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ALB Albemarle dividend history, payout ratio & dates

Albemarle's most recent quarterly dividend of $0.395 per share was on Sep 15, 2022 (ex-date). The annualized payout of $1.58 per share represents a current dividend yield of 0.57%.

Key dates

  • ALB last dividend date: Sep 15, 2022
  • ALB next dividend date: Not announced
ALB dividend stats
DPS
$1.58
Dividend yield
0.57%
Payout ratio
70.3%
vs. Basic Materials sector
Dividend yield
2.13%
Payout ratio
26.9%

Dividend yield

What is Albemarle current dividend yield

Albemarle's dividend yield of 0.57% is below the Basic Materials sector, the industry and its peers average. Compared to its Basic Materials sector average of 2.13%, Albemarle's dividend yield is 73% lower. The historical 5-year average of ALB's dividend yield is 1.3%, which is above the current yield.

Dividend history

What is ALB dividend payout history and dates

Albemarle has a history of paying dividends since 1994. Our records of ALB show that the company has distributed four quarterly dividends in the past year. The annualized dividend per share has increased by 1.3% for the last twelve months. But since the stock price has gone up by 24% from a year ago, the dividend yield has decreased by 18%.

Recent dividends

Ex-date Payment date Declared on Amount Type
Sep 15, 2022 Oct 3, 2022 Jul 18, 2022 $0.395 normal
Jun 9, 2022 Jul 1, 2022 May 3, 2022 $0.395 normal
Mar 17, 2022 Apr 1, 2022 Feb 24, 2022 $0.395 normal
Dec 16, 2021 Jan 3, 2022 Oct 25, 2021 $0.39 normal
Sep 16, 2021 Oct 1, 2021 Jul 20, 2021 $0.39 normal
Jun 10, 2021 Jul 1, 2021 May 4, 2021 $0.39 normal
Mar 11, 2021 Apr 1, 2021 Feb 25, 2021 $0.39 normal
Dec 10, 2020 Jan 4, 2021 Oct 27, 2020 $0.385 normal
Sep 17, 2020 Oct 1, 2020 Jul 14, 2020 $0.385 normal
Jun 11, 2020 Jul 1, 2020 May 5, 2020 $0.385 normal
Mar 12, 2020 Apr 1, 2020 Feb 28, 2020 $0.385 normal
Dec 12, 2019 Jan 2, 2020 Oct 29, 2019 $0.368 normal
Sep 12, 2019 Oct 1, 2019 Jul 24, 2019 $0.368 normal
Jun 13, 2019 Jul 1, 2019 May 8, 2019 $0.368 normal
Mar 14, 2019 Apr 1, 2019 Feb 26, 2019 $0.368 normal
Dec 13, 2018 Jan 2, 2019 Oct 30, 2018 $0.335 normal
Sep 13, 2018 Oct 1, 2018 Jul 26, 2018 $0.335 normal
Jun 14, 2018 Jul 2, 2018 May 8, 2018 $0.335 normal
Mar 14, 2018 Apr 2, 2018 Feb 23, 2018 $0.335 normal
Dec 14, 2017 Jan 2, 2018 Nov 6, 2017 $0.32 normal
Sep 14, 2017 Oct 2, 2017 Jul 10, 2017 $0.32 normal
Jun 13, 2017 Jul 3, 2017 May 11, 2017 $0.32 normal
Mar 13, 2017 Apr 3, 2017 Feb 23, 2017 $0.32 normal
Dec 13, 2016 Jan 2, 2017 Nov 3, 2016 $0.305 normal
Sep 13, 2016 Oct 3, 2016 Jul 11, 2016 $0.305 normal
Jun 13, 2016 Jul 1, 2016 May 10, 2016 $0.305 normal
Mar 14, 2016 Apr 1, 2016 Feb 26, 2016 $0.305 normal
Dec 11, 2015 Jan 4, 2016 Oct 5, 2015 $0.29 normal
Sep 14, 2015 Oct 1, 2015 Jul 9, 2015 $0.29 normal

Albemarle dividend payout ratio

What is Albemarle dividend payout ratio compared to the sector

Payout ratio

Albemarle's payout ratio of 70.3% is above the Basic Materials sector, the industry and its peers average. Compared to its Basic Materials sector average of 26.9%, Albemarle's payout ratio is 161% higher.

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

ALB dividend vs peer dividends

How does ALB dividend compare to its peers' dividends
Name Dividend yield DPS Payout ratio
DOW Dow Inc 6.08% $2.8 31.2%
XOM Exxon Mobil Corp 3.55% $3.52 38.5%
HUN Huntsman CORP 3.08% $0.83 14.1%
WLK Westlake Chemical Corp 1.38% $1.25 5.6%
ALB Albemarle Corp 0.57% $1.58 70.3%

Frequently asked questions

Does Albemarle pay a dividend?

Yes, Albemarle has paid four dividends in the last twelve months. ALB has been paying dividends since 1994.

When is Albemarle's next dividend?

At this point we don't have a record of ALB's next dividend date, but based on the current dividend schedule we project that it will likely be in December 2022.

When was ALB's last dividend?

Albemarle's last dividend ex-date was on Sep 15, 2022. The dividend amount was $0.395 per share.

How much dividend does Albemarle pay (per share)?

On an annual basis ALB pays $1.58 per share.

What is Albemarle's dividend yield?

Currently Albemarle's dividend yield is 0.57%.

How often does Albemarle pay dividends?

Albemarle has a quarterly dividend frequency.

What is Albemarle's dividend payout ratio?

Albemarle's dividend payout ratio is 70.3%.

Does Albemarle pay a good dividend?

Albemarle's dividend yield is below the Basic Materials sector average.