Essent Group's last quarterly dividend of $0.22 per share was on Aug 31, 2022 (ex-date). The annualized dividend payment of $0.82 per share represents a current dividend yield of 2.35%. The latest ESNT payout of $0.22 marks a dividend growth of 4.8%.
ESNT has a dividend yield of 2.35% which is below the Financial Services sector, the industry and its peers average. Compared to its Financial Services sector average of 2.95%, Essent Group's dividend yield is 20% lower.
Essent Group has a history of paying dividends since 2019. Our records of ESNT show that the company has issued four quarterly dividends in the last twelve months. The annualized DPS marks an increase of 22% since one year ago. And with the stock price down by 23% from a year ago, the dividend yield marks an increase of 60%.
|Ex-date||Payment date||Declared on||Amount||Type|
|Aug 31, 2022||Sep 12, 2022||Aug 5, 2022||$0.22||normal|
|May 31, 2022||Jun 10, 2022||May 6, 2022||$0.21||normal|
|Mar 9, 2022||Mar 21, 2022||$0.2||normal|
|Nov 30, 2021||Dec 10, 2021||Nov 5, 2021||$0.19||normal|
|Aug 31, 2021||Sep 10, 2021||Aug 6, 2021||$0.18||normal|
|May 28, 2021||Jun 10, 2021||May 7, 2021||$0.17||normal|
|Mar 9, 2021||Mar 19, 2021||Feb 19, 2021||$0.16||normal|
|Nov 30, 2020||Dec 10, 2020||Nov 6, 2020||$0.16||normal|
|Aug 28, 2020||Sep 10, 2020||Aug 7, 2020||$0.16||normal|
|Jun 1, 2020||Jun 12, 2020||May 8, 2020||$0.16||normal|
|Mar 9, 2020||Mar 20, 2020||Feb 14, 2020||$0.16||normal|
|Dec 3, 2019||Dec 16, 2019||Nov 8, 2019||$0.15||normal|
|Sep 3, 2019||Sep 16, 2019||Aug 2, 2019||$0.15||normal|
ESNT has a payout ratio of 10% which is lower than the Financial Services sector and the industry average. In comparison with the Financial Services sector average of 30.2%, Essent Group's payout ratio is 67% lower.
Yes, Essent Group has paid four dividends in the last 12 months. ESNT has been paying dividends since 2019.
Currently ESNT's next dividend date is unknown, however based on the recent dividend frequency we project that it will likely be in November 2022.
Essent Group's last dividend ex-date was on Aug 31, 2022. The dividend amount was $0.22 per share.
ESNT has paid dividend of $0.82 per share in the last year.
Essent Group's current dividend yield is 2.35%.
Essent Group pays four dividends per year.
Essent Group's dividend payout ratio is 10%.
Essent Group's dividend yield is below the Financial Services sector average.