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ESNT Essent Group dividend history, payout ratio & dates

Essent Group's last quarterly dividend of $0.2 per share was on Mar 9, 2022 (ex-date). The annualized dividend payment of $0.74 per share represents a current dividend yield of 1.81%. The latest ESNT payout of $0.2 marks a dividend growth of 5%.

Key dates

  • ESNT last dividend date: Mar 9, 2022
  • ESNT next dividend date: May 31, 2022
ESNT dividend stats
DPS
$0.74
Dividend yield
1.81%
Payout ratio
9.9%
vs. Financial Services sector
Dividend yield
2.8%
Payout ratio
33.6%

Dividend yield

What is Essent Group current dividend yield

ESNT has a dividend yield of 1.81% which is below the Financial Services sector, the industry and its peers average.

Dividend history

What is ESNT dividend payout history and dates

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 16% since one year ago. And with the stock price down by 15% from a year ago, the dividend yield marks an increase of 36%.

Recent dividends

Declared on Ex-date Payment date Amount Type
Mar 9, 2022 Mar 21, 2022 $0.2 normal
Nov 5, 2021 Nov 30, 2021 Dec 10, 2021 $0.19 normal
Aug 6, 2021 Aug 31, 2021 Sep 10, 2021 $0.18 normal
May 7, 2021 May 28, 2021 Jun 10, 2021 $0.17 normal
Feb 19, 2021 Mar 9, 2021 Mar 19, 2021 $0.16 normal
Nov 6, 2020 Nov 30, 2020 Dec 10, 2020 $0.16 normal
Aug 7, 2020 Aug 28, 2020 Sep 10, 2020 $0.16 normal
May 8, 2020 Jun 1, 2020 Jun 12, 2020 $0.16 normal
Feb 14, 2020 Mar 9, 2020 Mar 20, 2020 $0.16 normal
Nov 8, 2019 Dec 3, 2019 Dec 16, 2019 $0.15 normal
Aug 2, 2019 Sep 3, 2019 Sep 16, 2019 $0.15 normal

Dividend payout ratio

What is Essent Group dividend payout ratio compared to the sector

Payout ratio

ESNT has a payout ratio of 9.9% which is lower than the Financial Services sector and the industry average.

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