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SPOK Spok Holdings dividend history, payout ratio & dates

Spok Holdings's most recent quarterly dividend payment of $0.313 per share was made to shareholders on record before Mar 14, 2024. The payout stands at $1.25 per share annually, which works out to a dividend yield of 7.93%.

Key dates

  • SPOK last dividend date: Mar 14, 2024
  • SPOK next dividend date: May 23, 2024
SPOK dividend stats
DPS
$1.25
Dividend yield
7.93%
Payout ratio
148.8%
vs. Communication Services sector
Dividend yield
3.3%
Payout ratio
38%

Dividend yield

What is Spok Holdings current dividend yield

Spok Holdings's dividend yield of 7.93% is above the Communication Services sector, the industry and its peers average. Compared to its Communication Services sector average of 3.3%, Spok Holdings's dividend yield is 140% higher. The current dividend yield is above the historical average of 7.5% of the last 5 years.

Dividend history

What is SPOK dividend payout history and dates

Spok Holdings has been paying dividends for the last 19 years. According to our data SPOK has issued four quarterly dividends in the last twelve months. The annualized DPS has decreased by 0.1% for the last year. And since the stock price has gone up by 19% from a year ago, the dividend yield has decreased by 16%.

Recent dividends

Ex-date Payment date Declared on Amount Type
Mar 14, 2024 Mar 29, 2024 Feb 21, 2024 $0.313 normal
Nov 15, 2023 Dec 8, 2023 Oct 25, 2023 $0.313 normal
Aug 16, 2023 Sep 8, 2023 Jul 26, 2023 $0.313 normal
May 24, 2023 Jun 23, 2023 May 3, 2023 $0.313 normal
Mar 15, 2023 Mar 30, 2023 Feb 22, 2023 $0.313 normal
Nov 15, 2022 Dec 9, 2022 Oct 26, 2022 $0.313 normal
Aug 16, 2022 Sep 9, 2022 Jul 27, 2022 $0.313 normal
May 24, 2022 Jun 24, 2022 Apr 28, 2022 $0.313 normal
Mar 15, 2022 Mar 30, 2022 Feb 17, 2022 $0.313 normal
Nov 15, 2021 Dec 10, 2021 Nov 3, 2021 $0.125 normal
Aug 16, 2021 Sep 10, 2021 Jul 28, 2021 $0.125 normal
May 24, 2021 Jun 24, 2021 Apr 28, 2021 $0.125 normal
Mar 15, 2021 Mar 30, 2021 Feb 17, 2021 $0.125 normal
Nov 13, 2020 Dec 10, 2020 Oct 28, 2020 $0.125 normal
Aug 14, 2020 Sep 10, 2020 Jul 29, 2020 $0.125 normal
May 21, 2020 Jun 24, 2020 Apr 29, 2020 $0.125 normal
Mar 13, 2020 Mar 30, 2020 Feb 26, 2020 $0.125 normal
Nov 14, 2019 Dec 10, 2019 Oct 23, 2019 $0.125 normal
Aug 15, 2019 Sep 10, 2019 Jul 31, 2019 $0.125 normal
May 23, 2019 Jun 24, 2019 Apr 24, 2019 $0.125 normal
Mar 14, 2019 Mar 29, 2019 Feb 27, 2019 $0.125 normal
Nov 15, 2018 Dec 10, 2018 Oct 24, 2018 $0.125 normal
Aug 16, 2018 Sep 10, 2018 Jul 25, 2018 $0.125 normal
May 24, 2018 Jun 22, 2018 Apr 25, 2018 $0.125 normal
Mar 15, 2018 Mar 30, 2018 Feb 28, 2018 $0.125 normal
Nov 16, 2017 Dec 8, 2017 Oct 24, 2017 $0.125 normal
Aug 16, 2017 Sep 8, 2017 Jul 26, 2017 $0.125 normal
May 19, 2017 Jun 23, 2017 Apr 26, 2017 $0.125 normal
Mar 15, 2017 Mar 30, 2017 Mar 1, 2017 $0.125 normal
Dec 30, 2016 Jan 17, 2017 Dec 20, 2016 $0.25 special
Nov 16, 2016 Dec 9, 2016 Oct 26, 2016 $0.125 normal
Aug 17, 2016 Sep 9, 2016 Jul 27, 2016 $0.125 normal

Spok Holdings dividend payout ratio

What is Spok Holdings dividend payout ratio compared to the sector

Payout ratio

Spok Holdings's payout ratio of 148.8% is above the Communication Services sector, the industry and its peers average. Compared to its Communication Services sector average of 38%, Spok Holdings's payout ratio is 292% higher.

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

SPOK dividend vs peer dividends

How does SPOK dividend compare to its peers' dividends
Name Dividend yield DPS Payout ratio
SPOK Spok Holdings Inc 7.93% $1.25 148.8%
VZ Verizon Communications Inc 6.61% $2.65 98.8%
T At&T Inc 6.38% $1.11 59.7%
TDS Telephone & Data Systems Inc 3.58% $0.75 N/A
SHEN Shenandoah Telecommunications Co 0.49% $0.09 2.1%

Frequently asked questions

Does Spok Holdings pay a dividend?

Yes, Spok Holdings has been paying dividends for the last 19 years.

When is Spok Holdings's next dividend?

SPOK has announced its next dividend with ex-date May 23, 2024.

When was SPOK's last dividend?

Spok Holdings's last regular dividend was on Mar 14, 2024 (ex-date) with the amount of $0.313 per share.

How much dividend does Spok Holdings pay (per share)?

SPOK's annualized dividend per share is $1.25.

What is Spok Holdings's dividend yield?

The current dividend yield of Spok Holdings is 7.93%.

How often does Spok Holdings pay dividends?

Spok Holdings pays four dividends per year.

What is Spok Holdings's dividend payout ratio?

The dividend payout ratio of Spok Holdings is 148.8%.

Does Spok Holdings pay a good dividend?

Spok Holdings's dividend yield is above the Communication Services sector average.