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WMG Warner Music Group dividend history, payout ratio & dates

Warner Music Group's latest quarterly cash dividend of $0.15 per share was issued to shareholders on record before May 20, 2022. The dividend distribution stands at $0.6 per share annually, which comes to a dividend yield of 2.02%.

Key dates

  • WMG last dividend date: May 20, 2022
  • WMG next dividend date: Not announced
WMG dividend stats
DPS
$0.6
Dividend yield
2.05%
Payout ratio
84.5%
vs. Communication Services sector
Dividend yield
2.48%
Payout ratio
42.9%

Dividend yield

What is Warner Music Group current dividend yield

WMG has a dividend yield of 2.02% which is higher than the industry average but lower than the Communication Services sector average.

Dividend history

What is WMG dividend payout history and dates

Warner Music Group has been paying dividends for the last two years. Our records show that WMG has distributed four quarterly dividends in the past year. The annualized dividend per share has an increase of 25% since twelve months ago. And with the price of the stock down by 14% from a year ago, the dividend yield has an increase of 45%.

Recent dividends

Declared on Ex-date Payment date Amount Type
May 13, 2022 May 20, 2022 Jun 1, 2022 $0.15 normal
Feb 8, 2022 Feb 17, 2022 Mar 1, 2022 $0.15 normal
Nov 9, 2021 Nov 22, 2021 Dec 1, 2021 $0.15 normal
Aug 13, 2021 Aug 24, 2021 Sep 1, 2021 $0.15 normal
May 13, 2021 May 21, 2021 Jun 1, 2021 $0.12 normal
Feb 11, 2021 Feb 19, 2021 Mar 1, 2021 $0.12 normal
Nov 13, 2020 Nov 23, 2020 Dec 1, 2020 $0.12 normal
Aug 14, 2020 Aug 24, 2020 Sep 1, 2020 $0.12 normal

Dividend payout ratio

What is Warner Music Group dividend payout ratio compared to the sector

Payout ratio

WMG has a payout ratio of 84.5% which is higher than the Communication Services sector and the industry average.

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