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How Dividend Yields of BHGE and NOV Stack Up

WRITTEN BY Alex Chamberlin FEATURED IN Price Movement Observations

Baker Hughes’s dividend and dividend yield

Baker Hughes’s (BHGE) quarterly dividend per share remained unchanged from 4Q16 to 4Q17. In 4Q17, BHGE’s quarterly dividend per share (or DPS) was $0.18. As of February 9, 2018, BHGE’s stock price decreased 35% compared to a year ago. Unchanged DPS and a lower stock price led to BHGE’s dividend yield increasing to 2.5% as of February 9, 2018, from ~1.1% a year earlier. Baker Hughes makes up 0.05% of the iShares Dow Jones US ETF (IYY). IYY increased 12% in the past year until February 9, 2018.How Dividend Yields of BHGE and NOV Stack Up

Analyzing NOV’s dividend yield

Baker Hughes’s dividend yield, expressed as dividend per share relative to the share price, is higher compared to National Oilwell Varco’s (NOV). National Oilwell Varco’s quarterly DPS remained unchanged from 4Q16 to 4Q17. National Oilwell Varco’s 4Q17 quarterly DPS stood at $0.05. As of February 9, 2018, NOV’s stock price decreased 16% compared to a year ago. Unchanged DPS and a lower stock price led to NOV’s dividend yield rising marginally to 0.59% as of February 9, 2018, from 0.52% a year earlier. Read more on National Oilwell Varco in Market Realist’s What Worked for National Oilwell Varco in Its 4Q17 Earnings?

In the next article, we’ll compare the relative valuation multiples of these OFS energy stocks.

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