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What Is Hess’s Dividend Yield Trend?

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Hess’s dividends and dividend yields

Hess Corporation (HES) paid a dividend of $0.25 per share on its common stock on June 16, 2016. Its trailing-12-month dividend payments total $1 per share.

As of June 28, Hess’s dividend yield (dividend divided by share price) was 1.9%. As we can see in the above chart, Hess’s dividend yield was mostly in an uptrend between 1Q14 and 4Q15. This was because of its falling stock price in this period. Between 4Q15 and 1Q16 however, Hess’s dividend yield fell.

Upstream peers Apache (APA) and Cimarex Energy (XEC) have dividend yields of 1.9% and 0.5%, respectively.

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