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GILD Gilead Sciences dividend history, payout ratio & dates

Gilead Sciences's most recent quarterly dividend payment of $0.77 per share was made to shareholders on record before Mar 14, 2024. The payout stands at $3.02 per share annually, which works out to a dividend yield of 4.52%. The latest GILD stock dividend of $0.77 is an increase from the previous $0.75 distribution, representing a growth of 2.7%.

Key dates

  • GILD last dividend date: Mar 14, 2024
  • GILD next dividend date: Not announced
GILD dividend stats
DPS
$3.02
Dividend yield
4.52%
Payout ratio
66.5%
vs. Healthcare sector
Dividend yield
1.91%
Payout ratio
35.5%

Dividend yield

What is Gilead Sciences current dividend yield

GILD has a dividend yield of 4.52% which is above the Healthcare sector, the industry and its peers average. Compared to its Healthcare sector average of 1.91%, Gilead Sciences's dividend yield is 137% higher. Historically GILD's dividend yield has averaged at 4.0% in the last 5 years, which is below the current yield.

Dividend history

What is GILD dividend payout history and dates

Gilead Sciences has been paying dividends for the last nine years. According to our data GILD has issued four quarterly dividends in the last twelve months. The annualized DPS has increased by 2.7% for the last year. And since the stock price has gone down by 23% from a year ago, the dividend yield has increased by 33%.

Recent dividends

Ex-date Payment date Declared on Amount Type
Mar 14, 2024 Mar 28, 2024 Feb 1, 2024 $0.77 normal
Dec 14, 2023 Dec 28, 2023 Nov 7, 2023 $0.75 normal
Sep 14, 2023 Sep 28, 2023 Aug 3, 2023 $0.75 normal
Jun 14, 2023 Jun 29, 2023 Apr 27, 2023 $0.75 normal
Mar 14, 2023 Mar 30, 2023 Feb 2, 2023 $0.75 normal
Dec 14, 2022 Dec 29, 2022 Oct 27, 2022 $0.73 normal
Sep 14, 2022 Sep 29, 2022 Aug 2, 2022 $0.73 normal
Jun 14, 2022 Jun 29, 2022 $0.73 normal
Mar 14, 2022 Mar 30, 2022 Feb 1, 2022 $0.73 normal
Dec 14, 2021 Dec 30, 2021 Oct 28, 2021 $0.71 normal
Sep 14, 2021 Sep 29, 2021 Jul 29, 2021 $0.71 normal
Jun 14, 2021 Jun 29, 2021 Apr 27, 2021 $0.71 normal
Mar 12, 2021 Mar 30, 2021 Feb 4, 2021 $0.71 normal
Dec 14, 2020 Dec 30, 2020 Oct 28, 2020 $0.68 normal
Sep 14, 2020 Sep 29, 2020 Jul 30, 2020 $0.68 normal
Jun 11, 2020 Jun 29, 2020 Apr 29, 2020 $0.68 normal
Mar 12, 2020 Mar 30, 2020 Feb 3, 2020 $0.68 normal
Dec 12, 2019 Dec 30, 2019 Oct 23, 2019 $0.63 normal
Sep 12, 2019 Sep 27, 2019 Jul 29, 2019 $0.63 normal
Jun 13, 2019 Jun 27, 2019 May 1, 2019 $0.63 normal
Mar 14, 2019 Mar 28, 2019 Feb 1, 2019 $0.63 normal
Dec 13, 2018 Dec 28, 2018 Oct 24, 2018 $0.57 normal
Sep 13, 2018 Sep 27, 2018 Jul 24, 2018 $0.57 normal
Jun 14, 2018 Jun 28, 2018 Apr 30, 2018 $0.57 normal
Mar 15, 2018 Mar 29, 2018 Feb 5, 2018 $0.57 normal
Dec 14, 2017 Dec 28, 2017 Oct 25, 2017 $0.52 normal
Sep 14, 2017 Sep 28, 2017 Jul 25, 2017 $0.52 normal
Jun 14, 2017 Jun 29, 2017 May 2, 2017 $0.52 normal
Mar 14, 2017 Mar 30, 2017 Feb 6, 2017 $0.52 normal
Dec 13, 2016 Dec 29, 2016 Nov 1, 2016 $0.47 normal
Sep 14, 2016 Sep 29, 2016 Jul 22, 2016 $0.47 normal
Jun 14, 2016 Jun 29, 2016 Apr 27, 2016 $0.47 normal
Mar 14, 2016 Mar 30, 2016 Feb 2, 2016 $0.43 normal
Dec 14, 2015 Dec 30, 2015 Oct 26, 2015 $0.43 normal
Sep 14, 2015 Sep 29, 2015 Jul 23, 2015 $0.43 normal

Gilead Sciences dividend payout ratio

What is Gilead Sciences dividend payout ratio compared to the sector

Payout ratio

GILD has a payout ratio of 66.5% which is higher than the Healthcare sector and the industry average. In comparison with the Healthcare sector average of 35.5%, Gilead Sciences's payout ratio is 87% higher.

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

GILD dividend vs peer dividends

How does GILD dividend compare to its peers' dividends
Name Dividend yield DPS Payout ratio
PFE Pfizer Inc 6.35% $1.65 434.2%
GILD Gilead Sciences Inc 4.52% $3.02 66.5%
ABBV AbbVie Inc 3.64% $6.06 222%
JNJ Johnson & Johnson 3.22% $4.76 34.3%
AMGN Amgen Inc 3.21% $8.64 68.8%
MRK Merck & Co Inc 2.39% $3 2,142.9%
LLY ELI LILLY & Co 0.65% $4.69 80.6%

Frequently asked questions

Does Gilead Sciences pay a dividend?

Yes, Gilead Sciences has paid four dividends in the last 12 months. GILD has been paying dividends since 2015.

When is Gilead Sciences's next dividend?

GILD hasn't announced its next dividend date yet, however if we take into account its recent dividend schedule, it is likely that its next dividend will be in June 2024.

When was GILD's last dividend?

Gilead Sciences's last regular dividend was on Mar 14, 2024 (ex-date) with the amount of $0.77 per share.

How much dividend does Gilead Sciences pay (per share)?

On an annual basis GILD pays $3.02 per share.

What is Gilead Sciences's dividend yield?

Currently Gilead Sciences's dividend yield is 4.52%.

How often does Gilead Sciences pay dividends?

Gilead Sciences pays dividends quarterly.

What is Gilead Sciences's dividend payout ratio?

The dividend payout ratio of Gilead Sciences is 66.5%.

Does Gilead Sciences pay a good dividend?

Gilead Sciences's dividend yield is above the Healthcare sector average.