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    Historical Growth Rate and Dividend Yields for a Company

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    The current dividend yield for a company in $1.46 and the dividend eight years ago was $0.585. The current stock price is $80.00

    What is the historical dividend growth rate for the company?

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    Because it is impossible to be certain what future growth rate is going to be, the historical growth rate is usually calculated for dividend prediction.The following method is used estimate the historical dividends growth rate of a company.
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    <br>Compound Growth Rate, Point-to-Point
    <br>The compound growth rate, point-to-point, takes two historical dividends and uses ...

    Solution Summary

    This job determines historical growth rates. The current stock price is examined.

    $2.19