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SAFM Sanderson Farms Inc Dividend

Sanderson Farms's most recent quarterly dividend of $0.44 per share was on Oct 4, 2021 (ex-date). The annualized payout of $1.76 per share represents a current dividend yield of 0.94%.

SAFM next dividend date: Not announced

SAFM
DPS
$1.76
Dividend yield
0.94%
Payout ratio
13.1%
Consumer Defensive sector
Dividend yield
2.27%
Payout ratio
47.6%

Dividend yield

Sanderson Farms's dividend yield of 0.94% is lower than the Consumer Defensive sector and the industry average.

Dividend history

Sanderson Farms has a history of paying dividends since 1995. Our records of SAFM show that the company has issued four quarterly dividends in the last twelve months. The annualized DPS has increased by 26% for the last year. But since the stock price has gone up by 37% from a year ago, the dividend yield has decreased by 8%.

Recent dividends

Declared on Ex-date Payment date Amount Type
Sep 23, 2021 Oct 4, 2021 Oct 19, 2021 $0.44 normal
Jul 22, 2021 Aug 2, 2021 Aug 17, 2021 $0.44 normal
Apr 22, 2021 May 3, 2021 May 18, 2021 $0.44 normal
Jan 21, 2021 Feb 1, 2021 Feb 16, 2021 $0.44 normal
Sep 24, 2020 Oct 5, 2020 Oct 20, 2020 $0.44 normal
Jul 16, 2020 Jul 27, 2020 Aug 11, 2020 $0.32 normal
Apr 16, 2020 Apr 27, 2020 May 12, 2020 $0.32 normal
Jan 16, 2020 Jan 27, 2020 Feb 11, 2020 $0.32 normal
Sep 19, 2019 Sep 30, 2019 Oct 15, 2019 $0.32 normal
Jul 18, 2019 Jul 29, 2019 Aug 13, 2019 $0.32 normal
Apr 25, 2019 May 6, 2019 May 21, 2019 $0.32 normal
Jan 17, 2019 Jan 28, 2019 Feb 12, 2019 $0.32 normal
Sep 20, 2018 Oct 1, 2018 Oct 16, 2018 $0.32 normal
Jul 19, 2018 Jul 30, 2018 Aug 14, 2018 $0.32 normal
Apr 19, 2018 Apr 30, 2018 May 15, 2018 $0.32 normal
Jan 18, 2018 Jan 29, 2018 Feb 13, 2018 $0.32 normal
Sep 21, 2017 Oct 2, 2017 Oct 17, 2017 $1 special
Sep 21, 2017 Oct 2, 2017 Oct 17, 2017 $0.32 normal
Jul 20, 2017 Jul 28, 2017 Aug 15, 2017 $0.24 normal
Apr 27, 2017 May 5, 2017 May 23, 2017 $0.24 normal
Jan 19, 2017 Jan 27, 2017 Feb 14, 2017 $0.24 normal
Sep 22, 2016 Sep 30, 2016 Oct 18, 2016 $0.24 normal
Sep 22, 2016 Sep 30, 2016 Oct 18, 2016 $1 special
Jul 28, 2016 Aug 5, 2016 Aug 23, 2016 $0.22 normal
Apr 28, 2016 May 6, 2016 May 24, 2016 $0.22 normal

Dividend payouts

Payout ratio

Sanderson Farms's payout ratio of 13.1% is below the Consumer Defensive sector, the industry and its peers average.

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