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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 Sep 8, 2022. At an annualized rate of $1.2 per share, the stock yields 7.69%.

Key dates

  • BIG last dividend date: Sep 8, 2022
  • BIG next dividend date: Not announced
BIG dividend stats
DPS
$1.2
Dividend yield
7.69%
Payout ratio
N/A
vs. Consumer Defensive sector
Dividend yield
2.38%
Payout ratio
49%

Dividend yield

What is Big Lots current dividend yield

BIG has a dividend yield of 7.69% which is above the Consumer Defensive sector and the industry average. Compared to its Consumer Defensive sector average of 2.38%, Big Lots's dividend yield is 223% higher. The current dividend yield is above the historical average of 3.6% of the last 5 years.

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 64% from a year ago, the dividend yield has grown by 174%.

Recent dividends

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

Big Lots dividend payouts

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

BIG dividend vs peer dividends

How does BIG dividend compare to its peers' dividends
Name Dividend yield DPS Payout ratio
BIG Big Lots Inc 7.69% $1.2 N/A
TGT Target Corp 2.67% $3.96 44.5%
DG Dollar General Corp 0.81% $1.94 19.2%
COST Costco Wholesale Corp 0.72% $3.38 26.5%

Frequently asked questions

Does Big Lots pay a dividend?

Yes, Big Lots has been paying dividends for the last eight years.

When is Big Lots's next dividend?

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

When was BIG's last dividend?

Big Lots's last dividend ex-date was on Sep 8, 2022. The dividend amount was $0.3 per share.

How much dividend does Big Lots pay (per share)?

BIG has paid dividend of $1.2 per share in the last year.

What is Big Lots's dividend yield?

Currently Big Lots's dividend yield is 7.69%.

How often does Big Lots pay dividends?

Big Lots pays four dividends per year.

Does Big Lots pay a good dividend?

Big Lots's dividend yield is above the Consumer Defensive sector average.