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CMCSA Comcast dividend history, payout ratio & dates

Comcast's most recent quarterly dividend was on Apr 5, 2022 (ex-date) with a cash dividend payment of $0.27 per share. On an annualized basis, the company has a current payout of $1.02 per share. This brings the dividend yield to 2.53% based on its recent close price. The latest dividend has increased by $0.02, or 8% from the previous payment.

Key dates

  • CMCSA last dividend date: Apr 5, 2022
  • CMCSA next dividend date: Jul 5, 2022
CMCSA dividend stats
DPS
$1.02
Dividend yield
2.53%
Payout ratio
32.4%
vs. Communication Services sector
Dividend yield
2.68%
Payout ratio
37.7%

Dividend yield

What is Comcast current dividend yield

Comcast's dividend yield of 2.53% is higher than the industry average but lower than the Communication Services sector average.

Dividend history

What is CMCSA dividend payout history and dates

Comcast has a long dividend history, including the last 14 consecutive years with dividend payouts. CMCSA has issued four quarterly dividends in the last twelve months. The annualized DPS has increased by 9% for the last year. And since the stock price has gone down by 30% from a year ago, the dividend yield has increased by 55%.

Recent dividends

Ex-date Payment date Declared on Amount Type
Apr 5, 2022 Apr 27, 2022 Jan 27, 2022 $0.27 normal
Jan 4, 2022 Jan 26, 2022 $0.25 normal
Oct 5, 2021 Oct 27, 2021 Jul 30, 2021 $0.25 normal
Jul 6, 2021 Jul 28, 2021 May 25, 2021 $0.25 normal
Apr 6, 2021 Apr 28, 2021 Jan 28, 2021 $0.25 normal
Jan 5, 2021 Jan 27, 2021 Oct 29, 2020 $0.23 normal
Oct 6, 2020 Oct 28, 2020 $0.23 normal
Jun 30, 2020 Jul 22, 2020 May 13, 2020 $0.23 normal
Mar 31, 2020 Apr 22, 2020 Jan 18, 2020 $0.23 normal
Jan 7, 2020 Jan 29, 2020 Oct 22, 2019 $0.21 normal
Oct 1, 2019 Oct 23, 2019 Jul 18, 2019 $0.21 normal
Jul 2, 2019 Jul 24, 2019 May 8, 2019 $0.21 normal
Apr 2, 2019 Apr 24, 2019 Jan 22, 2019 $0.21 normal
Dec 31, 2018 Jan 23, 2019 Oct 16, 2018 $0.19 normal
Oct 2, 2018 Oct 24, 2018 Jul 19, 2018 $0.19 normal
Jul 2, 2018 Jul 25, 2018 May 9, 2018 $0.19 normal
Apr 3, 2018 Apr 25, 2018 Jan 22, 2018 $0.19 normal
Jan 2, 2018 Jan 24, 2018 Oct 24, 2017 $0.158 normal
Oct 3, 2017 Oct 25, 2017 Jul 25, 2017 $0.158 normal
Jun 30, 2017 Jul 26, 2017 May 10, 2017 $0.158 normal
Apr 3, 2017 Apr 26, 2017 Jan 26, 2017 $0.158 normal
Dec 30, 2016 Jan 25, 2017 Oct 11, 2016 $0.138 normal
Oct 3, 2016 Oct 26, 2016 Jul 13, 2016 $0.138 normal
Jul 1, 2016 Jul 27, 2016 May 11, 2016 $0.138 normal
Apr 4, 2016 Apr 27, 2016 Jan 29, 2016 $0.138 normal
Jan 4, 2016 Jan 27, 2016 Oct 21, 2015 $0.125 normal
Oct 5, 2015 Oct 28, 2015 Jul 23, 2015 $0.125 normal
Jun 29, 2015 Jul 22, 2015 May 21, 2015 $0.125 normal

Comcast dividend payout ratio

What is Comcast dividend payout ratio compared to the sector

Payout ratio

Comcast's payout ratio of 32.4% is below the Communication Services sector and the industry average.

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

CMCSA dividend vs peer dividends

How does CMCSA dividend compare to its peers' dividends
Name Dividend yield DPS Payout ratio
VIA Via Renewables Inc 9.4% $0.72 63%
CMCSA Comcast Corp 2.53% $1.02 32.4%
FOXA Fox Corp 1.45% $0.48 23.8%