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FE Firstenergy dividend history, payout ratio & dates

Firstenergy's last quarterly dividend payment of $0.39 per share was made to shareholders on record before Nov 4, 2022. At an annualized rate of $1.56 per share, the stock yields 3.95%.

Key dates

  • FE last dividend date: Nov 4, 2022
  • FE next dividend date: Feb 6, 2023
FE dividend stats
DPS
$1.56
Dividend yield
3.95%
Payout ratio
70.9%
vs. Utilities sector
Dividend yield
3.04%
Payout ratio
63.7%

Dividend yield

What is Firstenergy current dividend yield

Firstenergy's dividend yield of 3.95% is above the Utilities sector, the industry and its peers average. Compared to its Utilities sector average of 3.04%, Firstenergy's dividend yield is 30% higher. The historical 5-year average of FE's dividend yield is 4.0%, which is similar to the current yield.

Dividend history

What is FE dividend payout history and dates

Firstenergy has been paying dividends for the last 24 years. According to our records FE has issued four quarterly dividends in the last twelve months. The annualized DPS has not changed since one year ago. However with the stock price down by 7% from a year ago, the dividend yield has grown by 8%.

Recent dividends

Ex-date Payment date Declared on Amount Type
Nov 4, 2022 Dec 1, 2022 Sep 19, 2022 $0.39 normal
Aug 4, 2022 Sep 1, 2022 Jul 19, 2022 $0.39 normal
May 5, 2022 Jun 1, 2022 Mar 15, 2022 $0.39 normal
Feb 4, 2022 Mar 1, 2022 Dec 21, 2021 $0.39 normal
Nov 4, 2021 Dec 1, 2021 Sep 21, 2021 $0.39 normal
Aug 5, 2021 Sep 1, 2021 Jul 20, 2021 $0.39 normal
May 6, 2021 Jun 1, 2021 Mar 16, 2021 $0.39 normal
Feb 4, 2021 Mar 1, 2021 Dec 15, 2020 $0.39 normal
Nov 5, 2020 Dec 1, 2020 Sep 15, 2020 $0.39 normal
Aug 6, 2020 Sep 1, 2020 Jul 21, 2020 $0.39 normal
May 6, 2020 Jun 1, 2020 Mar 17, 2020 $0.39 normal
Feb 6, 2020 Mar 1, 2020 Nov 8, 2019 $0.39 normal
Nov 6, 2019 Dec 1, 2019 Sep 17, 2019 $0.38 normal
Aug 6, 2019 Sep 1, 2019 Jul 16, 2019 $0.38 normal
May 6, 2019 Jun 1, 2019 Mar 19, 2019 $0.38 normal
Feb 6, 2019 Mar 1, 2019 Nov 9, 2018 $0.38 normal
Nov 6, 2018 Dec 1, 2018 Sep 18, 2018 $0.36 normal
Aug 6, 2018 Sep 1, 2018 Jul 17, 2018 $0.36 normal
May 4, 2018 Jun 1, 2018 Mar 20, 2018 $0.36 normal
Feb 6, 2018 Mar 1, 2018 Jan 16, 2018 $0.36 normal
Nov 6, 2017 Dec 1, 2017 Sep 19, 2017 $0.36 normal
Aug 3, 2017 Sep 1, 2017 Jul 18, 2017 $0.36 normal
May 3, 2017 Jun 1, 2017 Mar 21, 2017 $0.36 normal
Feb 3, 2017 Mar 1, 2017 Jan 17, 2017 $0.36 normal
Nov 3, 2016 Dec 1, 2016 Sep 20, 2016 $0.36 normal
Aug 3, 2016 Sep 1, 2016 Jul 19, 2016 $0.36 normal
May 4, 2016 Jun 1, 2016 Mar 15, 2016 $0.36 normal
Feb 3, 2016 Mar 1, 2016 Jan 19, 2016 $0.36 normal
Nov 4, 2015 Dec 1, 2015 Sep 15, 2015 $0.36 normal
Aug 5, 2015 Sep 1, 2015 Jul 21, 2015 $0.36 normal

Firstenergy dividend payout ratio

What is Firstenergy dividend payout ratio compared to the sector

Payout ratio

Firstenergy's payout ratio of 70.9% is above the Utilities sector average but below the industry and its peers average. In comparison with its Utilities sector average of 63.7%, Firstenergy's payout ratio is 11% higher.

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

FE dividend vs peer dividends

How does FE dividend compare to its peers' dividends
Name Dividend yield DPS Payout ratio
D Dominion Energy Inc 4.43% $2.67 95.4%
NRG Nrg Energy Inc 4.15% $1.43 18.1%
SO Southern Co 4.01% $2.7 85.2%
FE Firstenergy Corp 3.95% $1.56 70.9%
PEG Public Service Enterprise Group Inc 3.55% $2.16 157.7%
ED Consolidated Edison Inc 3.4% $3.16 66.1%
EXC Exelon Corp 3.3% $1.35 62.5%
PPL PPL Corp 3.05% $0.88 93.1%
NEE Nextera Energy Inc 2.28% $1.7 87.6%

Frequently asked questions

Does Firstenergy pay a dividend?

Yes, Firstenergy has paid four dividends in the last 12 months. FE has been paying dividends since 1998.

When is Firstenergy's next dividend?

FE's next dividend is scheduled on Feb 6, 2023 (ex-date).

When was FE's last dividend?

Firstenergy's last dividend ex-date was on Nov 4, 2022. The dividend amount was $0.39 per share.

How much dividend does Firstenergy pay (per share)?

On an annual basis FE pays $1.56 per share.

What is Firstenergy's dividend yield?

Currently Firstenergy's dividend yield is 3.95%.

How often does Firstenergy pay dividends?

Firstenergy has a quarterly dividend frequency.

What is Firstenergy's dividend payout ratio?

Firstenergy's dividend payout ratio is 70.9%.

Does Firstenergy pay a good dividend?

Firstenergy's dividend yield is above the Utilities sector average.