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CBT Cabot dividend history, payout ratio & dates

Cabot's most recent quarterly dividend was on Nov 23, 2022 (ex-date) with a cash dividend payment of $0.37 per share. On an annualized basis, the company has a current payout of $1.48 per share. This brings the dividend yield to 2% based on its recent close price.

Key dates

  • CBT last dividend date: Nov 23, 2022
  • CBT next dividend date: Feb 23, 2023
CBT dividend stats
DPS
$1.48
Dividend yield
2%
Payout ratio
40.5%
vs. Basic Materials sector
Dividend yield
1.8%
Payout ratio
27.3%

Dividend yield

What is Cabot current dividend yield

CBT has a dividend yield of 2% which is above the Basic Materials sector and the industry average but below its peers average. Compared to its Basic Materials sector average of 1.8%, Cabot's dividend yield is 11% higher. The current dividend yield is below the historical average of 2.7% of the last 5 years.

Dividend history

What is CBT dividend payout history and dates

Cabot has been paying dividends since 1992. CBT has issued four quarterly dividends in the last twelve months. The annualized DPS has increased by 4.2% for the last year. But since the stock price has gone up by 33% from a year ago, the dividend yield has decreased by 22%.

Recent dividends

Ex-date Payment date Declared on Amount Type
Nov 23, 2022 Dec 9, 2022 Nov 10, 2022 $0.37 normal
Aug 25, 2022 Sep 9, 2022 Jul 8, 2022 $0.37 normal
May 26, 2022 Jun 10, 2022 May 13, 2022 $0.37 normal
Feb 24, 2022 Mar 11, 2022 Jan 14, 2022 $0.37 normal
Nov 24, 2021 Dec 10, 2021 Nov 12, 2021 $0.37 normal
Aug 26, 2021 Sep 10, 2021 Jul 9, 2021 $0.35 normal
May 27, 2021 Jun 11, 2021 May 14, 2021 $0.35 normal
Feb 25, 2021 Mar 12, 2021 Jan 8, 2021 $0.35 normal
Nov 25, 2020 Dec 11, 2020 Nov 13, 2020 $0.35 normal
Aug 27, 2020 Sep 11, 2020 Jul 10, 2020 $0.35 normal
May 28, 2020 Jun 12, 2020 May 8, 2020 $0.35 normal
Feb 27, 2020 Mar 13, 2020 Jan 10, 2020 $0.35 normal
Nov 27, 2019 Dec 13, 2019 Nov 8, 2019 $0.35 normal
Aug 29, 2019 Sep 13, 2019 Jul 12, 2019 $0.35 normal
May 30, 2019 Jun 14, 2019 May 8, 2019 $0.35 normal
Feb 21, 2019 Mar 8, 2019 Jan 11, 2019 $0.33 normal
Nov 29, 2018 Dec 14, 2018 Nov 9, 2018 $0.33 normal
Aug 30, 2018 Sep 14, 2018 Jul 13, 2018 $0.33 normal
May 24, 2018 Jun 8, 2018 May 9, 2018 $0.33 normal
Feb 22, 2018 Mar 9, 2018 Jan 12, 2018 $0.315 normal
Nov 22, 2017 Dec 8, 2017 Nov 10, 2017 $0.315 normal
Aug 23, 2017 Sep 8, 2017 Jul 14, 2017 $0.315 normal
May 24, 2017 Jun 9, 2017 May 10, 2017 $0.315 normal
Feb 22, 2017 Mar 10, 2017 Jan 13, 2017 $0.3 normal
Nov 22, 2016 Dec 9, 2016 Nov 11, 2016 $0.3 normal
Aug 24, 2016 Sep 9, 2016 Jul 8, 2016 $0.3 normal
May 25, 2016 Jun 10, 2016 May 24, 2016 $0.3 normal
Feb 24, 2016 Mar 11, 2016 Jan 8, 2016 $0.22 normal

Cabot dividend payout ratio

What is Cabot dividend payout ratio compared to the sector

Payout ratio

CBT has a payout ratio of 40.5% which is higher than the Basic Materials sector, the industry and its peers average. If we compare it with the Basic Materials sector average of 27.3%, Cabot's payout ratio is 48% higher.

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

CBT dividend vs peer dividends

How does CBT dividend compare to its peers' dividends
Name Dividend yield DPS Payout ratio
DOW Dow Inc 4.75% $2.8 36.1%
XOM Exxon Mobil Corp 3.07% $3.55 29%
GLW Corning Inc 2.93% $1.08 49.3%
CBT Cabot Corp 2% $1.48 40.5%

Frequently asked questions

Does Cabot pay a dividend?

Yes, Cabot has been paying dividends for the last 31 years.

When is Cabot's next dividend?

CBT's next dividend is scheduled on Feb 23, 2023 (ex-date).

When was CBT's last dividend?

Cabot's last dividend ex-date was on Nov 23, 2022. The dividend amount was $0.37 per share.

How much dividend does Cabot pay (per share)?

CBT's annualized dividend per share is $1.48.

What is Cabot's dividend yield?

The current dividend yield of Cabot is 2%.

How often does Cabot pay dividends?

Cabot pays four dividends per year.

What is Cabot's dividend payout ratio?

The dividend payout ratio of Cabot is 40.5%.

Does Cabot pay a good dividend?

Cabot's dividend yield is above the Basic Materials sector average.