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RPRX Royalty Pharma dividend history, payout ratio & dates

Royalty Pharma's latest quarterly dividend was on Aug 18, 2022 (ex-date) with a payout of $0.19 per share. On an annualized basis, the company has a current payout of $0.74 per share. This brings the dividend yield to 1.84% based on its recent close price.

Key dates

  • RPRX last dividend date: Aug 18, 2022
  • RPRX next dividend date: Not announced
RPRX dividend stats
DPS
$0.74
Dividend yield
1.84%
Payout ratio
69.8%
vs. Healthcare sector
Dividend yield
1.92%
Payout ratio
36.4%

Dividend yield

What is Royalty Pharma current dividend yield

Royalty Pharma's dividend yield of 1.84% is lower than the Healthcare sector average. But if we consider the Healthcare sector average of 1.92%, Royalty Pharma's dividend yield is only 4.2% lower.

Dividend history

What is RPRX dividend payout history and dates

Royalty Pharma has been paying dividends since 2020. RPRX has distributed four quarterly dividends in the past year. The annualized dividend per share has an increase of 12% for the last twelve months. And with the price of the stock up by 11% from a year ago, the dividend yield has an increase of 1%.

Recent dividends

Ex-date Payment date Declared on Amount Type
Aug 18, 2022 Sep 15, 2022 Jul 15, 2022 $0.19 normal
May 19, 2022 Jun 15, 2022 $0.19 normal
Feb 17, 2022 Mar 15, 2022 Jan 6, 2022 $0.19 normal
Nov 18, 2021 Dec 15, 2021 $0.17 normal
Aug 19, 2021 Sep 15, 2021 Jul 16, 2021 $0.17 normal
May 19, 2021 Jun 15, 2021 Apr 15, 2021 $0.17 normal
Feb 18, 2021 Mar 15, 2021 Jan 8, 2021 $0.17 normal
Nov 19, 2020 Dec 15, 2020 Oct 15, 2020 $0.15 normal
Sep 14, 2020 Sep 30, 2020 Sep 2, 2020 $0.15 normal

Royalty Pharma dividend payout ratio

What is Royalty Pharma dividend payout ratio compared to the sector

Payout ratio

Royalty Pharma's payout ratio of 69.8% is above the Healthcare sector average. In comparison with its Healthcare sector average of 36.4%, Royalty Pharma's payout ratio is 92% higher.

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

RPRX dividend vs peer dividends

How does RPRX dividend compare to its peers' dividends
Name Dividend yield DPS Payout ratio
ABT Abbott Laboratories 1.92% $1.86 38.5%
RPRX Royalty Pharma plc 1.84% $0.74 69.8%
LLY ELI LILLY & Co 1.17% $3.79 60.3%

Frequently asked questions

Does Royalty Pharma pay a dividend?

Yes, Royalty Pharma has been paying dividends for the last two years.

When is Royalty Pharma's next dividend?

At this point we don't have a record of RPRX's next dividend date, but based on the current dividend schedule we project that it will likely be in November 2022.

When was RPRX's last dividend?

Royalty Pharma's last dividend ex-date was on Aug 18, 2022. The dividend amount was $0.19 per share.

How much dividend does Royalty Pharma pay (per share)?

RPRX's annualized dividend per share is $0.74.

What is Royalty Pharma's dividend yield?

Royalty Pharma's current dividend yield is 1.84%.

How often does Royalty Pharma pay dividends?

Royalty Pharma pays four dividends per year.

What is Royalty Pharma's dividend payout ratio?

The dividend payout ratio of Royalty Pharma is 69.8%.

Does Royalty Pharma pay a good dividend?

Royalty Pharma's dividend yield is in line with the Healthcare sector average.