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BAX Baxter International dividend history, payout ratio & dates

Baxter International's most recent quarterly dividend of $0.29 per share was on Sep 1, 2022 (ex-date). The annualized payout of $1.14 per share represents a current dividend yield of 2.06%.

Key dates

  • BAX last dividend date: Sep 1, 2022
  • BAX next dividend date: Not announced
BAX dividend stats
DPS
$1.14
Dividend yield
2.09%
Payout ratio
56.4%
vs. Healthcare sector
Dividend yield
1.89%
Payout ratio
36.4%

Dividend yield

What is Baxter International current dividend yield

BAX has a dividend yield of 2.06% which is above the Healthcare sector, the industry and its peers average. Compared to its Healthcare sector average of 1.89%, Baxter International's dividend yield is 9% higher. The historical 5-year average of BAX's dividend yield is 1.2%, which is below the current yield.

Dividend history

What is BAX dividend payout history and dates

Baxter International has a history of paying dividends since 1995. Our records of BAX show that the company has distributed four quarterly dividends in the past year. The annualized dividend per share has increased by 9% for the last twelve months. And since the stock price has gone down by 32% from a year ago, the dividend yield has increased by 61%.

Recent dividends

Ex-date Payment date Declared on Amount Type
Sep 1, 2022 Oct 3, 2022 Jul 12, 2022 $0.29 normal
Jun 2, 2022 Jul 1, 2022 May 3, 2022 $0.29 normal
Feb 24, 2022 Apr 1, 2022 Feb 14, 2022 $0.28 normal
Dec 2, 2021 Jan 3, 2022 Nov 16, 2021 $0.28 normal
Sep 2, 2021 Oct 1, 2021 Jul 12, 2021 $0.28 normal
Jun 3, 2021 Jul 1, 2021 May 3, 2021 $0.28 normal
Feb 25, 2021 Apr 1, 2021 $0.245 normal
Dec 3, 2020 Jan 4, 2021 Nov 16, 2020 $0.245 normal
Aug 28, 2020 Oct 1, 2020 Jul 14, 2020 $0.245 normal
Jun 4, 2020 Jul 1, 2020 May 5, 2020 $0.245 normal
Feb 27, 2020 Apr 1, 2020 Feb 18, 2020 $0.22 normal
Dec 5, 2019 Jan 2, 2020 Nov 19, 2019 $0.22 normal
Aug 29, 2019 Oct 1, 2019 Jul 16, 2019 $0.22 normal
Jun 6, 2019 Jul 1, 2019 May 7, 2019 $0.22 normal
Feb 28, 2019 Apr 1, 2019 Feb 19, 2019 $0.19 normal
Nov 30, 2018 Jan 2, 2019 Nov 13, 2018 $0.19 normal
Aug 30, 2018 Oct 1, 2018 Jul 17, 2018 $0.19 normal
May 31, 2018 Jul 2, 2018 May 8, 2018 $0.19 normal
Mar 1, 2018 Apr 2, 2018 Feb 20, 2018 $0.16 normal
Nov 30, 2017 Jan 2, 2018 Nov 14, 2017 $0.16 normal
Aug 30, 2017 Oct 2, 2017 Jul 18, 2017 $0.16 normal
May 31, 2017 Jul 3, 2017 May 2, 2017 $0.16 normal
Mar 1, 2017 Apr 3, 2017 Feb 21, 2017 $0.13 normal
Nov 30, 2016 Jan 3, 2017 Nov 8, 2016 $0.13 normal
Aug 31, 2016 Oct 3, 2016 Jul 19, 2016 $0.13 normal
Jun 1, 2016 Jul 1, 2016 May 3, 2016 $0.13 normal
Mar 2, 2016 Apr 1, 2016 Feb 16, 2016 $0.115 normal
Dec 2, 2015 Jan 4, 2016 Nov 10, 2015 $0.115 normal
Sep 2, 2015 Oct 1, 2015 Jul 29, 2015 $0.115 normal

Baxter International dividend payout ratio

What is Baxter International dividend payout ratio compared to the sector

Payout ratio

BAX has a payout ratio of 56.4% which is higher than the Healthcare sector, the industry and its peers average. If we compare it with the Healthcare sector average of 36.4%, Baxter International's payout ratio is 55% higher.

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

BAX dividend vs peer dividends

How does BAX dividend compare to its peers' dividends
Name Dividend yield DPS Payout ratio
MDT Medtronic plc 3.21% $2.62 67.5%
CAH Cardinal Health Inc 2.94% $1.97 N/A
BAX Baxter International Inc 2.09% $1.14 56.4%
BDX Becton Dickinson & Co 1.55% $3.48 59.5%
SYK Stryker Corp 1.35% $2.78 50.5%
TMO Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc 0.23% $1.16 6.1%
OMI Owens & Minor Inc 0.05% $0.01 0.6%

Frequently asked questions

Does Baxter International pay a dividend?

Yes, Baxter International has paid four dividends in the last twelve months. BAX has been paying dividends since 1995.

When is Baxter International's next dividend?

BAX hasn't announced its next dividend date yet, but if we take into consideration its recent dividend schedule, it is likely that its next dividend will be in December 2022.

When was BAX's last dividend?

Baxter International's last regular dividend was on Sep 1, 2022 (ex-date) with the amount of $0.29 per share.

How much dividend does Baxter International pay (per share)?

BAX has paid dividend of $1.14 per share in the last year.

What is Baxter International's dividend yield?

The current dividend yield of Baxter International is 2.06%.

How often does Baxter International pay dividends?

Baxter International has a quarterly dividend frequency.

What is Baxter International's dividend payout ratio?

The dividend payout ratio of Baxter International is 56.4%.

Does Baxter International pay a good dividend?

Baxter International's dividend yield is above the Healthcare sector average.