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ABT Abbott Laboratories dividend history, payout ratio & dates

Abbott Laboratories's latest quarterly dividend was on Apr 12, 2024 (ex-date) with a payout of $0.55 per share. At an annualized rate of $2.12 per share, the stock yields 2.04%.

Key dates

  • ABT last dividend date: Apr 12, 2024
  • ABT next dividend date: Not announced
ABT dividend stats
DPS
$2.12
Dividend yield
2.04%
Payout ratio
65.6%
vs. Healthcare sector
Dividend yield
1.83%
Payout ratio
33.8%

Dividend yield

What is Abbott Laboratories current dividend yield

Abbott Laboratories's dividend yield of 2.04% is above the Healthcare sector and the industry average but below its peers average. Compared to its Healthcare sector average of 1.83%, Abbott Laboratories's dividend yield is 11% higher. The historical 5-year average of ABT's dividend yield is 1.6%, which is below the current yield.

Dividend history

What is ABT dividend payout history and dates

Abbott Laboratories has been paying dividends since 1994. ABT has distributed four quarterly dividends in the past year. The annualized dividend per share has grown by 8% since twelve months ago. And with the price of the stock down by 4.3% from a year ago, the dividend yield has grown by 13%.

Recent dividends

Ex-date Payment date Declared on Amount Type
Apr 12, 2024 May 15, 2024 Feb 16, 2024 $0.55 normal
Jan 11, 2024 Feb 15, 2024 Dec 15, 2023 $0.55 normal
Oct 12, 2023 Nov 15, 2023 Sep 21, 2023 $0.51 normal
Jul 13, 2023 Aug 15, 2023 Jun 9, 2023 $0.51 normal
Apr 13, 2023 May 15, 2023 Feb 17, 2023 $0.51 normal
Jan 12, 2023 Feb 15, 2023 Dec 9, 2022 $0.51 normal
Oct 13, 2022 Nov 15, 2022 Sep 15, 2022 $0.47 normal
Jul 14, 2022 Aug 15, 2022 Jun 10, 2022 $0.47 normal
Apr 13, 2022 May 16, 2022 Feb 18, 2022 $0.47 normal
Jan 13, 2022 Feb 15, 2022 Dec 10, 2021 $0.47 normal
Oct 14, 2021 Nov 15, 2021 Sep 15, 2021 $0.45 normal
Jul 14, 2021 Aug 16, 2021 Jun 11, 2021 $0.45 normal
Apr 14, 2021 May 17, 2021 Feb 19, 2021 $0.45 normal
Jan 14, 2021 Feb 16, 2021 Dec 11, 2020 $0.45 normal
Oct 14, 2020 Nov 16, 2020 Sep 17, 2020 $0.36 normal
Jul 14, 2020 Aug 17, 2020 Jun 12, 2020 $0.36 normal
Apr 14, 2020 May 15, 2020 Feb 21, 2020 $0.36 normal
Jan 14, 2020 Feb 14, 2020 Dec 13, 2019 $0.36 normal
Oct 11, 2019 Nov 15, 2019 Sep 12, 2019 $0.32 normal
Jul 12, 2019 Aug 15, 2019 Jun 14, 2019 $0.32 normal
Apr 12, 2019 May 15, 2019 Feb 22, 2019 $0.32 normal
Jan 14, 2019 Feb 15, 2019 Dec 14, 2018 $0.32 normal
Oct 12, 2018 Nov 15, 2018 Sep 13, 2018 $0.28 normal
Jul 12, 2018 Aug 15, 2018 Jun 8, 2018 $0.28 normal
Apr 12, 2018 May 15, 2018 Feb 16, 2018 $0.28 normal
Jan 11, 2018 Feb 15, 2018 Dec 15, 2017 $0.28 normal
Oct 12, 2017 Nov 15, 2017 Sep 14, 2017 $0.265 normal
Jul 12, 2017 Aug 15, 2017 Jun 9, 2017 $0.265 normal
Apr 11, 2017 May 15, 2017 Feb 17, 2017 $0.265 normal
Jan 11, 2017 Feb 15, 2017 Dec 9, 2016 $0.265 normal
Oct 12, 2016 Nov 15, 2016 Sep 15, 2016 $0.26 normal
Jul 13, 2016 Aug 15, 2016 Jun 10, 2016 $0.26 normal
Apr 13, 2016 May 16, 2016 Feb 19, 2016 $0.26 normal
Jan 13, 2016 Feb 16, 2016 Dec 11, 2015 $0.26 normal
Oct 13, 2015 Nov 15, 2015 Sep 17, 2015 $0.24 normal
Jul 13, 2015 Aug 15, 2015 Jun 12, 2015 $0.24 normal

Abbott Laboratories dividend payout ratio

What is Abbott Laboratories dividend payout ratio compared to the sector

Payout ratio

Abbott Laboratories's payout ratio of 65.6% is above the Healthcare sector, the industry and its peers average. Compared to its Healthcare sector average of 33.8%, Abbott Laboratories's payout ratio is 94% higher.

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

ABT dividend vs peer dividends

How does ABT dividend compare to its peers' dividends
Name Dividend yield DPS Payout ratio
PFE Pfizer Inc 5.8% $1.66 N/A
BMY Bristol Myers Squibb Co 5.31% $2.34 N/A
NVS Novartis AG 3.68% $3.78 51%
MDT Medtronic plc 3.21% $2.76 87.6%
JNJ Johnson & Johnson 3.08% $4.76 31.2%
ABT Abbott Laboratories 2.04% $2.12 65.6%
AZN Astrazeneca plc 1.89% $1.45 70.7%
TMO Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc 0.24% $1.44 9.2%

Frequently asked questions

Does Abbott Laboratories pay a dividend?

Yes, Abbott Laboratories has paid four dividends in the last twelve months. ABT has been paying dividends since 1994.

When is Abbott Laboratories's next dividend?

ABT hasn't announced its next dividend date yet, but if we take into consideration its recent dividend history, it is likely that its next dividend will be in July 2024.

When was ABT's last dividend?

Abbott Laboratories's last regular dividend was on Apr 12, 2024 (ex-date) with the amount of $0.55 per share.

How much dividend does Abbott Laboratories pay (per share)?

ABT has paid dividend of $2.12 per share in the last year.

What is Abbott Laboratories's dividend yield?

The current dividend yield of Abbott Laboratories is 2.04%.

How often does Abbott Laboratories pay dividends?

Abbott Laboratories has a quarterly dividend frequency.

What is Abbott Laboratories's dividend payout ratio?

Abbott Laboratories's dividend payout ratio is 65.6%.

Does Abbott Laboratories pay a good dividend?

Abbott Laboratories's dividend yield is above the Healthcare sector average.