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SCHL Scholastic dividend history, payout ratio & dates

Scholastic's last quarterly dividend of $0.2 per share was on Jan 30, 2023 (ex-date). The annualized dividend payment of $0.75 per share represents a current dividend yield of 1.65%.

Key dates

  • SCHL last dividend date: Jan 30, 2023
  • SCHL next dividend date: Not announced
SCHL dividend stats
DPS
$0.75
Dividend yield
1.65%
Payout ratio
39.5%
vs. Communication Services sector
Dividend yield
2.86%
Payout ratio
41%

Dividend yield

What is Scholastic current dividend yield

SCHL has a dividend yield of 1.65% which is lower than the Communication Services sector and the industry average. In comparison with the Communication Services sector average of 2.86%, Scholastic's dividend yield is 42% lower. Historically SCHL's dividend yield has averaged at 1.8% in the last 5 years, which is higher than the current one.

Dividend history

What is SCHL dividend payout history and dates

Scholastic has a history of paying dividends since 2009. Our records of SCHL show that the company has issued four quarterly dividends in the last twelve months. The annualized DPS has grown by 25% since one year ago. And with the stock price up by 11% from a year ago, the dividend yield has grown by 12%.

Recent dividends

Ex-date Payment date Declared on Amount Type
Jan 30, 2023 Mar 15, 2023 Dec 14, 2022 $0.2 normal
Oct 28, 2022 Dec 15, 2022 Sep 21, 2022 $0.2 normal
Aug 30, 2022 Sep 15, 2022 Jul 20, 2022 $0.2 normal
Apr 28, 2022 Jun 15, 2022 Mar 16, 2022 $0.15 normal
Jan 28, 2022 Mar 15, 2022 Dec 15, 2021 $0.15 normal
Oct 28, 2021 Dec 15, 2021 Sep 22, 2021 $0.15 normal
Aug 30, 2021 Sep 15, 2021 Jul 21, 2021 $0.15 normal
Apr 29, 2021 Jun 15, 2021 Mar 17, 2021 $0.15 normal
Jan 28, 2021 Mar 15, 2021 Dec 16, 2020 $0.15 normal
Oct 29, 2020 Dec 15, 2020 Sep 23, 2020 $0.15 normal
Aug 28, 2020 Sep 15, 2020 Jul 22, 2020 $0.15 normal
Apr 29, 2020 Jun 15, 2020 Mar 18, 2020 $0.15 normal
Jan 30, 2020 Mar 16, 2020 Dec 11, 2019 $0.15 normal
Oct 30, 2019 Dec 16, 2019 Sep 18, 2019 $0.15 normal
Aug 29, 2019 Sep 16, 2019 Jul 24, 2019 $0.15 normal
Apr 29, 2019 Jun 17, 2019 Mar 20, 2019 $0.15 normal
Jan 30, 2019 Mar 15, 2019 Dec 12, 2018 $0.15 normal
Oct 30, 2018 Dec 17, 2018 Sep 26, 2018 $0.15 normal
Aug 30, 2018 Sep 17, 2018 Jul 18, 2018 $0.15 normal
Apr 27, 2018 Jun 15, 2018 Mar 21, 2018 $0.15 normal
Jan 30, 2018 Mar 15, 2018 Dec 13, 2017 $0.15 normal
Oct 30, 2017 Dec 15, 2017 Sep 20, 2017 $0.15 normal
Aug 29, 2017 Sep 15, 2017 Jul 19, 2017 $0.15 normal
Apr 26, 2017 Jun 15, 2017 Mar 22, 2017 $0.15 normal
Jan 27, 2017 Mar 15, 2017 Dec 14, 2016 $0.15 normal
Oct 27, 2016 Dec 15, 2016 Sep 21, 2016 $0.15 normal
Aug 29, 2016 Sep 15, 2016 Jul 20, 2016 $0.15 normal
Apr 27, 2016 Jun 15, 2016 Mar 23, 2016 $0.15 normal

Scholastic dividend payout ratio

What is Scholastic dividend payout ratio compared to the sector

Payout ratio

SCHL has a payout ratio of 39.5% which is lower than the Communication Services sector average. But in comparison with the Communication Services sector average of 41%, Scholastic's payout ratio is only 3.7% lower.

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

SCHL dividend vs peer dividends

How does SCHL dividend compare to its peers' dividends
Name Dividend yield DPS Payout ratio
SCHL Scholastic Corp 1.65% $0.75 39.5%
NYT New York Times Co 0.98% $0.36 34.6%
NWSA News Corp 0.96% $0.2 25%

Frequently asked questions

Does Scholastic pay a dividend?

Yes, Scholastic has paid four dividends in the last 12 months. SCHL has been paying dividends since 2009.

When is Scholastic's next dividend?

SCHL hasn't announced its next dividend date yet, however if we take into account its recent dividend frequency, it is likely that its next dividend will be in April 2023.

When was SCHL's last dividend?

Scholastic's last regular dividend was on Jan 30, 2023 (ex-date) with the amount of $0.2 per share.

How much dividend does Scholastic pay (per share)?

SCHL has paid dividend of $0.75 per share in the last year.

What is Scholastic's dividend yield?

Currently Scholastic's dividend yield is 1.65%.

How often does Scholastic pay dividends?

Scholastic pays dividends quarterly.

What is Scholastic's dividend payout ratio?

The dividend payout ratio of Scholastic is 39.5%.

Does Scholastic pay a good dividend?

Scholastic's dividend yield is lower than the Communication Services sector average.