 years, the highest 3-Year average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate of National Grid was 13.70% per year. The lowest was -42.90% per year. And the median was 5.85% per year.

The growth rate is calculated with least square regression.

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


National Grid 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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National Grid Annual Data
Mar11 Mar12 Mar13 Mar14 Mar15 Mar16 Mar17 Mar18 Mar19 Mar20
Dividend Yield % Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 4.35 4.18 5.16 5.59 5.31

National Grid Semi-Annual Data
Sep10 Mar11 Sep11 Mar12 Sep12 Mar13 Sep13 Mar14 Sep14 Mar15 Sep15 Mar16 Sep16 Mar17 Sep17 Mar18 Sep18 Mar19 Sep19 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 5.16 5.93 5.59 5.70 5.31

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.


National Grid Dividend Yield % Distribution

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



National Grid Dividend Yield % Calculation

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

National Grid Recent Full-Year Dividend History

Amount Ex-date Record Date Pay Date Type Frequency Forex Rate
USD 2.0132020-07-012020-07-022020-08-19Cash Dividendsemi-annuallyUSD:USD 1.0000
USD 1.0672019-11-272019-11-292020-01-15Cash Dividendsemi-annuallyUSD: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.

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

Trailing Annual Dividend Yield=Most Recent Full Year Dividend/Current Share Price
=3.08/58.77
=5.24 %

Current Share Price is $58.77.
National Grid's Dividends per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Today is $3.08.

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

Forward Annual Dividend Yield=Forward Full Year Dividend/Current Share Price
=4.026/58.77
=6.85 %

Current Share Price is $58.77.
National Grid's Dividends per Share for the forward twelve months is calculated as $2.013 * 2 = $4.026.

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


National Grid  (NYSE:NGG) 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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