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AMT American Tower dividend history, payout ratio & dates

American Tower's most recent quarterly dividend was on Oct 7, 2022 (ex-date) with a cash dividend payment of $1.47 per share. On an annualized basis, the company has a current payout of $5.69 per share. This brings the dividend yield to 2.66% based on its recent close price. The latest dividend has increased by $0.04, or 2.8% from the prior payment.

Key dates

  • AMT last dividend date: Oct 7, 2022
  • AMT next dividend date: Not announced
AMT dividend stats
DPS
$5.69
Dividend yield
2.66%
Payout ratio
90.2%
vs. Real Estate sector
Dividend yield
5.68%
Payout ratio
100.9%

Dividend yield

What is American Tower current dividend yield

AMT has a dividend yield of 2.66% which is lower than the Real Estate sector and the industry average. If we compare it with the Real Estate sector average of 5.68%, American Tower's dividend yield is 53% lower. The historical 5-year average of AMT's dividend yield is 1.9%, which is less than the current one.

Dividend history

What is AMT dividend payout history and dates

American Tower has been paying dividends since 2011. AMT has distributed four quarterly dividends in the past year. The annualized dividend per share has increased by 13% for the last twelve months. And since the stock price has gone down by 19% from a year ago, the dividend yield has increased by 39%.

Recent dividends

Ex-date Payment date Declared on Amount Type
Oct 7, 2022 Oct 26, 2022 Sep 22, 2022 $1.47 normal
Jun 16, 2022 Jul 8, 2022 May 19, 2022 $1.43 normal
Apr 12, 2022 Apr 29, 2022 Mar 11, 2022 $1.4 normal
Dec 23, 2021 Jan 14, 2022 Dec 16, 2021 $1.39 normal
Sep 27, 2021 Oct 15, 2021 Sep 16, 2021 $1.31 normal
Jun 17, 2021 Jul 9, 2021 May 27, 2021 $1.27 normal
Apr 12, 2021 Apr 29, 2021 Mar 4, 2021 $1.24 normal
Dec 24, 2020 Feb 2, 2021 Dec 3, 2020 $1.21 normal
Sep 25, 2020 Oct 16, 2020 Sep 10, 2020 $1.14 normal
Jun 18, 2020 Jul 10, 2020 May 19, 2020 $1.1 normal
Apr 13, 2020 Apr 29, 2020 Mar 13, 2020 $1.08 normal
Dec 26, 2019 Jan 14, 2020 Dec 12, 2019 $1.01 normal
Sep 26, 2019 Oct 17, 2019 Sep 24, 2019 $0.95 normal
Jun 18, 2019 Jul 12, 2019 May 22, 2019 $0.92 normal
Apr 10, 2019 Apr 26, 2019 Mar 7, 2019 $0.9 normal
Dec 26, 2018 Jan 14, 2019 Dec 4, 2018 $0.84 normal
Sep 27, 2018 Oct 17, 2018 Sep 6, 2018 $0.79 normal
Jun 18, 2018 Jul 13, 2018 May 24, 2018 $0.77 normal
Apr 10, 2018 Apr 27, 2018 Mar 8, 2018 $0.75 normal
Dec 27, 2017 Jan 16, 2018 Dec 7, 2017 $0.7 normal
Sep 28, 2017 Oct 17, 2017 Sep 12, 2017 $0.66 normal
Jun 15, 2017 Jul 14, 2017 Jun 1, 2017 $0.64 normal
Apr 10, 2017 Apr 28, 2017 Mar 9, 2017 $0.62 normal
Dec 23, 2016 Jan 13, 2017 Dec 14, 2016 $0.58 normal
Sep 28, 2016 Oct 17, 2016 Sep 16, 2016 $0.55 normal
Jun 15, 2016 Jul 15, 2016 Jun 2, 2016 $0.53 normal
Apr 8, 2016 Apr 28, 2016 Mar 9, 2016 $0.51 normal
Dec 14, 2015 Jan 13, 2016 Dec 3, 2015 $0.49 normal
Sep 21, 2015 Oct 7, 2015 Sep 10, 2015 $0.46 normal
Jun 15, 2015 Jul 16, 2015 $0.44 normal

American Tower dividend payout ratio

What is American Tower dividend payout ratio compared to the sector

Payout ratio

AMT has a payout ratio of 90.2% which is lower than the Real Estate sector and the industry average. If we compare it with the Real Estate sector average of 100.9%, American Tower's payout ratio is 11% lower.

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

AMT dividend vs peer dividends

How does AMT dividend compare to its peers' dividends
Name Dividend yield DPS Payout ratio
TDS Telephone & Data Systems Inc 7.24% $0.72 166.3%
CCI Crown Castle International Corp 4.28% $5.88 157.6%
AMT American Tower Corp 2.66% $5.69 90.2%
SBAC Sba Communications Corp 0.97% $2.84 75.3%

Frequently asked questions

Does American Tower pay a dividend?

Yes, American Tower has paid four dividends in the last twelve months. AMT has been paying dividends since 2011.

When is American Tower's next dividend?

At this point we don't have a record of AMT's next dividend date, but based on the current dividend schedule we project that it will likely be in January 2023.

When was AMT's last dividend?

American Tower's last dividend ex-date was on Oct 7, 2022. The dividend amount was $1.47 per share.

How much dividend does American Tower pay (per share)?

On an annual basis AMT pays $5.69 per share.

What is American Tower's dividend yield?

The current dividend yield of American Tower is 2.66%.

How often does American Tower pay dividends?

American Tower has a quarterly dividend frequency.

What is American Tower's dividend payout ratio?

American Tower's dividend payout ratio is 90.2%.

Does American Tower pay a good dividend?

American Tower's dividend yield is less than the Real Estate sector average.