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MORN Morningstar dividend history, payout ratio & dates

Morningstar's latest quarterly cash dividend of $0.405 per share was issued to shareholders on record before Apr 4, 2024. The dividend distribution stands at $1.56 per share annually, which comes to a dividend yield of 0.52%.

Key dates

  • MORN last dividend date: Apr 4, 2024
  • MORN next dividend date: Jul 12, 2024
MORN dividend stats
DPS
$1.56
Dividend yield
0.52%
Payout ratio
47.1%
vs. Financial Services sector
Dividend yield
3.45%
Payout ratio
39.5%

Dividend yield

What is Morningstar current dividend yield

MORN has a dividend yield of 0.52% which is below the Financial Services sector, the industry and its peers average. In comparison with its Financial Services sector average of 3.45%, Morningstar's dividend yield is 85% lower. The current dividend yield is lower than the historical average of 0.6% of the last 5 years.

Dividend history

What is MORN dividend payout history and dates

Morningstar has been paying dividends for the last 14 years. Our records show that MORN has distributed four quarterly dividends in the past year. The annualized dividend per share has an increase of 6% since twelve months ago. However with the price of the stock up by 44% from a year ago, the dividend yield has a decrease of 27%.

Recent dividends

Ex-date Payment date Declared on Amount Type
Apr 4, 2024 Apr 30, 2024 Dec 1, 2023 $0.405 normal
Jan 4, 2024 Jan 31, 2024 Dec 1, 2023 $0.405 normal
Oct 5, 2023 Oct 31, 2023 Dec 6, 2022 $0.375 normal
Jul 6, 2023 Jul 31, 2023 Dec 6, 2022 $0.375 normal
Apr 5, 2023 Apr 28, 2023 Dec 6, 2022 $0.375 normal
Jan 5, 2023 Jan 31, 2023 Dec 6, 2022 $0.375 normal
Oct 17, 2022 Oct 31, 2022 Dec 3, 2021 $0.36 normal
Jun 30, 2022 Jul 29, 2022 Dec 3, 2021 $0.36 normal
Mar 31, 2022 Apr 29, 2022 Dec 3, 2021 $0.36 normal
Jan 6, 2022 Jan 31, 2022 Dec 3, 2021 $0.36 normal
Oct 18, 2021 Oct 29, 2021 Dec 4, 2020 $0.315 normal
Jul 8, 2021 Jul 30, 2021 Dec 4, 2020 $0.315 normal
Apr 8, 2021 Apr 30, 2021 Dec 4, 2020 $0.315 normal
Dec 31, 2020 Jan 29, 2021 Dec 4, 2020 $0.315 normal
Oct 15, 2020 Oct 30, 2020 Dec 6, 2019 $0.3 normal
Jul 1, 2020 Jul 31, 2020 May 15, 2020 $0.3 normal
Apr 2, 2020 Apr 30, 2020 Feb 25, 2020 $0.3 normal
Jan 2, 2020 Jan 31, 2020 Dec 6, 2019 $0.3 normal
Oct 17, 2019 Oct 31, 2019 Oct 4, 2019 $0.28 normal
Jul 3, 2019 Jul 31, 2019 May 17, 2019 $0.28 normal
Apr 4, 2019 Apr 30, 2019 Feb 26, 2019 $0.28 normal
Jan 3, 2019 Jan 31, 2019 Dec 14, 2018 $0.28 normal
Oct 16, 2018 Oct 31, 2018 Oct 5, 2018 $0.25 normal
Jul 5, 2018 Jul 27, 2018 May 18, 2018 $0.25 normal
Apr 5, 2018 Apr 27, 2018 Feb 27, 2018 $0.25 normal
Jan 4, 2018 Jan 31, 2018 Dec 8, 2017 $0.25 normal
Oct 17, 2017 Oct 31, 2017 Oct 6, 2017 $0.23 normal
Jul 5, 2017 Jul 28, 2017 May 12, 2017 $0.23 normal
Apr 5, 2017 Apr 28, 2017 Feb 24, 2017 $0.23 normal
Jan 4, 2017 Jan 31, 2017 Dec 9, 2016 $0.23 normal
Oct 6, 2016 Oct 28, 2016 Sep 30, 2016 $0.22 normal
Jul 6, 2016 Jul 29, 2016 May 13, 2016 $0.22 normal
Apr 6, 2016 Apr 29, 2016 Feb 26, 2016 $0.22 normal

Morningstar dividend payout ratio

What is Morningstar dividend payout ratio compared to the sector

Payout ratio

MORN has a payout ratio of 47.1% which is higher than the Financial Services sector, the industry and its peers average. If we compare it with the Financial Services sector average of 39.5%, Morningstar's payout ratio is 19% higher.

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

MORN dividend vs peer dividends

How does MORN dividend compare to its peers' dividends
Name Dividend yield DPS Payout ratio
VALU Value Line Inc 3.03% $1.12 57.7%
FDS Factset Research Systems Inc 0.89% $3.92 30.5%
MCO Moodys Corp 0.84% $3.16 36%
NWSA News Corp 0.82% $0.2 50%
MORN Morningstar Inc 0.52% $1.56 47.1%

Frequently asked questions

Does Morningstar pay a dividend?

Yes, Morningstar has been paying dividends for the last 14 years.

When is Morningstar's next dividend?

MORN has announced its next dividend with ex-date Jul 12, 2024.

When was MORN's last dividend?

Morningstar's last regular dividend was on Apr 4, 2024 (ex-date) with the amount of $0.405 per share.

How much dividend does Morningstar pay (per share)?

On an annual basis MORN pays $1.56 per share.

What is Morningstar's dividend yield?

Morningstar's current dividend yield is 0.52%.

How often does Morningstar pay dividends?

Morningstar pays four dividends per year.

What is Morningstar's dividend payout ratio?

The dividend payout ratio of Morningstar is 47.1%.

Does Morningstar pay a good dividend?

Morningstar's dividend yield is lower than the Financial Services sector average.