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DLB Dolby Laboratories dividend history, payout ratio & dates

Dolby Laboratories's latest quarterly dividend of $0.25 per share was on May 16, 2022 (ex-date). The annualized dividend distribution of $0.97 per share represents a current dividend yield of 1.29%.

Key dates

  • DLB last dividend date: May 16, 2022
  • DLB next dividend date: Not announced
DLB dividend stats
DPS
$0.97
Dividend yield
1.29%
Payout ratio
45.5%
vs. Communication Services sector
Dividend yield
2.48%
Payout ratio
42.9%

Dividend yield

What is Dolby Laboratories current dividend yield

Dolby Laboratories's dividend yield of 1.29% is lower than the Communication Services sector and the industry average.

Dividend history

What is DLB dividend payout history and dates

Dolby Laboratories has been paying dividends for the last seven consecutive years. Our records of DLB show that the company has distributed four quarterly dividends in the past year. The annualized dividend per share has an increase of 10% for the last twelve months. And with the price of the stock down by 22% from a year ago, the dividend yield has an increase of 40%.

Recent dividends

Declared on Ex-date Payment date Amount Type
May 5, 2022 May 16, 2022 May 25, 2022 $0.25 normal
Feb 3, 2022 Feb 15, 2022 Feb 23, 2022 $0.25 normal
Nov 16, 2021 Nov 29, 2021 Dec 8, 2021 $0.25 normal
Jul 29, 2021 Aug 10, 2021 Aug 19, 2021 $0.22 normal
May 4, 2021 May 14, 2021 May 25, 2021 $0.22 normal
Jan 28, 2021 Feb 8, 2021 Feb 19, 2021 $0.22 normal
Nov 12, 2020 Nov 23, 2020 Dec 4, 2020 $0.22 normal
Aug 3, 2020 Aug 14, 2020 Aug 26, 2020 $0.22 normal
May 4, 2020 May 15, 2020 May 27, 2020 $0.22 normal
Jan 29, 2020 Feb 7, 2020 Feb 20, 2020 $0.22 normal
Nov 14, 2019 Nov 25, 2019 Dec 4, 2019 $0.22 normal
Aug 1, 2019 Aug 9, 2019 Aug 20, 2019 $0.19 normal
May 1, 2019 May 13, 2019 May 22, 2019 $0.19 normal
Jan 30, 2019 Feb 11, 2019 Feb 21, 2019 $0.19 normal
Oct 24, 2018 Nov 2, 2018 Nov 14, 2018 $0.19 normal
Jul 25, 2018 Aug 3, 2018 Aug 14, 2018 $0.16 normal
Apr 24, 2018 May 4, 2018 May 16, 2018 $0.16 normal
Jan 24, 2018 Feb 2, 2018 Feb 14, 2018 $0.16 normal
Oct 25, 2017 Nov 3, 2017 Nov 15, 2017 $0.16 normal
Jul 24, 2017 Aug 3, 2017 Aug 15, 2017 $0.14 normal
Apr 26, 2017 May 4, 2017 May 16, 2017 $0.14 normal
Jan 25, 2017 Feb 2, 2017 Feb 15, 2017 $0.14 normal
Oct 26, 2016 Nov 3, 2016 Nov 16, 2016 $0.14 normal
Jul 27, 2016 Aug 4, 2016 Aug 17, 2016 $0.12 normal
Apr 25, 2016 May 5, 2016 May 18, 2016 $0.12 normal

Dividend payout ratio

What is Dolby Laboratories dividend payout ratio compared to the sector

Payout ratio

Dolby Laboratories's payout ratio of 45.5% is above the Communication Services sector and the industry average.

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