Comparing BHGE’s and NOV’s Dividend Yields



Baker Hughes’s dividend and dividend yield

Baker Hughes’s (BHGE) quarterly DPS (dividend per share) remained unchanged from 1Q17 to 1Q18. In 1Q18, BHGE’s quarterly dividend per share was $0.18.

Analyzing NOV’s dividend yield

National Oilwell Varco’s (NOV) quarterly DPS remained unchanged from 1Q17 to 1Q18. The company’s 1Q18 quarterly DPS stands at $0.05. As of May 7, NOV’s stock price has risen 13% compared to a year ago. NOV’s unchanged DPS and higher stock price have led to its dividend yield falling marginally to 0.52% as of May 7 compared to 0.59% a year earlier. You can read more about National Oilwell Varco in Market Realist’s Analyzing National Oilwell Varco’s 1Q18 Performance.

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

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