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AMAT Applied Materials dividend history, payout ratio & dates

Applied Materials's latest quarterly dividend of $0.32 per share was on Feb 21, 2024 (ex-date). The annualized dividend distribution of $1.28 per share represents a current dividend yield of 0.66%.

Key dates

  • AMAT last dividend date: Feb 21, 2024
  • AMAT next dividend date: May 22, 2024
AMAT dividend stats
DPS
$1.28
Dividend yield
0.66%
Payout ratio
15%
vs. Technology sector
Dividend yield
1.55%
Payout ratio
33.6%

Dividend yield

What is Applied Materials current dividend yield

Applied Materials's dividend yield of 0.66% is lower than the Technology sector and the industry average. In comparison with the Technology sector average of 1.55%, Applied Materials's dividend yield is 57% lower. Historically AMAT's dividend yield has averaged at 1.0% in the last 5 years, which is higher than the current one.

Dividend history

What is AMAT dividend payout history and dates

Applied Materials has a history of paying dividends since 2005. Our records of AMAT show that the company has distributed four quarterly dividends in the past year. The annualized dividend per share has an increase of 23% for the last twelve months. But with the price of the stock up by 70% from a year ago, the dividend yield has decreased by 28%.

Recent dividends

Ex-date Payment date Declared on Amount Type
Feb 21, 2024 Mar 14, 2024 Dec 7, 2023 $0.32 normal
Nov 22, 2023 Dec 14, 2023 Sep 7, 2023 $0.32 normal
Aug 23, 2023 Sep 14, 2023 Jun 8, 2023 $0.32 normal
May 24, 2023 Jun 15, 2023 Mar 13, 2023 $0.32 normal
Feb 22, 2023 Mar 16, 2023 Dec 12, 2022 $0.26 normal
Nov 23, 2022 Dec 15, 2022 Sep 8, 2022 $0.26 normal
Aug 24, 2022 Sep 15, 2022 Jun 9, 2022 $0.26 normal
May 25, 2022 Jun 16, 2022 Mar 11, 2022 $0.26 normal
Feb 22, 2022 Mar 16, 2022 Dec 2, 2021 $0.24 normal
Nov 24, 2021 Dec 16, 2021 Sep 2, 2021 $0.24 normal
Aug 25, 2021 Sep 16, 2021 Jun 10, 2021 $0.24 normal
May 26, 2021 Jun 17, 2021 Mar 12, 2021 $0.24 normal
Feb 24, 2021 Mar 18, 2021 Dec 3, 2020 $0.22 normal
Nov 18, 2020 Dec 10, 2020 Aug 31, 2020 $0.22 normal
Aug 19, 2020 Sep 10, 2020 Jun 11, 2020 $0.22 normal
May 20, 2020 Jun 11, 2020 Mar 13, 2020 $0.22 normal
Feb 18, 2020 Mar 11, 2020 Dec 5, 2019 $0.21 normal
Nov 20, 2019 Dec 12, 2019 Sep 5, 2019 $0.21 normal
Aug 21, 2019 Sep 12, 2019 Jun 7, 2019 $0.21 normal
May 22, 2019 Jun 13, 2019 Mar 7, 2019 $0.21 normal
Feb 20, 2019 Mar 14, 2019 Dec 6, 2018 $0.2 normal
Nov 21, 2018 Dec 13, 2018 Sep 6, 2018 $0.2 normal
Aug 22, 2018 Sep 13, 2018 Jun 7, 2018 $0.2 normal
May 23, 2018 Jun 14, 2018 Feb 9, 2018 $0.2 normal
Feb 20, 2018 Mar 14, 2018 Dec 14, 2017 $0.1 normal
Nov 22, 2017 Dec 14, 2017 Sep 7, 2017 $0.1 normal
Aug 22, 2017 Sep 14, 2017 Jun 8, 2017 $0.1 normal
May 23, 2017 Jun 15, 2017 Mar 9, 2017 $0.1 normal
Feb 17, 2017 Mar 15, 2017 Dec 1, 2016 $0.1 normal
Nov 22, 2016 Dec 15, 2016 Sep 8, 2016 $0.1 normal
Aug 23, 2016 Sep 15, 2016 Jun 9, 2016 $0.1 normal
May 24, 2016 Jun 16, 2016 Mar 10, 2016 $0.1 normal
Feb 23, 2016 Mar 17, 2016 Dec 7, 2015 $0.1 normal
Nov 17, 2015 Dec 10, 2015 Sep 10, 2015 $0.1 normal
Aug 18, 2015 Sep 10, 2015 Jun 4, 2015 $0.1 normal

Applied Materials dividend payout ratio

What is Applied Materials dividend payout ratio compared to the sector

Payout ratio

Applied Materials's payout ratio of 15% is below the Technology sector and the industry average. Compared to its Technology sector average of 33.6%, Applied Materials's payout ratio is 55% lower.

Total amount of dividends paid per financial year (from cash flow)

AMAT dividend vs peer dividends

How does AMAT dividend compare to its peers' dividends
Name Dividend yield DPS Payout ratio
LRCX Lam Research Corp 0.87% $7.73 29.7%
KLAC Kla Corp 0.85% $5.5 27.8%
AMAT Applied Materials Inc 0.66% $1.28 15%
TER Teradyne Inc 0.45% $0.45 15.5%

Frequently asked questions

Does Applied Materials pay a dividend?

Yes, Applied Materials has paid four dividends in the last twelve months. AMAT has been paying dividends since 2005.

When is Applied Materials's next dividend?

AMAT's next dividend is scheduled on May 22, 2024 (ex-date).

When was AMAT's last dividend?

Applied Materials's last dividend ex-date was on Feb 21, 2024. The dividend amount was $0.32 per share.

How much dividend does Applied Materials pay (per share)?

On an annual basis AMAT pays $1.28 per share.

What is Applied Materials's dividend yield?

The current dividend yield of Applied Materials is 0.66%.

How often does Applied Materials pay dividends?

Applied Materials pays dividends quarterly.

What is Applied Materials's dividend payout ratio?

The dividend payout ratio of Applied Materials is 15%.

Does Applied Materials pay a good dividend?

Applied Materials's dividend yield is lower than the Technology sector average.