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CWEN Clearway Energy dividend history, payout ratio & dates

Clearway Energy's latest quarterly cash dividend of $0.403 per share was issued to shareholders on record before Feb 29, 2024. The dividend distribution stands at $1.57 per share annually, which comes to a dividend yield of 5.87%. The latest CWEN dividend of $0.403 is an increase from the previous $0.396 payout, representing a growth of 1.7%.

Key dates

  • CWEN last dividend date: Feb 29, 2024
  • CWEN next dividend date: Jun 3, 2024
CWEN dividend stats
DPS
$1.57
Dividend yield
5.86%
Payout ratio
241.7%
vs. Utilities sector
Dividend yield
3.34%
Payout ratio
65.3%

Dividend yield

What is Clearway Energy current dividend yield

CWEN has a dividend yield of 5.87% which is above the Utilities sector average. In comparison with its Utilities sector average of 3.34%, Clearway Energy's dividend yield is 76% higher. The historical 5-year average of CWEN's dividend yield is 4.6%, which is lower than the current yield.

Dividend history

What is CWEN dividend payout history and dates

Clearway Energy has been paying dividends for the last 11 years. Our records show that CWEN has distributed four quarterly dividends in the past year. The annualized dividend per share has an increase of 8% since twelve months ago. And with the price of the stock down by 11% from a year ago, the dividend yield has an increase of 21%.

Recent dividends

Ex-date Payment date Declared on Amount Type
Feb 29, 2024 Mar 15, 2024 Feb 14, 2024 $0.403 normal
Nov 30, 2023 Dec 15, 2023 Nov 1, 2023 $0.396 normal
Aug 31, 2023 Sep 15, 2023 Aug 7, 2023 $0.389 normal
May 31, 2023 Jun 15, 2023 May 3, 2023 $0.382 normal
Feb 28, 2023 Mar 15, 2023 Feb 16, 2023 $0.375 normal
Nov 30, 2022 Dec 15, 2022 Nov 2, 2022 $0.367 normal
Aug 31, 2022 Sep 15, 2022 Aug 1, 2022 $0.36 normal
May 31, 2022 Jun 15, 2022 May 5, 2022 $0.354 normal
Feb 28, 2022 Mar 15, 2022 Feb 17, 2022 $0.347 normal
Nov 30, 2021 Dec 15, 2021 Nov 3, 2021 $0.34 normal
Aug 31, 2021 Sep 15, 2021 Aug 3, 2021 $0.335 normal
May 28, 2021 Jun 15, 2021 May 6, 2021 $0.329 normal
Feb 26, 2021 Mar 15, 2021 Feb 16, 2021 $0.324 normal
Nov 30, 2020 Dec 15, 2020 Oct 27, 2020 $0.318 normal
Aug 31, 2020 Sep 15, 2020 Jul 30, 2020 $0.313 normal
May 29, 2020 Jun 15, 2020 Apr 30, 2020 $0.21 normal
Feb 28, 2020 Mar 16, 2020 Feb 19, 2020 $0.21 normal
Nov 29, 2019 Dec 16, 2019 Oct 29, 2019 $0.2 normal
Aug 30, 2019 Sep 17, 2019 Aug 1, 2019 $0.2 normal
May 31, 2019 Jun 17, 2019 May 1, 2019 $0.2 normal
Feb 28, 2019 Mar 15, 2019 Feb 14, 2019 $0.2 normal
Nov 30, 2018 Dec 17, 2018 Oct 31, 2018 $0.331 normal
Aug 31, 2018 Sep 18, 2018 Jul 24, 2018 $0.32 normal
May 31, 2018 Jun 15, 2018 Apr 24, 2018 $0.309 normal
Feb 28, 2018 Mar 15, 2018 Feb 15, 2018 $0.298 normal
Nov 30, 2017 Dec 15, 2017 Oct 31, 2017 $0.288 normal
Aug 30, 2017 Sep 15, 2017 Jul 25, 2017 $0.28 normal
May 30, 2017 Jun 15, 2017 Apr 25, 2017 $0.27 normal
Feb 27, 2017 Mar 15, 2017 Feb 15, 2017 $0.26 normal
Nov 29, 2016 Dec 15, 2016 Nov 2, 2016 $0.25 normal
Aug 30, 2016 Sep 15, 2016 Jul 26, 2016 $0.24 normal
May 27, 2016 Jun 15, 2016 Apr 26, 2016 $0.23 normal
Feb 26, 2016 Mar 15, 2016 Feb 17, 2016 $0.225 normal

Clearway Energy dividend payout ratio

What is Clearway Energy dividend payout ratio compared to the sector

Payout ratio

CWEN has a payout ratio of 241.7% which is higher than the Utilities sector average. If we compare it with the Utilities sector average of 65.3%, Clearway Energy's payout ratio is 270% higher.

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

CWEN dividend vs peer dividends

How does CWEN dividend compare to its peers' dividends
Name Dividend yield DPS Payout ratio
CWEN Clearway Energy Inc 5.86% $1.57 241.7%
MGEE Mge Energy Inc 2.06% $1.69 50.9%
NRG Nrg Energy Inc 1.91% $1.57 22.2%

Frequently asked questions

Does Clearway Energy pay a dividend?

Yes, Clearway Energy has paid four dividends in the last twelve months. CWEN has been paying dividends since 2013.

When is Clearway Energy's next dividend?

CWEN's next dividend date is Jun 3, 2024 (ex-date).

When was CWEN's last dividend?

Clearway Energy's last regular dividend was on Feb 29, 2024 (ex-date) with the amount of $0.403 per share.

How much dividend does Clearway Energy pay (per share)?

On an annual basis CWEN pays $1.57 per share.

What is Clearway Energy's dividend yield?

Clearway Energy's current dividend yield is 5.87%.

How often does Clearway Energy pay dividends?

Clearway Energy has a quarterly dividend frequency.

What is Clearway Energy's dividend payout ratio?

Clearway Energy's dividend payout ratio is 241.7%.

Does Clearway Energy pay a good dividend?

Clearway Energy's dividend yield is higher than the Utilities sector average.