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CMCSA Comcast Corp Dividend

Comcast's most recent quarterly dividend was on Oct 5, 2021 (ex-date) with a cash dividend payment of $0.25 per share. On an annualized basis, the company has a current payout of $0.98 per share. This brings the dividend yield to 1.81% based on its recent close price.

CMCSA next dividend date: Not announced

CMCSA
DPS
$0.98
Dividend yield
1.81%
Payout ratio
36.2%
Communication Services sector
Dividend yield
2.22%
Payout ratio
42.6%

Dividend yield

Comcast's dividend yield of 1.81% is higher than the industry average but lower than the Communication Services sector average.

Dividend history

Comcast has a long dividend history, including the last 13 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. But since the stock price has gone up by 19% from a year ago, the dividend yield has decreased by 8%.

Recent dividends

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

Dividend payouts

Payout ratio

Comcast's payout ratio of 36.2% is below the Communication Services sector and the industry average.

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