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BMY Bristol Myers Squibb dividend history, payout ratio & dates

Bristol Myers Squibb's last quarterly dividend payment of $0.54 per share was made to shareholders on record before Oct 6, 2022. The dividend payment stands at $2.16 per share annually, which equates to a dividend yield of 2.66%.

Key dates

  • BMY last dividend date: Oct 6, 2022
  • BMY next dividend date: Not announced
BMY dividend stats
DPS
$2.16
Dividend yield
2.66%
Payout ratio
69.9%
vs. Healthcare sector
Dividend yield
1.64%
Payout ratio
37.8%

Dividend yield

What is Bristol Myers Squibb current dividend yield

BMY has a dividend yield of 2.66% which is above the Healthcare sector and its peers average but below the industry average. Compared to its Healthcare sector average of 1.64%, Bristol Myers Squibb's dividend yield is 62% higher. The historical 5-year average of BMY's dividend yield is 3.0%, which is above the current yield.

Dividend history

What is BMY dividend payout history and dates

Bristol Myers Squibb has been paying dividends for the last 31 years. According to our records BMY has issued four quarterly dividends in the last twelve months. The annualized DPS has grown by 10% since one year ago. However with the stock price up by 44% from a year ago, the dividend yield marks a decrease of 24%.

Recent dividends

Ex-date Payment date Declared on Amount Type
Oct 6, 2022 Nov 1, 2022 Sep 14, 2022 $0.54 normal
Jun 30, 2022 Aug 1, 2022 Jun 15, 2022 $0.54 normal
Mar 31, 2022 May 2, 2022 Mar 1, 2022 $0.54 normal
Jan 6, 2022 Feb 1, 2022 Dec 13, 2021 $0.54 normal
Sep 30, 2021 Nov 1, 2021 Sep 9, 2021 $0.49 normal
Jul 1, 2021 Aug 2, 2021 Jun 17, 2021 $0.49 normal
Mar 31, 2021 May 3, 2021 Mar 1, 2021 $0.49 normal
Dec 31, 2020 Feb 1, 2021 Dec 10, 2020 $0.49 normal
Oct 1, 2020 Nov 2, 2020 Sep 10, 2020 $0.45 normal
Jul 2, 2020 Aug 3, 2020 Jun 11, 2020 $0.45 normal
Apr 2, 2020 May 1, 2020 Mar 2, 2020 $0.45 normal
Jan 2, 2020 Feb 3, 2020 Dec 5, 2019 $0.45 normal
Oct 3, 2019 Nov 1, 2019 Sep 11, 2019 $0.41 normal
Jul 3, 2019 Aug 1, 2019 Jun 13, 2019 $0.41 normal
Apr 4, 2019 May 1, 2019 Mar 7, 2019 $0.41 normal
Jan 3, 2019 Feb 1, 2019 Dec 6, 2018 $0.41 normal
Oct 4, 2018 Nov 1, 2018 Sep 12, 2018 $0.4 normal
Jul 5, 2018 Aug 1, 2018 Jun 14, 2018 $0.4 normal
Apr 5, 2018 May 1, 2018 Mar 1, 2018 $0.4 normal
Jan 4, 2018 Feb 1, 2018 Dec 7, 2017 $0.4 normal
Oct 5, 2017 Nov 1, 2017 Sep 13, 2017 $0.39 normal
Jul 5, 2017 Aug 1, 2017 Jun 13, 2017 $0.39 normal
Apr 5, 2017 May 1, 2017 Mar 2, 2017 $0.39 normal
Jan 4, 2017 Feb 1, 2017 Dec 8, 2016 $0.39 normal
Oct 5, 2016 Nov 1, 2016 Aug 3, 2016 $0.38 normal
Jun 29, 2016 Aug 1, 2016 Jun 7, 2016 $0.38 normal
Mar 30, 2016 May 2, 2016 Mar 3, 2016 $0.38 normal
Dec 30, 2015 Feb 1, 2016 Dec 8, 2015 $0.38 normal
Sep 30, 2015 Nov 2, 2015 Sep 17, 2015 $0.37 normal
Jul 1, 2015 Aug 3, 2015 Jun 16, 2015 $0.37 normal

Bristol Myers Squibb dividend payout ratio

What is Bristol Myers Squibb dividend payout ratio compared to the sector

Payout ratio

BMY has a payout ratio of 69.9% which is higher than the Healthcare sector, the industry and its peers average. In comparison with the Healthcare sector average of 37.8%, Bristol Myers Squibb's payout ratio is 85% higher.

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

BMY dividend vs peer dividends

How does BMY dividend compare to its peers' dividends
Name Dividend yield DPS Payout ratio
ABBV AbbVie Inc 3.45% $5.64 74.9%
PFE Pfizer Inc 3.14% $1.6 30.1%
AMGN Amgen Inc 2.72% $7.76 62%
BMY Bristol Myers Squibb Co 2.66% $2.16 69.9%
MRK Merck & Co Inc 2.51% $2.76 45.8%
JNJ Johnson & Johnson 2.49% $4.45 61%
ABT Abbott Laboratories 1.74% $1.88 42.1%
LLY ELI LILLY & Co 1.05% $3.92 58.7%

Frequently asked questions

Does Bristol Myers Squibb pay a dividend?

Yes, Bristol Myers Squibb has paid four dividends in the last 12 months. BMY has been paying dividends since 1991.

When is Bristol Myers Squibb's next dividend?

BMY hasn't announced its next dividend date yet, however if we take into account its recent dividend frequency, it is likely that its next dividend will be in January 2023.

When was BMY's last dividend?

Bristol Myers Squibb's last regular dividend was on Oct 6, 2022 (ex-date) with the amount of $0.54 per share.

How much dividend does Bristol Myers Squibb pay (per share)?

On an annual basis BMY pays $2.16 per share.

What is Bristol Myers Squibb's dividend yield?

Bristol Myers Squibb's current dividend yield is 2.66%.

How often does Bristol Myers Squibb pay dividends?

Bristol Myers Squibb has a quarterly dividend frequency.

What is Bristol Myers Squibb's dividend payout ratio?

Bristol Myers Squibb's dividend payout ratio is 69.9%.

Does Bristol Myers Squibb pay a good dividend?

Bristol Myers Squibb's dividend yield is above the Healthcare sector average.