Aetna (AET) dividend stock





  • Yield

     1.30%
  • Dividend

     2
  • 5 year dividend growth rate
     10.8%
  • Dividend increased

     5 yrs.
  • Payout ratio

     44%
  • Dividend pay date

     7/28/2017
  • Ex-dividend date

     7/11/2017
  • Uninterrupted
    dividends
     N/A yrs.
  • Yield compared to 5 year average
     + 18.2%
  • Dividend payback
    period
      yrs.
  • Chowder rule

     12.1
  • Tweed factor

     -22.0
Rating
Overall rating
The overall rating measures the general health and sustainabilty of the company's dividend. It is an average of the five ratings below.





Dividend increased years
This rating looks at the number of years the company has increased their dividend consecutively. 1 star is given for 7 years or below and 5 stars are given for 23 years or more.





Dividend yield
This rating evaluates the size of the yield. 1 star is given for a yield below 0.75% and 5 stars for yields above 6.75%.





Payout ratio
The payout ratio shows how much of the earnings are being paid out as dividends. We award 0 stars for payout ratios above 100% and 5 stars for ratios below 10%.





Dividend growth rate
This rating takes into account the growth of the dividend. Companies that have a dividend growth rate below 1.5% get 1 star while 5 stars are given for rates above 13.5%.





Yield compared to 5 year average
If the current yield is below the 5 year average, it tends to indicate that the stock is cheap. A rating of 0 is given if the current yield is below 0 percent compared to the average and a rating of 5 is given if it's more than 22.5% above.
Relative valuations
Yield compared to 5 year average   
18.2%
Payout ratio compared to 5 year average   
10.6%
P/E compared to 5 year average   
179.4%
Price per book value compared to 5 year average   
83.9%
Price change from 52 week high   
-6.7%
Price change from 50 days average   
-2.5%
Price change from 200 days average   
5.4%
Price info
Change
0.18 (0.12%)


Last price
153.57 USD


Day range
150.43 - 155.26


Year range
104.59 - 164.52

Financial health
Current ratio
0.82


Debt/equity ratio
48.39


Cash
5.41B


Debt
7.83B


Credit rating
BBB+

Valuation
Price/earning (P/E)
34.09


Price/book (P/B)
3.31


Forward price/earning (P/E)
15.10


Price/sales (P/S)
0.82


PEG
1.71


Market cap
51.00B

Recession performance (2007 - 2009)
0.0400,0.0400,0.0400
  • 2007
  • 2008
  • 2009
Dvidend growth (annualized)   
0.0%
3.4700,2.8300,2.8400
  • 2007
  • 2008
  • 2009
Earnings per share growth (annualized)   
-9.5%
10 year history
0.0400,0.0400,0.0400,0.0400,0.6000,0.7000,0.8000,0.9000,1.0000,1.0000
  • 07
  • 08
  • 09
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12
  • 13
  • 14
  • 15
  • ttm
Dividend growth (annualized)   
43.0%
3.4700,2.8300,2.8400,4.1800,5.2200,4.8100,5.3300,5.6800,6.7800,6.7800
  • 07
  • 08
  • 09
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12
  • 13
  • 14
  • 15
  • ttm
Earnings per share growth (annualized)   
7.7%
20.2300,17.7500,22.0600,25.7300,30.1100,31.7600,37.6000,42.6600,45.4000,46.0900
  • 07
  • 08
  • 09
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12
  • 13
  • 14
  • 15
  • ttm
Book value per share growth (annualized)   
9.6%
1.2000,1.4000,1.4000,1.0000,7.2000,14.6000,15.7000,14.6000,15.0000,14.8000
  • 07
  • 08
  • 09
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12
  • 13
  • 14
  • 15
  • ttm
Payout ratio growth (annualized)   
32.2%
527.0000,488.0000,450.0000,423.0000,380.0000,345.0000,359.0000,359.0000,353.0000,353.0000
  • 07
  • 08
  • 09
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12
  • 13
  • 14
  • 15
  • ttm
Shares outstanding growth (annualized)   
-4.4%
Other companies in the health care plans industry
Company
Div. increase  
Yield
Div. growth
USA   CVS Health 14 yrs2.51%27.7%
USA   UnitedHealth Group 8 yrs1.55%26.7%
USA   Anthem 7 yrs1.53%21.1%
USA   Humana 7 yrs0.67%18.3%
Company profile
Empoloyees
48,800


Sector


Website


Founded
1853


Industry


SEC filings




Aetna Inc. operates as a health care benefits company in the United States. It operates through three segments: Health Care, Group Insurance, and Large Case Pensions. The Health Care segment offers medical, pharmacy benefit management services, dental, behavioral health, and vision plans on an insur...
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Address:
151 Farmington Avenue, Hartford, CT, 06156

Phone:
+1 860 273-0123
The dividend of Aetna is 2 USD and based on a stock price of 153.57, the yield is 1.30%. Since 2012they have raised their dividend each year, that is 5 years in a row. An earnings per share of 4.51 and a dividend of 2 gives Aetna a payout ratio of 44%. The dividend payback period is years, assuming the dividend growth stays the same. The 5 year dividend compund annual growth (CAGR) rate is 10.8%. Aetna has gone ex-dividend on the 7/11/2017, and the dividend pay date is 7/28/2017. 48,800 people work for them (a US company) and it has been founded back in 1853. They are in the healthcare sector and the health care plans industry. Our dividend rating for this stock is 2.5 / 5 stars.






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