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AFL Aflac Inc Dividend

Aflac's latest quarterly dividend was on Aug 17, 2021 (ex-date) with a payout of $0.33 per share. At an annualized rate of $1.27 per share, the stock yields 2.29%.

AFL next dividend date: Not announced

AFL
DPS
$1.27
Dividend yield
2.29%
Payout ratio
15.3%
Financial Services sector
Dividend yield
2.37%
Payout ratio
32.5%

Dividend yield

AFL has a dividend yield of 2.29% which is higher than the industry and its peers average but lower than the Financial Services sector average.

Dividend history

Aflac has been paying dividends since 1994. AFL has distributed four quarterly dividends in the past year. The annualized dividend per share has an increase of 14% since twelve months ago. However with the price of the stock up by 49% from a year ago, the dividend yield has a decrease of 23%.

Recent dividends

Declared on Ex-date Payment date Amount Type
Jul 28, 2021 Aug 17, 2021 Sep 1, 2021 $0.33 normal
Apr 28, 2021 May 18, 2021 Jun 1, 2021 $0.33 normal
Nov 18, 2020 Feb 16, 2021 Mar 1, 2021 $0.33 normal
Oct 27, 2020 Nov 17, 2020 Dec 1, 2020 $0.28 normal
Jul 28, 2020 Aug 18, 2020 Sep 1, 2020 $0.28 normal
Apr 29, 2020 May 19, 2020 Jun 1, 2020 $0.28 normal
Feb 4, 2020 Feb 18, 2020 Mar 2, 2020 $0.28 normal
Oct 24, 2019 Nov 19, 2019 Dec 2, 2019 $0.27 normal
Jul 25, 2019 Aug 20, 2019 Sep 3, 2019 $0.27 normal
Apr 25, 2019 May 21, 2019 Jun 3, 2019 $0.27 normal
Jan 31, 2019 Feb 19, 2019 Mar 1, 2019 $0.27 normal
Oct 24, 2018 Nov 20, 2018 Dec 3, 2018 $0.26 normal
Jul 26, 2018 Aug 21, 2018 Sep 1, 2018 $0.26 normal
Apr 25, 2018 May 22, 2018 Jun 1, 2018 $0.26 normal
Jan 31, 2018 Feb 20, 2018 Mar 1, 2018 $0.26 normal
Oct 25, 2017 Nov 14, 2017 Dec 1, 2017 $0.225 normal
Jul 27, 2017 Aug 21, 2017 Sep 1, 2017 $0.215 normal
Apr 27, 2017 May 22, 2017 Jun 1, 2017 $0.215 normal
Jan 31, 2017 Feb 13, 2017 Mar 1, 2017 $0.215 normal
Oct 27, 2016 Nov 14, 2016 Dec 1, 2016 $0.215 normal
Jul 28, 2016 Aug 22, 2016 Sep 1, 2016 $0.205 normal
Apr 26, 2016 May 16, 2016 Jun 1, 2016 $0.205 normal
Feb 1, 2016 Feb 11, 2016 Mar 1, 2016 $0.205 normal
Oct 27, 2015 Nov 16, 2015 Dec 1, 2015 $0.205 normal
Jul 28, 2015 Aug 17, 2015 Sep 1, 2015 $0.195 normal

Dividend payouts

Payout ratio

AFL has a payout ratio of 15.3% which is lower than the Financial Services sector, the industry and its peers average.

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