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ISTR Investar Holding dividend history, payout ratio & dates

Investar Holding's last quarterly dividend was on Jul 1, 2024 (ex-date) with a distribution of $0.1 per share. On an annualized basis, the company has a current payout of $0.4 per share. This brings the dividend yield to 2.27% based on its recent close price.

Key dates

  • ISTR last dividend date: Jul 1, 2024
  • ISTR next dividend date: Not announced
ISTR dividend stats
DPS
$0.4
Dividend yield
2.22%
Payout ratio
22.3%
vs. Financial Services sector
Dividend yield
2.99%
Payout ratio
41.1%

Dividend yield

What is Investar Holding current dividend yield

ISTR has a dividend yield of 2.27% which is lower than the Financial Services sector, the industry and its peers average. If we compare it with the Financial Services sector average of 2.99%, Investar Holding's dividend yield is 24% lower. The historical 5-year average of ISTR's dividend yield is 2.0%, which is less than the current one.

Dividend history

What is ISTR dividend payout history and dates

Investar Holding has been paying dividends since 2014. ISTR has distributed four quarterly dividends in the past year. The annualized dividend per share has increased by 3.9% for the last twelve months. But with the stock price up by 32% from a year ago, the dividend yield has decreased by 21%.

Recent dividends

Ex-date Payment date Declared on Amount Type
Jul 1, 2024 Jul 31, 2024 Jun 19, 2024 $0.1 normal
Mar 28, 2024 Apr 30, 2024 Mar 20, 2024 $0.1 normal
Dec 29, 2023 Jan 31, 2024 Dec 20, 2023 $0.1 normal
Sep 29, 2023 Oct 31, 2023 Sep 20, 2023 $0.1 normal
Jun 30, 2023 Jul 31, 2023 Jun 21, 2023 $0.1 normal
Mar 30, 2023 Apr 28, 2023 Mar 15, 2023 $0.095 normal
Dec 29, 2022 Jan 31, 2023 Dec 21, 2022 $0.095 normal
Sep 29, 2022 Oct 31, 2022 Sep 21, 2022 $0.095 normal
Jun 29, 2022 Jul 29, 2022 Jun 15, 2022 $0.09 normal
Mar 30, 2022 Apr 29, 2022 Mar 16, 2022 $0.085 normal
Dec 30, 2021 Jan 31, 2022 $0.08 normal
Sep 29, 2021 Oct 29, 2021 Sep 15, 2021 $0.08 normal
Jun 29, 2021 Jul 31, 2021 Jun 16, 2021 $0.08 normal
Mar 26, 2021 Apr 30, 2021 Mar 17, 2021 $0.18 normal
Mar 26, 2021 Apr 30, 2021 Mar 17, 2021 $0.07 normal
Dec 24, 2020 Jan 31, 2021 Dec 16, 2020 $0.065 normal
Oct 2, 2020 Oct 31, 2020 Sep 23, 2020 $0.065 normal
Jul 2, 2020 Jul 31, 2020 Jun 24, 2020 $0.06 normal
Apr 3, 2020 Apr 30, 2020 Mar 25, 2020 $0.06 normal
Dec 27, 2019 Jan 31, 2020 Dec 18, 2019 $0.06 normal
Oct 4, 2019 Oct 31, 2019 Sep 25, 2019 $0.06 normal
Jul 5, 2019 Jul 31, 2019 Jun 26, 2019 $0.055 normal
Apr 5, 2019 Apr 30, 2019 Mar 27, 2019 $0.053 normal
Dec 28, 2018 Jan 31, 2019 Dec 19, 2018 $0.05 normal
Oct 4, 2018 Oct 31, 2018 Sep 26, 2018 $0.045 normal
Jul 6, 2018 Jul 31, 2018 Jun 27, 2018 $0.04 normal
Apr 6, 2018 Apr 30, 2018 Mar 28, 2018 $0.035 normal
Jan 2, 2018 Jan 31, 2018 Dec 20, 2017 $0.032 normal
Oct 3, 2017 Oct 31, 2017 Sep 20, 2017 $0.03 normal
Jun 30, 2017 Jul 31, 2017 Jun 21, 2017 $0.022 normal
Mar 27, 2017 Apr 28, 2017 Mar 15, 2017 $0.02 normal
Dec 30, 2016 Jan 31, 2017 Dec 21, 2016 $0.012 normal
Oct 3, 2016 Oct 31, 2016 Sep 21, 2016 $0.011 normal

Investar Holding dividend payout ratio

What is Investar Holding dividend payout ratio compared to the sector

Payout ratio

ISTR has a payout ratio of 22.3% which is lower than the Financial Services sector, the industry and its peers average. In comparison with the Financial Services sector average of 41.1%, Investar Holding's payout ratio is 46% lower.

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

ISTR dividend vs peer dividends

How does ISTR dividend compare to its peers' dividends
Name Dividend yield DPS Payout ratio
SBFG Sb Financial Group Inc 3.65% $0.54 30.5%
SHBI Shore Bancshares Inc 3.46% $0.48 87.3%
CCBG Capital City Bank Group Inc 2.49% $0.82 27.2%
ISTR Investar Holding Corp 2.22% $0.4 22.3%
SFBC Sound Financial Bancorp Inc 1.78% $0.76 32.5%

Frequently asked questions

Does Investar Holding pay a dividend?

Yes, Investar Holding has been paying dividends for the last ten years.

When is Investar Holding's next dividend?

ISTR hasn't announced its next dividend date yet, but if we take into consideration its recent dividend frequency, it is likely that its next dividend will be in October 2024.

When was ISTR's last dividend?

Investar Holding's last regular dividend was on Jul 1, 2024 (ex-date) with the amount of $0.1 per share.

How much dividend does Investar Holding pay (per share)?

ISTR has paid dividend of $0.4 per share in the last year.

What is Investar Holding's dividend yield?

Investar Holding's current dividend yield is 2.27%.

How often does Investar Holding pay dividends?

Investar Holding has a quarterly dividend frequency.

What is Investar Holding's dividend payout ratio?

The dividend payout ratio of Investar Holding is 22.3%.

Does Investar Holding pay a good dividend?

Investar Holding's dividend yield is less than the Financial Services sector average.