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BIG Big Lots dividend history, payout ratio & dates

Big Lots's latest quarterly cash dividend of $0.3 per share was issued to shareholders on record before Mar 17, 2022. At an annualized rate of $1.2 per share, the stock yields 4.36%.

Key dates

  • BIG last dividend date: Mar 17, 2022
  • BIG next dividend date: Not announced
BIG dividend stats
DPS
$1.2
Dividend yield
4.36%
Payout ratio
22.1%
vs. Consumer Defensive sector
Dividend yield
2.45%
Payout ratio
45.3%

Dividend yield

What is Big Lots current dividend yield

BIG has a dividend yield of 4.36% which is above the Consumer Defensive sector and the industry average.

Dividend history

What is BIG dividend payout history and dates

Big Lots has been paying dividends consistently since 2015. Our records show that BIG has distributed four quarterly dividends in the past year. The annualized dividend per share has remained the same since twelve months ago. However with the price of the stock down by 57% from a year ago, the dividend yield has grown by 134%.

Recent dividends

Declared on Ex-date Payment date Amount Type
Mar 3, 2022 Mar 17, 2022 Apr 1, 2022 $0.3 normal
Dec 1, 2021 Dec 14, 2021 Dec 29, 2021 $0.3 normal
Aug 25, 2021 Sep 9, 2021 Sep 24, 2021 $0.3 normal
May 26, 2021 Jun 10, 2021 Jun 25, 2021 $0.3 normal
Mar 5, 2021 Mar 18, 2021 Apr 2, 2021 $0.3 normal
Dec 4, 2020 Dec 15, 2020 Dec 30, 2020 $0.3 normal
Aug 27, 2020 Sep 10, 2020 Sep 25, 2020 $0.3 normal
May 29, 2020 Jun 11, 2020 Jun 26, 2020 $0.3 normal
Feb 27, 2020 Mar 19, 2020 Apr 3, 2020 $0.3 normal
Dec 4, 2019 Dec 13, 2019 Dec 30, 2019 $0.3 normal
Aug 28, 2019 Sep 12, 2019 Sep 27, 2019 $0.3 normal
May 29, 2019 Jun 13, 2019 Jun 28, 2019 $0.3 normal
Mar 6, 2019 Mar 21, 2019 Apr 5, 2019 $0.3 normal
Dec 4, 2018 Dec 13, 2018 Dec 28, 2018 $0.3 normal
Aug 29, 2018 Sep 13, 2018 Sep 28, 2018 $0.3 normal
May 31, 2018 Jun 14, 2018 Jun 29, 2018 $0.3 normal
Mar 7, 2018 Mar 22, 2018 Apr 6, 2018 $0.3 normal
Dec 1, 2017 Dec 14, 2017 Dec 29, 2017 $0.25 normal
Aug 24, 2017 Sep 7, 2017 Sep 22, 2017 $0.25 normal
May 25, 2017 Jun 7, 2017 Jun 23, 2017 $0.25 normal
Mar 3, 2017 Mar 15, 2017 Mar 31, 2017 $0.25 normal
Nov 30, 2016 Dec 14, 2016 Dec 30, 2016 $0.21 normal
Aug 26, 2016 Sep 7, 2016 Sep 23, 2016 $0.21 normal
May 26, 2016 Jun 8, 2016 Jun 24, 2016 $0.21 normal
Mar 4, 2016 Mar 16, 2016 Apr 1, 2016 $0.21 normal

Dividend payout ratio

What is Big Lots dividend payout ratio compared to the sector

Payout ratio

BIG has a payout ratio of 22.1% which is lower than the Consumer Defensive sector and the industry average.

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