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SAFM Sanderson Farms dividend history, payout ratio & dates

Sanderson Farms's most recent quarterly dividend of $0.44 per share was on May 2, 2022 (ex-date). The annualized payout of $1.76 per share represents a current dividend yield of 0.92%.

Key dates

  • SAFM last dividend date: May 2, 2022
  • SAFM next dividend date: Not announced
SAFM dividend stats
DPS
$1.76
Dividend yield
0.92%
Payout ratio
6.2%
vs. Consumer Defensive sector
Dividend yield
2.42%
Payout ratio
45.3%

Dividend yield

What is Sanderson Farms current dividend yield

Sanderson Farms's dividend yield of 0.92% is lower than the Consumer Defensive sector and the industry average.

Dividend history

What is SAFM dividend payout history and dates

Sanderson Farms has a history of paying dividends since 1994. Our records of SAFM show that the company has issued four quarterly dividends in the last twelve months. The annualized DPS has increased by 7% for the last year. But since the stock price has gone up by 13% from a year ago, the dividend yield has decreased by 4.9%.

Recent dividends

Declared on Ex-date Payment date Amount Type
Apr 21, 2022 May 2, 2022 May 17, 2022 $0.44 normal
Jan 20, 2022 Jan 31, 2022 Feb 15, 2022 $0.44 normal
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 payout ratio

What is Sanderson Farms dividend payout ratio compared to the sector

Payout ratio

Sanderson Farms's payout ratio of 6.2% is below the Consumer Defensive sector, the industry and its peers average.

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