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DGX Quest Diagnostics Inc Dividend

Quest Diagnostics's latest quarterly dividend was on Oct 4, 2021 (ex-date) with a payout of $0.62 per share. On an annualized basis, the company has a current payout of $2.42 per share. This brings the dividend yield to 1.63% based on its recent close price.

DGX next dividend date: Jan 18, 2022

DGX
DPS
$2.42
Dividend yield
1.63%
Payout ratio
14.3%
Healthcare sector
Dividend yield
1.92%
Payout ratio
40.1%

Dividend yield

DGX has a dividend yield of 1.63% which is lower than the Healthcare sector average.

Dividend history

Quest Diagnostics has been paying dividends since 2004. DGX has distributed four quarterly dividends in the past year. The annualized dividend per share has grown by 10% since twelve months ago. But with the price of the stock up by 20% from a year ago, the dividend yield has a decrease of 9%.

Recent dividends

Declared on Ex-date Payment date Amount Type
Aug 16, 2021 Oct 4, 2021 Oct 20, 2021 $0.62 normal
May 20, 2021 Jul 6, 2021 Jul 21, 2021 $0.62 normal
Feb 4, 2021 Apr 6, 2021 Apr 21, 2021 $0.62 normal
Nov 18, 2020 Jan 19, 2021 Feb 3, 2021 $0.56 normal
Aug 18, 2020 Oct 5, 2020 Oct 21, 2020 $0.56 normal
May 18, 2020 Jul 7, 2020 Jul 22, 2020 $0.56 normal
Jan 30, 2020 Apr 6, 2020 Apr 21, 2020 $0.56 normal
Nov 20, 2019 Jan 13, 2020 Jan 29, 2020 $0.53 normal
Aug 15, 2019 Oct 3, 2019 Oct 21, 2019 $0.53 normal
May 14, 2019 Jul 5, 2019 Jul 22, 2019 $0.53 normal
Mar 1, 2019 Apr 5, 2019 Apr 22, 2019 $0.53 normal
Nov 28, 2018 Jan 14, 2019 Jan 30, 2019 $0.53 normal
Aug 17, 2018 Oct 4, 2018 Oct 22, 2018 $0.5 normal
May 14, 2018 Jul 6, 2018 Jul 23, 2018 $0.5 normal
Feb 1, 2018 Apr 3, 2018 Apr 18, 2018 $0.5 normal
Nov 29, 2017 Jan 8, 2018 Jan 24, 2018 $0.45 normal
Aug 18, 2017 Oct 2, 2017 Oct 18, 2017 $0.45 normal
May 16, 2017 Jul 6, 2017 Jul 24, 2017 $0.45 normal
Feb 21, 2017 Apr 3, 2017 Apr 19, 2017 $0.45 normal
Jan 6, 2017 Jan 25, 2017 $0.45 normal
Aug 17, 2016 Sep 30, 2016 Oct 19, 2016 $0.4 normal
May 18, 2016 Jul 1, 2016 Jul 20, 2016 $0.4 normal
Apr 4, 2016 Apr 20, 2016 $0.4 normal
Dec 4, 2015 Jan 8, 2016 Jan 27, 2016 $0.38 normal
Aug 18, 2015 Oct 2, 2015 Oct 21, 2015 $0.38 normal

Dividend payouts

Payout ratio

DGX has a payout ratio of 14.3% which is lower than the Healthcare sector and the industry average.

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