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Dividend Stock: Williams-Sonoma (WSM) Maintains Dividend

 March 22, 2012 01:38 PM
 


Chain of specialty retailer Williams-Sonoma (NYSE: WSM) has maintained its quarterly dividend of 22 cents a share. The company has been paying a dividend since 2006 and increased dividend payout for five straight years.

The dividend will be payable on May 24 to shareholders, whose name appear on the record date of April 27. The latest dividend works out to a yield of 1.9 percent. For the five year average period, the dividend yield is 2.30 percent.

The U.S. Treasury Bond yield for the 5-year period works out to 1.09 percent, while 5-year triple A rated Municipal Bonds yield an average 0.99 percent. The double A rated 5-year Municipal yield is better at 1.24 percent, but risk appetite is more.

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On the other hand, five-year, triple A corporate bonds fetch yield of 2.20 percent, whereas double A rated bonds yield 1.84 percent for the five year period.

The average dividend growth rate for the five year period is 13.21 percent, while the three-year average dividend growth rate is higher at 15.57 percent.

On a yield basis, the stock offers better than Treasury bonds, Municipal bonds and even triple A rated corporate bonds.

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