1.46% Oct 24, 07:02 PM
$1.75 Paid Quarterly
20.0% EPS $8.75
3 years Since 2011
No Ex-Dividend Dates
Have Been Scheduled

WLP - Upcoming Dividend Payouts
Next Ex-Dividend Date None

Amount Declare Date Ex-Dividend Date ▲ Record Date Pay Date Payout Type
No Upcoming Dividend Dates
WLP has not yet officially announced its next dividend payout.

WLP - Dividend Yield & Stock Price History
Current Dividend Yield 1.46%

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WLP - Dividend Payout History
Current Annual Payout $1.75

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WLP - Dividend Growth History

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Reveal Dividend Growth History for WLP. NA% 30.4% 3 years
Annual dividend amounts based on Ex-dividend date

WLP - Historical Annual Dividend Data & Growth
Payouts Increasing For 3 years

Payout Amount Calendar Year Annual Growth
$1.5000 2013 30.4%
$1.1500 2012 15.0%

WLP - Historical Dividend Data
Payouts Increasing For 3 years

Payout Amount Declared Date Ex-Dividend Date Record Date Pay Date ▼ Qualified Dividend? Payout Type Frequency
$0.4375 2014-07-29 2014-09-08 2014-09-10 2014-09-25 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.4375 2014-04-29 2014-06-06 2014-06-10 2014-06-25 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.4375 2014-01-28 2014-03-06 2014-03-10 2014-03-25 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3750 2013-10-22 2013-12-05 2013-12-09 2013-12-23 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3750 2013-07-24 2013-09-06 2013-09-10 2013-09-25 Yes Regular Quarter

Wellpoint, Inc. (WLP) - News

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  • WellPoint Upgraded to "Neutral" at BofA/Merrill Lynch (WLP)

    Bank of America/Merrill Lynch announced on Friday that it has upgraded health benefit company WellPoint, Inc. (WLP) . The firm has raised its rating on WLP to "Neutral," and has given the company a $98 price target. This price target suggests a 10% increase from the stock's current price of $88.46. WellPoint shares were mostly flat during pre-market trading Friday. The stock is up 45% YTD.

    The Bottom Line

    Shares of WellPoint, Inc. (WLP) have a 1.70% yield based on Thursday's closing price of $88.46. WellPoint, Inc. (WLP) is not recommended at this time, holding a Dividend.com DARS™ Rating of 3.4 out of 5 stars. Be sure to visit our complete recommended list of the Best Dividend Stocks, as well as a detailed explanation of our ratings system here.

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  • WellPoint Reaffirms FY2013 Outlook Below Analyst Estimates (WLP)

    On Tuesday, health benefits company WellPoint, Inc. (WLP) reported that it has reaffirmed its full year outlook, which falls below analysts' estimates. The company reported in its SEC filing that it has maintained its FY2013 EPS estimate of at least $7.89 per share. This estimate includes net costs of 11 cents per share. On an adjusted basis, WLP expects to see EPS of at least $8.00 per share. On average, analysts expect to see earnings of $8.26 per share for the full year. WellPoint shares were mostly flat during pre-market trading Tuesday. The stock is up 42% YTD. The Bottom Line Shares of WellPoint, Inc. (WLP) have a 1.73% yield based on Monday's closing price of $86.71. WellPoint, Inc. (WLP) is not recommended at this time, holding a Dividend.com DARS™ Rating of 3.4 out of 5 stars. Be sure to visit our complete recommended list of the Best Dividend Stocks, as well as a detailed explanation of our ratings system here.

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