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ATVI Activision Blizzard dividend history, payout ratio & dates

Activision Blizzard's latest annual cash dividend of $0.47 per share was issued to shareholders on record before Apr 13, 2022. The dividend distribution stands at $0.47 per share annually, which comes to a dividend yield of 0.62%.

Key dates

  • ATVI last dividend date: Apr 13, 2022
  • ATVI next dividend date: Not announced
ATVI dividend stats
DPS
$0.47
Dividend yield
0.63%
Payout ratio
21.9%
vs. Technology sector
Dividend yield
1.6%
Payout ratio
28.3%

Dividend yield

What is Activision Blizzard current dividend yield

ATVI has a dividend yield of 0.62% which is lower than the Technology sector average. If we compare it with the Technology sector average of 1.6%, Activision Blizzard's dividend yield is 61% lower. The current dividend yield is in line with the historical average of 0.6% of the last 5 years.

Dividend history

What is ATVI dividend payout history and dates

Activision Blizzard has been paying dividends for the last 12 years. Our records show that ATVI has distributed one annual dividend in the past year. The annualized dividend per share has remained the same since twelve months ago. However with the price of the stock up by 29% from a year ago, the dividend yield has a decrease of 22%.

Recent dividends

Ex-date Payment date Declared on Amount Type
Apr 13, 2022 May 6, 2022 Feb 3, 2022 $0.47 normal
Apr 14, 2021 May 6, 2021 Feb 4, 2021 $0.47 normal
Apr 14, 2020 May 6, 2020 Feb 6, 2020 $0.41 normal
Mar 27, 2019 May 9, 2019 Feb 12, 2019 $0.37 normal
Mar 28, 2018 May 9, 2018 Feb 8, 2018 $0.34 normal
Mar 28, 2017 May 10, 2017 Feb 9, 2017 $0.3 normal
Mar 28, 2016 May 11, 2016 Feb 11, 2016 $0.26 normal

Activision Blizzard dividend payout ratio

What is Activision Blizzard dividend payout ratio compared to the sector

Payout ratio

ATVI has a payout ratio of 21.9% which is lower than the Technology sector average. If we compare it with the Technology sector average of 28.3%, Activision Blizzard's payout ratio is 23% lower.

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

ATVI dividend vs peer dividends

How does ATVI dividend compare to its peers' dividends
Name Dividend yield DPS Payout ratio
MSFT Microsoft Corp 1.03% $2.54 27.3%
ATVI Activision Blizzard Inc 0.63% $0.47 21.9%
EA Electronic Arts Inc 0.59% $0.74 23.1%

Frequently asked questions

Does Activision Blizzard pay a dividend?

Yes, Activision Blizzard has paid one dividend in the last twelve months. ATVI has been paying dividends since 2010.

When was ATVI's last dividend?

Activision Blizzard's last dividend ex-date was on Apr 13, 2022. The dividend amount was $0.47 per share.

How much dividend does Activision Blizzard pay (per share)?

ATVI has paid dividend of $0.47 per share in the last year.

What is Activision Blizzard's dividend yield?

Activision Blizzard's current dividend yield is 0.62%.

How often does Activision Blizzard pay dividends?

Activision Blizzard typically pays one dividend per year.

What is Activision Blizzard's dividend payout ratio?

Activision Blizzard's dividend payout ratio is 21.9%.

Does Activision Blizzard pay a good dividend?

Activision Blizzard's dividend yield is less than the Technology sector average.