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AEL American Equity Investment Life Holding dividend history, payout ratio & dates

American Equity Investment Life Holding's most recent annual dividend of $0.34 per share was on Nov 26, 2021 (ex-date). At an annualized rate of $0.34 per share, the stock yields 0.84%. The latest AEL distribution of $0.34 marks a dividend growth of 6%.

Key dates

  • AEL last dividend date: Nov 26, 2021
  • AEL next dividend date: Not announced
AEL dividend stats
DPS
$0.34
Dividend yield
0.84%
Payout ratio
2.8%
vs. Financial Services sector
Dividend yield
2.77%
Payout ratio
30.1%

Dividend yield

What is American Equity Investment Life Holding current dividend yield

AEL has a dividend yield of 0.84% which is lower than the Financial Services sector and the industry average. If we compare it with the Financial Services sector average of 2.77%, American Equity Investment Life Holding's dividend yield is 70% lower. The current dividend yield is less than the historical average of 1.0% of the last 5 years.

Dividend history

What is AEL dividend payout history and dates

American Equity Investment Life Holding has a history of paying dividends since 2003. Our records of AEL show that the company has issued one annual dividend in the last twelve months. The annualized DPS has increased by 6% for the last year. However since the stock price has gone up by 34% from a year ago, the dividend yield has decreased by 21%.

Recent dividends

Ex-date Payment date Declared on Amount Type
Nov 26, 2021 Dec 13, 2021 Nov 22, 2021 $0.34 normal
Nov 24, 2020 Dec 10, 2020 Nov 16, 2020 $0.32 normal
Dec 2, 2019 Dec 12, 2019 Nov 22, 2019 $0.3 normal
Nov 27, 2018 Dec 12, 2018 Nov 15, 2018 $0.28 normal
Nov 28, 2017 Dec 12, 2017 Nov 16, 2017 $0.26 normal
Dec 1, 2016 Dec 20, 2016 Nov 17, 2016 $0.24 normal

American Equity Investment Life Holding dividend payout ratio

What is American Equity Investment Life Holding dividend payout ratio compared to the sector

Payout ratio

AEL has a payout ratio of 2.8% which is lower than the Financial Services sector and the industry average. In comparison with the Financial Services sector average of 30.1%, American Equity Investment Life Holding's payout ratio is 91% lower.

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

AEL dividend vs peer dividends

How does AEL dividend compare to its peers' dividends
Name Dividend yield DPS Payout ratio
AFG American Financial Group Inc 1.72% $2.24 18.4%
VOYA Voya Financial Inc 1.22% $0.8 13.7%
AEL American Equity Investment Life Holding Co 0.84% $0.34 2.8%
NWLI National Western Life Group Inc 0.2% $0.36 0.9%

Frequently asked questions

Does American Equity Investment Life Holding pay a dividend?

Yes, American Equity Investment Life Holding has paid one dividend in the last 12 months. AEL has been paying dividends since 2003.

When was AEL's last dividend?

American Equity Investment Life Holding's last regular dividend was on Nov 26, 2021 (ex-date) with the amount of $0.34 per share.

How much dividend does American Equity Investment Life Holding pay (per share)?

AEL has paid dividend of $0.34 per share in the last year.

What is American Equity Investment Life Holding's dividend yield?

Currently American Equity Investment Life Holding's dividend yield is 0.84%.

How often does American Equity Investment Life Holding pay dividends?

American Equity Investment Life Holding typically pays one dividend per year.

What is American Equity Investment Life Holding's dividend payout ratio?

The dividend payout ratio of American Equity Investment Life Holding is 2.8%.

Does American Equity Investment Life Holding pay a good dividend?

American Equity Investment Life Holding's dividend yield is less than the Financial Services sector average.