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BDX Becton Dickinson dividend history, payout ratio & dates

Becton Dickinson's last quarterly dividend payment of $0.87 per share was made to shareholders on record before Sep 8, 2022. The dividend payment stands at $3.48 per share annually, which equates to a dividend yield of 1.41%.

Key dates

  • BDX last dividend date: Sep 8, 2022
  • BDX next dividend date: Dec 8, 2022
BDX dividend stats
DPS
$3.48
Dividend yield
1.4%
Payout ratio
58.7%
vs. Healthcare sector
Dividend yield
1.66%
Payout ratio
38.1%

Dividend yield

What is Becton Dickinson current dividend yield

Becton Dickinson's dividend yield of 1.41% is higher than the industry and its peers average but lower than the Healthcare sector average. If we compare it with the Healthcare sector average of 1.66%, Becton Dickinson's dividend yield is 15% lower. The current dividend yield is more than the historical average of 1.3% of the last 5 years.

Dividend history

What is BDX dividend payout history and dates

Becton Dickinson has been paying dividends for the last 31 years. According to our records BDX has issued four quarterly dividends in the last twelve months. The annualized DPS marks an increase of 4.8% since one year ago. And with the stock price down by 1.5% from a year ago, the dividend yield marks an increase of 6%.

Recent dividends

Ex-date Payment date Declared on Amount Type
Sep 8, 2022 Sep 30, 2022 Jul 26, 2022 $0.87 normal
Jun 8, 2022 Jun 30, 2022 Apr 26, 2022 $0.87 normal
Mar 9, 2022 Mar 31, 2022 Jan 25, 2022 $0.87 normal
Dec 9, 2021 Dec 31, 2021 Nov 4, 2021 $0.87 normal
Sep 8, 2021 Sep 30, 2021 Jul 27, 2021 $0.83 normal
Jun 8, 2021 Jun 30, 2021 Apr 27, 2021 $0.83 normal
Mar 9, 2021 Mar 31, 2021 Jan 25, 2021 $0.83 normal
Dec 9, 2020 Dec 31, 2020 Nov 24, 2020 $0.83 normal
Sep 8, 2020 Sep 30, 2020 Jul 27, 2020 $0.79 normal
Jun 8, 2020 Jun 30, 2020 Apr 28, 2020 $0.79 normal
Mar 9, 2020 Mar 31, 2020 Jan 27, 2020 $0.79 normal
Dec 9, 2019 Dec 31, 2019 Nov 25, 2019 $0.79 normal
Sep 6, 2019 Sep 30, 2019 Jul 22, 2019 $0.77 normal
Jun 6, 2019 Jun 28, 2019 Apr 29, 2019 $0.77 normal
Mar 7, 2019 Mar 29, 2019 Jan 21, 2019 $0.77 normal
Dec 7, 2018 Dec 31, 2018 Nov 19, 2018 $0.77 normal
Sep 6, 2018 Sep 28, 2018 Jul 24, 2018 $0.75 normal
Jun 7, 2018 Jun 29, 2018 Apr 23, 2018 $0.75 normal
Mar 8, 2018 Mar 30, 2018 Jan 23, 2018 $0.75 normal
Dec 7, 2017 Dec 29, 2017 Nov 20, 2017 $0.75 normal
Sep 7, 2017 Sep 29, 2017 Jul 25, 2017 $0.73 normal
Jun 7, 2017 Jun 30, 2017 May 23, 2017 $0.73 normal
Mar 8, 2017 Mar 31, 2017 Jan 23, 2017 $0.73 normal
Dec 7, 2016 Dec 30, 2016 Nov 21, 2016 $0.73 normal
Sep 7, 2016 Sep 30, 2016 Jul 26, 2016 $0.66 normal
Jun 7, 2016 Jun 30, 2016 May 24, 2016 $0.66 normal
Mar 8, 2016 Mar 31, 2016 $0.66 normal
Dec 8, 2015 Dec 31, 2015 Nov 23, 2015 $0.66 normal
Sep 4, 2015 Sep 30, 2015 $0.6 normal

Becton Dickinson dividend payout ratio

What is Becton Dickinson dividend payout ratio compared to the sector

Payout ratio

Becton Dickinson's payout ratio of 58.7% is above the Healthcare sector, the industry and its peers average. In comparison with its Healthcare sector average of 38.1%, Becton Dickinson's payout ratio is 54% higher.

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

BDX dividend vs peer dividends

How does BDX dividend compare to its peers' dividends
Name Dividend yield DPS Payout ratio
BAX Baxter International Inc 2.19% $1.15 N/A
XRAY DENTSPLY SIRONA Inc 1.6% $0.49 N/A
BDX Becton Dickinson & Co 1.4% $3.48 58.7%
RMD Resmed Inc 0.77% $1.72 32%
TFX Teleflex Inc 0.55% $1.36 15.4%
TMO Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc 0.2% $1.16 6.5%

Frequently asked questions

Does Becton Dickinson pay a dividend?

Yes, Becton Dickinson has paid four dividends in the last 12 months. BDX has been paying dividends since 1992.

When is Becton Dickinson's next dividend?

BDX's next dividend date is Dec 8, 2022 (ex-date).

When was BDX's last dividend?

Becton Dickinson's last dividend ex-date was on Sep 8, 2022. The dividend amount was $0.87 per share.

How much dividend does Becton Dickinson pay (per share)?

BDX has paid dividend of $3.48 per share in the last year.

What is Becton Dickinson's dividend yield?

Becton Dickinson's current dividend yield is 1.41%.

How often does Becton Dickinson pay dividends?

Becton Dickinson pays four dividends per year.

What is Becton Dickinson's dividend payout ratio?

Becton Dickinson's dividend payout ratio is 58.7%.

Does Becton Dickinson pay a good dividend?

Becton Dickinson's dividend yield is less than the Healthcare sector average.