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SBGI Sinclair Broadcast Group dividend history, payout ratio & dates

Sinclair Broadcast Group's most recent quarterly dividend was on Mar 4, 2022 (ex-date) with a cash dividend payment of $0.25 per share. On an annualized basis, the company has a current payout of $0.85 per share. This brings the dividend yield to 3.4% based on its recent close price. The latest dividend has increased by $0.05, or 25% from the previous payment.

Key dates

  • SBGI last dividend date: Mar 4, 2022
  • SBGI next dividend date: May 31, 2022
SBGI dividend stats
DPS
$0.85
Dividend yield
3.4%
Payout ratio
2.8%
vs. Communication Services sector
Dividend yield
2.46%
Payout ratio
42.9%

Dividend yield

What is Sinclair Broadcast Group current dividend yield

SBGI has a dividend yield of 3.4% which is higher than the Communication Services sector, the industry and its peers average.

Dividend history

What is SBGI dividend payout history and dates

Sinclair Broadcast Group has a long dividend history, including the last 12 consecutive years with dividend payouts. SBGI has issued four quarterly dividends in the last twelve months. The annualized DPS has increased by 6% for the last year. And since the stock price has gone down by 23% from a year ago, the dividend yield has increased by 38%.

Recent dividends

Declared on Ex-date Payment date Amount Type
Feb 23, 2022 Mar 4, 2022 Mar 21, 2022 $0.25 normal
Nov 3, 2021 Nov 30, 2021 Dec 15, 2021 $0.2 normal
Aug 4, 2021 Aug 31, 2021 Sep 15, 2021 $0.2 normal
May 5, 2021 May 28, 2021 Jun 15, 2021 $0.2 normal
Feb 24, 2021 Mar 9, 2021 Mar 24, 2021 $0.2 normal
Nov 4, 2020 Nov 30, 2020 Dec 15, 2020 $0.2 normal
Aug 5, 2020 Aug 31, 2020 Sep 15, 2020 $0.2 normal
May 6, 2020 May 29, 2020 Jun 15, 2020 $0.2 normal
Feb 26, 2020 Mar 6, 2020 Mar 20, 2020 $0.2 normal
Nov 6, 2019 Nov 27, 2019 Dec 16, 2019 $0.2 normal
Aug 7, 2019 Aug 29, 2019 Sep 16, 2019 $0.2 normal
May 8, 2019 May 30, 2019 Jun 17, 2019 $0.2 normal
Feb 27, 2019 Mar 8, 2019 Mar 25, 2019 $0.2 normal
Nov 7, 2018 Nov 29, 2018 Dec 17, 2018 $0.2 normal
Aug 8, 2018 Aug 30, 2018 Sep 17, 2018 $0.18 normal
May 9, 2018 May 31, 2018 Jun 15, 2018 $0.18 normal
Feb 28, 2018 Mar 8, 2018 Mar 23, 2018 $0.18 normal
Nov 30, 2017 Dec 15, 2017 $0.18 normal
Aug 30, 2017 Sep 15, 2017 $0.18 normal
May 30, 2017 Jun 15, 2017 $0.18 normal
Feb 22, 2017 Feb 27, 2017 Mar 15, 2017 $0.18 normal
Nov 29, 2016 Dec 15, 2016 $0.18 normal
Aug 3, 2016 Aug 30, 2016 Sep 15, 2016 $0.18 normal
May 4, 2016 May 27, 2016 Jun 15, 2016 $0.18 normal

Dividend payout ratio

What is Sinclair Broadcast Group dividend payout ratio compared to the sector

Payout ratio

SBGI has a payout ratio of 2.8% which is lower than the Communication Services sector, the industry and its peers average.

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