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CL Colgate Palmolive Co Dividend

Colgate Palmolive's latest quarterly dividend was on Jul 20, 2021 (ex-date) with a payout of $0.45 per share. On an annualized basis, the company has a current payout of $1.78 per share. This brings the dividend yield to 2.33% based on its recent close price.

CL next dividend date: Oct 20, 2021

CL
DPS
$1.78
Dividend yield
2.33%
Payout ratio
55.6%
Consumer Defensive sector
Dividend yield
2.2%
Payout ratio
48.9%

Dividend yield

CL has a dividend yield of 2.33% which is above the Consumer Defensive sector and the industry average but below its peers average.

Dividend history

Colgate Palmolive has been paying dividends since 1994. CL has distributed four quarterly dividends in the past year. The annualized dividend per share has increased by 2.3% for the last twelve months. And with the price of the stock down by 5% from a year ago, the dividend yield has increased by 8%.

Recent dividends

Declared on Ex-date Payment date Amount Type
Jun 10, 2021 Jul 20, 2021 Aug 16, 2021 $0.45 normal
Mar 11, 2021 Apr 20, 2021 May 14, 2021 $0.45 normal
Jan 14, 2021 Jan 22, 2021 Feb 16, 2021 $0.44 normal
Sep 10, 2020 Oct 22, 2020 Nov 16, 2020 $0.44 normal
Jun 11, 2020 Jul 17, 2020 Aug 14, 2020 $0.44 normal
Mar 11, 2020 Apr 17, 2020 May 15, 2020 $0.44 normal
Jan 9, 2020 Jan 22, 2020 Feb 14, 2020 $0.43 normal
Sep 11, 2019 Oct 22, 2019 Nov 15, 2019 $0.43 normal
Jun 20, 2019 Jul 17, 2019 Aug 15, 2019 $0.43 normal
Mar 14, 2019 Apr 17, 2019 May 15, 2019 $0.43 normal
Jan 10, 2019 Jan 22, 2019 Feb 15, 2019 $0.42 normal
Sep 13, 2018 Oct 18, 2018 Nov 15, 2018 $0.42 normal
Jun 18, 2018 Jul 17, 2018 Aug 15, 2018 $0.42 normal
Mar 7, 2018 Apr 19, 2018 May 15, 2018 $0.42 normal
Jan 11, 2018 Jan 22, 2018 Feb 15, 2018 $0.4 normal
Sep 26, 2017 Oct 20, 2017 Nov 15, 2017 $0.4 normal
Jun 8, 2017 Jul 14, 2017 Aug 15, 2017 $0.4 normal
Mar 9, 2017 Apr 19, 2017 May 15, 2017 $0.4 normal
Jan 12, 2017 Jan 19, 2017 Feb 15, 2017 $0.39 normal
Sep 8, 2016 Oct 20, 2016 Nov 15, 2016 $0.39 normal
Jun 9, 2016 Jul 20, 2016 Aug 15, 2016 $0.39 normal
Mar 10, 2016 Apr 20, 2016 May 16, 2016 $0.39 normal
Jan 14, 2016 Jan 21, 2016 Feb 16, 2016 $0.38 normal
Sep 10, 2015 Oct 21, 2015 Nov 16, 2015 $0.38 normal
Jun 11, 2015 Jul 21, 2015 Aug 14, 2015 $0.38 normal

Dividend payouts

Payout ratio

CL has a payout ratio of 55.6% which is higher than the Consumer Defensive sector and the industry average but lower than its peers average.

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