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VIAC ViacomCBS Inc Dividend

ViacomCBS's latest quarterly cash dividend of $0.24 per share was issued to shareholders on record before Sep 14, 2021. The dividend distribution stands at $0.96 per share annually, which comes to a dividend yield of 3.1%.

VIAC next dividend date: Dec 14, 2021

VIAC
DPS
$0.96
Dividend yield
3.1%
Payout ratio
18.6%
Communication Services sector
Dividend yield
2.45%
Payout ratio
44.6%

Dividend yield

ViacomCBS's dividend yield of 3.1% is higher than the Communication Services sector and the industry average.

Dividend history

ViacomCBS has been paying dividends for the last 16 years. Our records show that VIAC has distributed four quarterly dividends in the past year. The annualized dividend per share has remained the same for the last twelve months. However with the price of the stock down by 12% from a year ago, the dividend yield has increased by 14%.

Recent dividends

Declared on Ex-date Payment date Amount Type
Aug 2, 2021 Sep 14, 2021 Oct 1, 2021 $0.24 normal
May 26, 2021 Jun 14, 2021 Jul 1, 2021 $0.24 normal
Feb 9, 2021 Mar 12, 2021 Apr 1, 2021 $0.24 normal
Oct 21, 2020 Dec 14, 2020 Jan 4, 2021 $0.24 normal
Aug 3, 2020 Sep 14, 2020 Oct 1, 2020 $0.24 normal
May 19, 2020 Jun 12, 2020 Jul 1, 2020 $0.24 normal
Feb 12, 2020 Mar 13, 2020 Apr 1, 2020 $0.24 normal
Dec 19, 2019 Dec 27, 2019 Jan 10, 2020 $0.24 normal

Dividend payouts

Payout ratio

ViacomCBS's payout ratio of 18.6% is below the Communication Services sector and the industry average.

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