Statoil ASA (Symbol: STO) has been named to the Dividend Channel ''International S.A.F.E. 10'' list, signifying an international stock with above-average ''DividendRank'' statistics including a strong 5.2% yield, as well as a superb track record of at least five years of dividend growth, according to the most recent ''DividendRank'' report.
According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel , Statoil ASA is an underlying holding representing 1.77% of the Powershares International Dividend Achievers ETF ( PID ), which holds $12,424,280 worth of STO shares.
Statoil ASA (Symbol: STO) made the "Dividend Channel International S.A.F.E. 10" list because of these qualities: S . Solid return - hefty yield and strong DividendRank characteristics; A. Accelerating amount - consistent dividend increases over time; F . Flawless five year history - never a missed or lowered dividend; E. Enduring - at least a half-decade of dividend payments.
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The annualized dividend paid by Statoil ASA is $0.8804/share, currently paid in quarterly installments, and its most recent dividend ex-date was on 08/10/2016. Below is a long-term dividend history chart for STO, which the report stressed as being of key importance.