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GEN Gen Digital dividend history, payout ratio & dates

Gen Digital's last quarterly dividend of $0.125 per share was on Feb 15, 2024 (ex-date). At an annualized rate of $0.5 per share, the stock yields 2.38%.

Key dates

  • GEN last dividend date: Feb 15, 2024
  • GEN next dividend date: Not announced
GEN dividend stats
DPS
$0.5
Dividend yield
2.39%
Payout ratio
22.3%
vs. Technology sector
Dividend yield
1.62%
Payout ratio
33%

Dividend yield

What is Gen Digital current dividend yield

GEN has a dividend yield of 2.38% which is higher than the Technology sector and the industry average. In comparison with the Technology sector average of 1.62%, Gen Digital's dividend yield is 47% higher. Historically GEN's dividend yield has averaged at 2.3% in the last 5 years, which is lower than the current one.

Dividend history

What is GEN dividend payout history and dates

Gen Digital has a history of paying dividends since 2014. Our records of GEN show that the company has issued four quarterly dividends in the last twelve months. The annualized DPS has not changed since one year ago. However with the stock price up by 18% from a year ago, the dividend yield marks a decrease of 15%.

Recent dividends

Ex-date Payment date Declared on Amount Type
Feb 15, 2024 Mar 13, 2024 Feb 1, 2024 $0.125 normal
Nov 17, 2023 Dec 13, 2023 Nov 7, 2023 $0.125 normal
Aug 18, 2023 Sep 13, 2023 Aug 3, 2023 $0.125 normal
May 19, 2023 Jun 14, 2023 May 11, 2023 $0.125 normal
Feb 16, 2023 Mar 15, 2023 Feb 2, 2023 $0.125 normal
Nov 18, 2022 Dec 14, 2022 $0.125 normal
Aug 19, 2022 Sep 14, 2022 Aug 4, 2022 $0.125 normal
Jun 7, 2022 Jun 22, 2022 May 5, 2022 $0.125 normal
Feb 18, 2022 Mar 16, 2022 Feb 3, 2022 $0.125 normal
Nov 19, 2021 Dec 15, 2021 Nov 4, 2021 $0.125 normal
Aug 20, 2021 Sep 15, 2021 $0.125 normal
Jun 8, 2021 Jun 23, 2021 May 10, 2021 $0.125 normal
Feb 19, 2021 Mar 17, 2021 Feb 4, 2021 $0.125 normal
Nov 20, 2020 Dec 16, 2020 Nov 5, 2020 $0.125 normal
Aug 21, 2020 Sep 16, 2020 Aug 6, 2020 $0.125 normal
Jun 9, 2020 Jun 24, 2020 May 14, 2020 $0.125 normal
Feb 21, 2020 Mar 18, 2020 Feb 6, 2020 $0.125 normal
Feb 3, 2020 Jan 31, 2020 Jan 9, 2020 $12 special
Nov 22, 2019 Dec 18, 2019 Nov 7, 2019 $0.125 normal

Gen Digital dividend payout ratio

What is Gen Digital dividend payout ratio compared to the sector

Payout ratio

GEN has a payout ratio of 22.3% which is lower than the Technology sector and the industry average. If we compare it with the Technology sector average of 33%, Gen Digital's payout ratio is 32% lower.

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

GEN dividend vs peer dividends

How does GEN dividend compare to its peers' dividends
Name Dividend yield DPS Payout ratio
GEN Gen Digital Inc 2.39% $0.5 22.3%
ENSG Ensign Group Inc 0.2% $0.24 6.3%

Frequently asked questions

Does Gen Digital pay a dividend?

Yes, Gen Digital has been paying dividends for the last ten years.

When is Gen Digital's next dividend?

Currently GEN's next dividend date is unknown, however based on the recent dividend frequency we project that it will likely be in May 2024.

When was GEN's last dividend?

Gen Digital's last dividend ex-date was on Feb 15, 2024. The dividend amount was $0.125 per share.

How much dividend does Gen Digital pay (per share)?

GEN's annualized dividend per share is $0.5.

What is Gen Digital's dividend yield?

The current dividend yield of Gen Digital is 2.38%.

How often does Gen Digital pay dividends?

Gen Digital pays dividends quarterly.

What is Gen Digital's dividend payout ratio?

The dividend payout ratio of Gen Digital is 22.3%.

Does Gen Digital pay a good dividend?

Gen Digital's dividend yield is higher than the Technology sector average.