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KR Kroger dividend history, payout ratio & dates

Kroger's latest quarterly dividend was on May 12, 2022 (ex-date) with a payout of $0.21 per share. On an annualized basis, the company has a current payout of $0.84 per share. This brings the dividend yield to 1.74% based on its recent close price.

Key dates

  • KR last dividend date: May 12, 2022
  • KR next dividend date: Aug 12, 2022
KR dividend stats
DPS
$0.84
Dividend yield
1.74%
Payout ratio
28.7%
vs. Consumer Defensive sector
Dividend yield
2.13%
Payout ratio
42.7%

Dividend yield

What is Kroger current dividend yield

KR has a dividend yield of 1.74% which is below the Consumer Defensive sector and the industry average.

Dividend history

What is KR dividend payout history and dates

Kroger has been paying dividends since 2007. KR has distributed four quarterly dividends in the past year. The annualized dividend per share has increased by 17% for the last twelve months. But with the price of the stock up by 26% from a year ago, the dividend yield has decreased by 8%.

Recent dividends

Ex-date Payment date Declared on Amount Type
May 12, 2022 Jun 1, 2022 Mar 10, 2022 $0.21 normal
Feb 14, 2022 Mar 1, 2022 Jan 21, 2022 $0.21 normal
Nov 12, 2021 Dec 1, 2021 Sep 15, 2021 $0.21 normal
Aug 12, 2021 Sep 1, 2021 Jun 24, 2021 $0.21 normal
May 13, 2021 Jun 1, 2021 Mar 11, 2021 $0.18 normal
Feb 11, 2021 Mar 1, 2021 Jan 29, 2021 $0.18 normal
Nov 12, 2020 Dec 1, 2020 Sep 17, 2020 $0.18 normal
Aug 13, 2020 Sep 1, 2020 Jun 25, 2020 $0.18 normal
May 14, 2020 Jun 1, 2020 Mar 12, 2020 $0.16 normal
Feb 13, 2020 Mar 1, 2020 Jan 24, 2020 $0.16 normal
Nov 14, 2019 Dec 1, 2019 Sep 19, 2019 $0.16 normal
Aug 14, 2019 Sep 1, 2019 Jun 27, 2019 $0.16 normal
May 14, 2019 Jun 1, 2019 Mar 14, 2019 $0.14 normal
Feb 14, 2019 Mar 1, 2019 Jan 25, 2019 $0.14 normal
Nov 14, 2018 Dec 1, 2018 Sep 20, 2018 $0.14 normal
Aug 14, 2018 Sep 1, 2018 Jun 28, 2018 $0.14 normal
May 14, 2018 Jun 1, 2018 Mar 15, 2018 $0.125 normal
Feb 14, 2018 Mar 1, 2018 Jan 19, 2018 $0.125 normal
Nov 14, 2017 Dec 1, 2017 Sep 14, 2017 $0.125 normal
Aug 11, 2017 Sep 1, 2017 Jun 22, 2017 $0.125 normal
May 11, 2017 Jun 1, 2017 Mar 9, 2017 $0.12 normal
Feb 13, 2017 Mar 1, 2017 Jan 13, 2017 $0.12 normal
Nov 10, 2016 Dec 1, 2016 Sep 15, 2016 $0.12 normal
Aug 11, 2016 Sep 1, 2016 Jun 23, 2016 $0.12 normal
May 11, 2016 Jun 1, 2016 Mar 10, 2016 $0.105 normal
Feb 10, 2016 Mar 1, 2016 Jan 15, 2016 $0.105 normal
Nov 10, 2015 Dec 1, 2015 Sep 17, 2015 $0.105 normal
Aug 12, 2015 Sep 1, 2015 $0.105 normal

Kroger dividend payout ratio

What is Kroger dividend payout ratio compared to the sector

Payout ratio

KR has a payout ratio of 28.7% which is higher than the industry average but lower than the Consumer Defensive sector average.

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

KR dividend vs peer dividends

How does KR dividend compare to its peers' dividends
Name Dividend yield DPS Payout ratio
WMT Walmart Inc 1.81% $2.22 47.4%
KR Kroger Co 1.74% $0.84 28.7%
IMKTA Ingles Markets Inc 0.75% $0.66 4.4%