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CCOI Cogent Communications Holdings dividend history, payout ratio & dates

Cogent Communications Holdings's latest quarterly cash dividend of $0.905 per share was issued to shareholders on record before Aug 17, 2022. The dividend distribution stands at $3.47 per share annually, which comes to a dividend yield of 6.65%. The latest CCOI dividend of $0.905 is an increase from the previous $0.88 payout, representing a growth of 2.8%.

Key dates

  • CCOI last dividend date: Aug 17, 2022
  • CCOI next dividend date: Not announced
CCOI dividend stats
DPS
$3.47
Dividend yield
6.65%
Payout ratio
369.1%
vs. Communication Services sector
Dividend yield
3.15%
Payout ratio
38.7%

Dividend yield

What is Cogent Communications Holdings current dividend yield

Cogent Communications Holdings's dividend yield of 6.65% is above the Communication Services sector and the industry average. In comparison with its Communication Services sector average of 3.15%, Cogent Communications Holdings's dividend yield is 111% higher. The historical 5-year average of CCOI's dividend yield is 4.3%, which is lower than the current yield.

Dividend history

What is CCOI dividend payout history and dates

Cogent Communications Holdings has been paying dividends for the last ten years. Our records show that CCOI has distributed four quarterly dividends in the past year. The annualized dividend per share has grown by 13% since twelve months ago. And with the price of the stock down by 28% from a year ago, the dividend yield has grown by 56%.

Recent dividends

Ex-date Payment date Declared on Amount Type
Aug 17, 2022 Aug 31, 2022 Aug 4, 2022 $0.905 normal
May 12, 2022 May 27, 2022 Apr 29, 2022 $0.88 normal
Mar 8, 2022 Mar 25, 2022 Feb 23, 2022 $0.855 normal
Nov 18, 2021 Dec 3, 2021 Nov 4, 2021 $0.83 normal
Aug 19, 2021 Sep 3, 2021 Aug 4, 2021 $0.805 normal
May 13, 2021 May 28, 2021 Apr 28, 2021 $0.78 normal
Mar 11, 2021 Mar 26, 2021 Feb 24, 2021 $0.755 normal
Nov 19, 2020 Dec 4, 2020 Nov 4, 2020 $0.73 normal
Aug 20, 2020 Sep 4, 2020 Aug 5, 2020 $0.705 normal
May 21, 2020 Jun 5, 2020 May 6, 2020 $0.68 normal
Mar 12, 2020 Mar 27, 2020 Feb 26, 2020 $0.66 normal
Nov 21, 2019 Dec 9, 2019 Nov 5, 2019 $0.64 normal
Aug 22, 2019 Sep 9, 2019 Aug 7, 2019 $0.62 normal
May 16, 2019 May 31, 2019 May 1, 2019 $0.6 normal
Mar 7, 2019 Mar 29, 2019 Feb 20, 2019 $0.58 normal
Nov 15, 2018 Nov 30, 2018 Oct 31, 2018 $0.56 normal
Aug 16, 2018 Aug 31, 2018 Aug 1, 2018 $0.54 normal
May 16, 2018 Jun 1, 2018 May 2, 2018 $0.52 normal
Mar 8, 2018 Mar 26, 2018 Feb 21, 2018 $0.5 normal
Nov 16, 2017 Dec 4, 2017 Nov 1, 2017 $0.48 normal
Aug 16, 2017 Sep 1, 2017 Aug 2, 2017 $0.46 normal
May 16, 2017 Jun 2, 2017 May 3, 2017 $0.44 normal
Mar 8, 2017 Mar 24, 2017 Feb 22, 2017 $0.42 normal
Nov 18, 2016 Dec 9, 2016 Oct 31, 2016 $0.4 normal
Aug 17, 2016 Sep 9, 2016 Aug 3, 2016 $0.38 normal
May 18, 2016 Jun 7, 2016 May 4, 2016 $0.37 normal
Mar 8, 2016 Mar 24, 2016 Feb 23, 2016 $0.36 normal

Cogent Communications Holdings dividend payout ratio

What is Cogent Communications Holdings dividend payout ratio compared to the sector

Payout ratio

Cogent Communications Holdings's payout ratio of 369.1% is above the Communication Services sector and the industry average. Compared to its Communication Services sector average of 38.7%, Cogent Communications Holdings's payout ratio is 854% higher.

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

CCOI dividend vs peer dividends

How does CCOI dividend compare to its peers' dividends
Name Dividend yield DPS Payout ratio
CCOI Cogent Communications Holdings Inc 6.65% $3.47 369.1%
CSCO Cisco Systems Inc 3.75% $1.5 53%
SHEN Shenandoah Telecommunications Co 0.41% $0.07 0.4%

Frequently asked questions

Does Cogent Communications Holdings pay a dividend?

Yes, Cogent Communications Holdings has paid four dividends in the last twelve months. CCOI has been paying dividends since 2012.

When is Cogent Communications Holdings's next dividend?

CCOI hasn't announced its next dividend date yet, but if we take into consideration its recent dividend history, it is likely that its next dividend will be in November 2022.

When was CCOI's last dividend?

Cogent Communications Holdings's last regular dividend was on Aug 17, 2022 (ex-date) with the amount of $0.905 per share.

How much dividend does Cogent Communications Holdings pay (per share)?

CCOI has paid dividend of $3.47 per share in the last year.

What is Cogent Communications Holdings's dividend yield?

Cogent Communications Holdings's current dividend yield is 6.65%.

How often does Cogent Communications Holdings pay dividends?

Cogent Communications Holdings has a quarterly dividend frequency.

What is Cogent Communications Holdings's dividend payout ratio?

Cogent Communications Holdings's dividend payout ratio is 369.1%.

Does Cogent Communications Holdings pay a good dividend?

Cogent Communications Holdings's dividend yield is higher than the Communication Services sector average.