|Bid||85.32 x 4000|
|Ask||85.33 x 900|
|Day's range||84.27 - 85.56|
|52-week range||79.34 - 95.17|
|Beta (5Y monthly)||0.56|
|PE ratio (TTM)||19.72|
|Forward dividend & yield||3.20 (3.76%)|
|Ex-dividend date||04 Mar 2021|
|1y target est||101.40|
The pharmaceutical industry is an excellent place to look for dividend stocks. Since no one can predict illnesses in advance -- or the timing of the need for lifesaving medicines -- the demand for the drugs that pharma companies offer remains relatively constant regardless of economic conditions. Let's examine one pharma company that looks like an outstanding dividend stock to buy right now: Novartis (NYSE: NVS).
For example, at their current share prices, both Novartis (NYSE: NVS) and Chevron (NYSE: CVX) yield more than 3%. If you buy shares of Novartis today, you'll collect around 3.7% just in dividend income at the current payout level. The pharmaceutical company has increased its annual dividend payments for 24 years in a row -- and a hike this year would make it a Dividend Aristocrat.
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