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JNJ Johnson & Johnson dividend history, payout ratio & dates

Johnson & Johnson's most recent quarterly dividend was on Feb 16, 2024 (ex-date) with a cash dividend payment of $1.19 per share. At an annualized rate of $4.76 per share, the stock yields 3.02%.

Key dates

  • JNJ last dividend date: Feb 16, 2024
  • JNJ next dividend date: Not announced
JNJ dividend stats
DPS
$4.76
Dividend yield
3.02%
Payout ratio
34.3%
vs. Healthcare sector
Dividend yield
1.8%
Payout ratio
37.7%

Dividend yield

What is Johnson & Johnson current dividend yield

JNJ has a dividend yield of 3.02% which is higher than the Healthcare sector and its peers average but lower than the industry average. If we compare it with the Healthcare sector average of 1.8%, Johnson & Johnson's dividend yield is 68% higher. Historically JNJ's dividend yield has averaged at 2.7% in the last 5 years, which is less than the current one.

Dividend history

What is JNJ dividend payout history and dates

Johnson & Johnson has been paying dividends since 1999. JNJ has issued four quarterly dividends in the last twelve months. The annualized DPS has increased by 5% for the last year. And since the stock price has gone down by 1.6% from a year ago, the dividend yield has increased by 7%.

Recent dividends

Ex-date Payment date Declared on Amount Type
Feb 16, 2024 Mar 5, 2024 Jan 2, 2024 $1.19 normal
Nov 20, 2023 Dec 5, 2023 Oct 19, 2023 $1.19 normal
Aug 25, 2023 Sep 7, 2023 Jul 20, 2023 $1.19 normal
May 22, 2023 Jun 6, 2023 Apr 18, 2023 $1.19 normal
Feb 17, 2023 Mar 7, 2023 Jan 3, 2023 $1.13 normal
Nov 21, 2022 Dec 6, 2022 Oct 19, 2022 $1.13 normal
Aug 22, 2022 Sep 6, 2022 Jul 18, 2022 $1.13 normal
May 23, 2022 Jun 7, 2022 Apr 19, 2022 $1.13 normal
Feb 18, 2022 Mar 8, 2022 Jan 4, 2022 $1.06 normal
Nov 22, 2021 Dec 7, 2021 Oct 21, 2021 $1.06 normal
Aug 23, 2021 Sep 7, 2021 Jul 19, 2021 $1.06 normal
May 24, 2021 Jun 8, 2021 Apr 20, 2021 $1.06 normal
Feb 22, 2021 Mar 9, 2021 Jan 4, 2021 $1.01 normal
Nov 23, 2020 Dec 8, 2020 Oct 22, 2020 $1.01 normal
Aug 24, 2020 Sep 8, 2020 Jul 20, 2020 $1.01 normal
May 22, 2020 Jun 9, 2020 Apr 14, 2020 $1.01 normal
Feb 24, 2020 Mar 10, 2020 Jan 2, 2020 $0.95 normal
Nov 25, 2019 Dec 10, 2019 Oct 17, 2019 $0.95 normal
Aug 26, 2019 Sep 10, 2019 Jul 15, 2019 $0.95 normal
May 24, 2019 Jun 11, 2019 Apr 25, 2019 $0.95 normal
Feb 25, 2019 Mar 12, 2019 Jan 2, 2019 $0.9 normal
Nov 26, 2018 Dec 11, 2018 Oct 18, 2018 $0.9 normal
Aug 27, 2018 Sep 11, 2018 Jul 16, 2018 $0.9 normal
May 25, 2018 Jun 12, 2018 Apr 26, 2018 $0.9 normal
Feb 26, 2018 Mar 13, 2018 Jan 2, 2018 $0.84 normal
Nov 27, 2017 Dec 12, 2017 Oct 19, 2017 $0.84 normal
Aug 25, 2017 Sep 12, 2017 Jul 17, 2017 $0.84 normal
May 25, 2017 Jun 13, 2017 Apr 27, 2017 $0.84 normal
Feb 24, 2017 Mar 14, 2017 Jan 3, 2017 $0.8 normal
Nov 18, 2016 Dec 6, 2016 Oct 20, 2016 $0.8 normal
Aug 19, 2016 Sep 6, 2016 Jul 18, 2016 $0.8 normal
May 20, 2016 Jun 7, 2016 Apr 28, 2016 $0.8 normal
Feb 19, 2016 Mar 8, 2016 Jan 4, 2016 $0.75 normal
Nov 20, 2015 Dec 8, 2015 Oct 22, 2015 $0.75 normal
Aug 21, 2015 Sep 8, 2015 $0.75 normal

Johnson & Johnson dividend payout ratio

What is Johnson & Johnson dividend payout ratio compared to the sector

Payout ratio

JNJ has a payout ratio of 34.3% which is lower than the Healthcare sector, the industry and its peers average. In comparison with the Healthcare sector average of 37.7%, Johnson & Johnson's payout ratio is 9% lower.

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

JNJ dividend vs peer dividends

How does JNJ dividend compare to its peers' dividends
Name Dividend yield DPS Payout ratio
PFE Pfizer Inc 5.98% $1.65 89.2%
GILD Gilead Sciences Inc 4.16% $3 63.7%
NVS Novartis AG 3.41% $3.5 48.9%
MDT Medtronic plc 3.2% $2.75 89.3%
JNJ Johnson & Johnson 3.02% $4.76 34.3%
MRK Merck & Co Inc 2.32% $2.96 163.5%
ABT Abbott Laboratories 1.78% $2.08 63.4%
SYK Stryker Corp 0.88% $3.05 36.6%
LLY ELI LILLY & Co 0.62% $4.69 84.7%

Frequently asked questions

Does Johnson & Johnson pay a dividend?

Yes, Johnson & Johnson has paid four dividends in the last 12 months. JNJ has been paying dividends since 1999.

When is Johnson & Johnson's next dividend?

Currently JNJ's next dividend date is unknown, however based on the recent dividend frequency we project that it will likely be in May 2024.

When was JNJ's last dividend?

Johnson & Johnson's last dividend ex-date was on Feb 16, 2024. The dividend amount was $1.19 per share.

How much dividend does Johnson & Johnson pay (per share)?

On an annual basis JNJ pays $4.76 per share.

What is Johnson & Johnson's dividend yield?

The current dividend yield of Johnson & Johnson is 3.02%.

How often does Johnson & Johnson pay dividends?

Johnson & Johnson pays dividends quarterly.

What is Johnson & Johnson's dividend payout ratio?

Johnson & Johnson's dividend payout ratio is 34.3%.

Does Johnson & Johnson pay a good dividend?

Johnson & Johnson's dividend yield is more than the Healthcare sector average.