Dividend Growth of Hill-Rom Holdings Inc(HRC)

Hill-Rom Holdings Inc(HRC) is having a Dividend Yield of 1.09% with the Annual cash Dividend per share of $0.67. The last quarter cash dividend per share pay out was $0.17. Hill-Rom Holdings Inc has a 5 year average dividend yield of 1.42% and the stock has a Indicated annual dividend of $0.68. Hill-Rom Holdings Inc(HRC) formally announced its most recent dividend on November 17, 2016 with a Dividend per share of $0.17. The new indicated annual dividend based on announced dividend per share is $0.68. The dividend yield based on the forward looking indicated annual dividend is 1.09%. Hill-Rom Holdings Inc(HRC) has the most recent dividend payout ratio of 0.2 with a 5-year average payout ratio of 0.24. The 5 year historical dividend growth of Hill-Rom Holdings Inc(HRC) is at the rate of 8% while the R-Squared dividend growth is 0.93. If the value of R-Square is close to one, it indicates a perfect fit and the higher value conforms to the regression line while data close to zero indicates the opposite.

Hill-Rom Holdings Inc (NYSE:HRC) rose 1.53% or 0.95 points on Thursday and made its way into the gainers of the day. After trading began at $62.44 the stock was seen hitting $63.2 as a peak level and $61.91 as the lowest level. The stock ended up at $63.19. The daily volume was measured at 742,457 shares. The 52-week high of the share price is $63.2 and the 52-week low is $44.6. The company has a market cap of $4,130 million. Shares of Hill-Rom Holdings, Inc. rose by 3.03% in the last five trading days and 6.34% for the last 4 weeks. Hill-Rom Holdings, Inc. is up 15.14% in the last 3-month period. Year-to-Date the stock performance stands at 12.56%.

Currently the company Insiders own 2.2% of Hill-Rom Holdings Inc shares according to the proxy statements. Institutional Investors own 83.53% of Hill-Rom Holdings Inc shares. Company has reported several Insider transactions to the SEC, on Feb 10, 2017, Paul Sherwood Johnson (SVP & Pres. – PSS Acute Care) sold 1,403 shares at 60.95 per share price.On Nov 18, 2016, Carlyn D Solomon (Chief Operations Officer) sold 40,515 shares at 55.10 per share price.On May 17, 2016, Jason Richardson (VP, Controller & CAO) sold 2,952 shares at 47.80 per share price.

Several Stock Research Financial Advisors from Investment Banking firms have advised their client and investors on the stock.Hill-Rom Holdings was Initiated by Stifel on Jan 24, 2017 to Buy, Price Target of the shares are set at $70.

Hill-Rom Holdings Last issued its quarterly earnings results on Jan 27, 2017. The company reported $0.75 EPS for the quarter. Analyst had a consensus estimate of $0.75. The company had revenue of $637.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $650.50 million. The companys revenue was down -3.7 % compared to the same quarter last year.During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.68 EPS.

HILL-ROM HOLDINGS, Inc. traces its roots back to 1929 when William A. Hillenbrand formed the company as a division of Hillenbrand Industries. At that time, the company was focused on developing innovative beds and furnishings for hospital patient rooms. Now, after nearly eighty years, Hill-Rom leads the way as an innovator in the medical technology field developing solutions that enhance outcomes for patients and their caregivers.


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