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FWRD Forward Air dividend history, payout ratio & dates

Forward Air's most recent quarterly dividend of $0.24 per share was on Mar 2, 2022 (ex-date). The annualized payout of $0.87 per share represents a current dividend yield of 0.94%. The latest FWRD distribution of $0.24 marks a dividend growth of 14%.

Key dates

  • FWRD last dividend date: Mar 2, 2022
  • FWRD next dividend date: May 25, 2022
FWRD dividend stats
DPS
$0.87
Dividend yield
0.94%
Payout ratio
17.3%
vs. Industrials sector
Dividend yield
1.93%
Payout ratio
31.9%

Dividend yield

What is Forward Air current dividend yield

FWRD has a dividend yield of 0.94% which is lower than the Industrials sector and the industry average.

Dividend history

What is FWRD dividend payout history and dates

Forward Air has a dividend history dating as far as 1998, but lately the company has recorded 17 consecutive years of dividend payments. Our records of FWRD show that the company has distributed four quarterly dividends in the past year. The annualized dividend per share has increased by 12% for the last twelve months. And since the stock price has gone down by 1.9% from a year ago, the dividend yield has increased by 13%.

Recent dividends

Declared on Ex-date Payment date Amount Type
Feb 8, 2022 Mar 2, 2022 Mar 18, 2022 $0.24 normal
Oct 26, 2021 Nov 23, 2021 Dec 9, 2021 $0.21 normal
Jul 29, 2021 Aug 19, 2021 Sep 9, 2021 $0.21 normal
Apr 26, 2021 May 26, 2021 Jun 14, 2021 $0.21 normal
Feb 2, 2021 Mar 3, 2021 Mar 19, 2021 $0.21 normal
Oct 27, 2020 Nov 24, 2020 Dec 10, 2020 $0.21 normal
Jul 21, 2020 Aug 19, 2020 Sep 9, 2020 $0.18 normal
Apr 29, 2020 May 21, 2020 Jun 10, 2020 $0.18 normal
Feb 4, 2020 Mar 4, 2020 Mar 20, 2020 $0.18 normal
Oct 22, 2019 Nov 20, 2019 Dec 6, 2019 $0.18 normal
Jul 23, 2019 Aug 21, 2019 Sep 6, 2019 $0.18 normal
Apr 19, 2019 May 23, 2019 Jun 7, 2019 $0.18 normal
Feb 5, 2019 Mar 6, 2019 Mar 22, 2019 $0.18 normal
Oct 23, 2018 Nov 21, 2018 Dec 7, 2018 $0.18 normal
Jul 24, 2018 Aug 22, 2018 Sep 7, 2018 $0.15 normal
Apr 20, 2018 May 24, 2018 Jun 8, 2018 $0.15 normal
Feb 6, 2018 Mar 7, 2018 Mar 23, 2018 $0.15 normal
Oct 24, 2017 Nov 21, 2017 Dec 8, 2017 $0.15 normal
Jul 25, 2017 Aug 23, 2017 Sep 8, 2017 $0.15 normal
Apr 25, 2017 May 23, 2017 Jun 9, 2017 $0.15 normal
Feb 7, 2017 Mar 7, 2017 Mar 24, 2017 $0.15 normal
Oct 25, 2016 Nov 21, 2016 Dec 9, 2016 $0.15 normal
Jul 21, 2016 Aug 18, 2016 Sep 6, 2016 $0.12 normal
Apr 29, 2016 May 26, 2016 Jun 13, 2016 $0.12 normal
Feb 9, 2016 Mar 8, 2016 Mar 28, 2016 $0.12 normal

Dividend payout ratio

What is Forward Air dividend payout ratio compared to the sector

Payout ratio

FWRD has a payout ratio of 17.3% which is lower than the Industrials sector and the industry average.

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