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BLK BlackRock dividend history, payout ratio & dates

BlackRock's most recent quarterly dividend was on Mar 6, 2024 (ex-date) with a cash dividend payment of $5.1 per share. On an annualized basis, the company has a current payout of $20.1 per share. This brings the dividend yield to 2.5% based on its recent close price. The latest dividend has increased by $0.1, or 2% from the previous payment.

Key dates

  • BLK last dividend date: Mar 6, 2024
  • BLK next dividend date: Jun 7, 2024
BLK dividend stats
DPS
$20.1
Dividend yield
2.5%
Payout ratio
50.6%
vs. Financial Services sector
Dividend yield
3.32%
Payout ratio
40.8%

Dividend yield

What is BlackRock current dividend yield

BlackRock's dividend yield of 2.5% is lower than the Financial Services sector, the industry and its peers average. If we compare it with the Financial Services sector average of 3.32%, BlackRock's dividend yield is 25% lower. Historically BLK's dividend yield has averaged at 2.5% in the last 5 years, which is in line with the current one.

Dividend history

What is BLK dividend payout history and dates

BlackRock has been paying dividends since 2003. BLK has issued four quarterly dividends in the last twelve months. The annualized DPS has increased by 2.3% for the last year. But since the stock price has gone up by 21% from a year ago, the dividend yield has decreased by 15%.

Recent dividends

Ex-date Payment date Declared on Amount Type
Mar 6, 2024 Mar 22, 2024 Jan 10, 2024 $5.1 normal
Dec 6, 2023 Dec 22, 2023 Nov 8, 2023 $5 normal
Sep 7, 2023 Sep 22, 2023 Jul 20, 2023 $5 normal
Jun 7, 2023 Jun 23, 2023 May 24, 2023 $5 normal
Mar 6, 2023 Mar 23, 2023 Jan 25, 2023 $5 normal
Dec 6, 2022 Dec 23, 2022 Nov 10, 2022 $4.88 normal
Sep 6, 2022 Sep 23, 2022 Jul 13, 2022 $4.88 normal
Jun 3, 2022 Jun 23, 2022 May 25, 2022 $4.88 normal
Mar 4, 2022 Mar 23, 2022 Jan 14, 2022 $4.88 normal
Dec 6, 2021 Dec 23, 2021 Nov 17, 2021 $4.13 normal
Sep 3, 2021 Sep 22, 2021 Jul 21, 2021 $4.13 normal
Jun 3, 2021 Jun 23, 2021 May 26, 2021 $4.13 normal
Mar 4, 2021 Mar 23, 2021 Jan 21, 2021 $4.13 normal
Dec 3, 2020 Dec 21, 2020 Nov 19, 2020 $3.63 normal
Sep 3, 2020 Sep 22, 2020 Jul 15, 2020 $3.63 normal
Jun 4, 2020 Jun 23, 2020 May 21, 2020 $3.63 normal
Mar 4, 2020 Mar 23, 2020 Jan 29, 2020 $3.63 normal
Dec 5, 2019 Dec 23, 2019 Nov 19, 2019 $3.3 normal
Sep 4, 2019 Sep 24, 2019 Jul 17, 2019 $3.3 normal
Jun 5, 2019 Jun 20, 2019 May 23, 2019 $3.3 normal
Mar 5, 2019 Mar 21, 2019 Jan 16, 2019 $3.3 normal
Dec 6, 2018 Dec 26, 2018 Nov 20, 2018 $3.13 normal
Sep 6, 2018 Sep 24, 2018 Jul 17, 2018 $3.13 normal
Jun 6, 2018 Jun 21, 2018 May 23, 2018 $2.88 normal
Mar 6, 2018 Mar 22, 2018 Jan 12, 2018 $2.88 normal
Dec 1, 2017 Dec 21, 2017 Nov 16, 2017 $2.5 normal
Aug 31, 2017 Sep 22, 2017 Jul 20, 2017 $2.5 normal
Jun 1, 2017 Jun 23, 2017 May 25, 2017 $2.5 normal
Mar 2, 2017 Mar 23, 2017 Jan 13, 2017 $2.5 normal
Dec 8, 2016 Dec 23, 2016 Nov 30, 2016 $2.29 normal
Aug 31, 2016 Sep 23, 2016 Jul 20, 2016 $2.29 normal
Jun 2, 2016 Jun 23, 2016 May 25, 2016 $2.29 normal
Mar 3, 2016 Mar 23, 2016 $2.29 normal
Dec 1, 2015 Dec 23, 2015 Nov 17, 2015 $2.18 normal
Aug 31, 2015 Sep 22, 2015 $2.18 normal

BlackRock dividend payout ratio

What is BlackRock dividend payout ratio compared to the sector

Payout ratio

BlackRock's payout ratio of 50.6% is above the Financial Services sector average but below the industry average. Compared to its Financial Services sector average of 40.8%, BlackRock's payout ratio is 24% higher.

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

BLK dividend vs peer dividends

How does BLK dividend compare to its peers' dividends
Name Dividend yield DPS Payout ratio
AB Alliancebernstein Holding Lp 8.06% $2.76 114.5%
IVZ Invesco Ltd 5.02% $0.81 N/A
PNC Pnc Financial Services Group Inc 3.92% $6.2 52.1%
BLK BlackRock Inc 2.5% $20.1 50.6%
BAC Bank Of America Corp 2.39% $0.94 32.2%

Frequently asked questions

Does BlackRock pay a dividend?

Yes, BlackRock has been paying dividends for the last 21 years.

When is BlackRock's next dividend?

BLK's next dividend date is Jun 7, 2024 (ex-date).

When was BLK's last dividend?

BlackRock's last dividend ex-date was on Mar 6, 2024. The dividend amount was $5.1 per share.

How much dividend does BlackRock pay (per share)?

BLK's annualized dividend per share is $20.1.

What is BlackRock's dividend yield?

Currently BlackRock's dividend yield is 2.5%.

How often does BlackRock pay dividends?

BlackRock pays dividends quarterly.

What is BlackRock's dividend payout ratio?

The dividend payout ratio of BlackRock is 50.6%.

Does BlackRock pay a good dividend?

BlackRock's dividend yield is less than the Financial Services sector average.