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What dividends are paid to Exxon Mobil stockholders?

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In March of 2015, Exxon Mobil paid dividends equal to 3.4 percent of the share price, reports StreetInsider.com. The company’s annualized dividend is $2.92 per share of every preferred stock owned.

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What dividends are paid to Exxon Mobil stockholders?
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Dividends are a portion of a company’s earnings paid to shareholders of preferred stock, explains Investopedia. Dividend yields are a percentage of the stock’s price that companies pay on a quarterly, semi-annual or annual basis. Companies declare dividends and their yields based on factors such as revenues, profit, growth and current market conditions. Companies do not guarantee dividend payments; however, the 30 companies that form the Dow Jones Industrial Average, including Exxon Mobil, generally pay dividends on a regular basis.

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