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MCY Mercury General Corp Dividend

Mercury General's most recent quarterly dividend payment of $0.633 per share was made to shareholders on record before Sep 15, 2021. The payout stands at $2.53 per share annually, which works out to a dividend yield of 4.88%.

MCY next dividend date: Dec 15, 2021

MCY
DPS
$2.53
Dividend yield
4.88%
Payout ratio
36.5%
Financial Services sector
Dividend yield
2.51%
Payout ratio
32.1%

Dividend yield

MCY has a dividend yield of 4.88% which is higher than the Financial Services sector, the industry and its peers average.

Dividend history

Mercury General has been paying dividends for the last 27 years. According to our data MCY has issued four quarterly dividends in the last twelve months. The annualized DPS has increased by 0.5% for the last year. However since the stock price has gone up by 14% from a year ago, the dividend yield has decreased by 12%.

Recent dividends

Declared on Ex-date Payment date Amount Type
Aug 3, 2021 Sep 15, 2021 Sep 30, 2021 $0.633 normal
May 4, 2021 Jun 15, 2021 Jun 30, 2021 $0.633 normal
Feb 16, 2021 Mar 16, 2021 Mar 31, 2021 $0.633 normal
Nov 3, 2020 Dec 15, 2020 Dec 30, 2020 $0.633 normal
Aug 3, 2020 Sep 14, 2020 Sep 29, 2020 $0.63 normal
May 4, 2020 Jun 10, 2020 Jun 25, 2020 $0.63 normal
Feb 10, 2020 Mar 16, 2020 Mar 31, 2020 $0.63 normal
Oct 28, 2019 Dec 11, 2019 Dec 26, 2019 $0.63 normal
Jul 29, 2019 Sep 11, 2019 Sep 26, 2019 $0.628 normal
Apr 29, 2019 Jun 12, 2019 Jun 27, 2019 $0.628 normal
Feb 11, 2019 Mar 13, 2019 Mar 28, 2019 $0.628 normal
Oct 29, 2018 Dec 12, 2018 Dec 27, 2018 $0.628 normal
Jul 30, 2018 Sep 12, 2018 Sep 27, 2018 $0.625 normal
Apr 30, 2018 Jun 13, 2018 Jun 28, 2018 $0.625 normal
Feb 5, 2018 Mar 14, 2018 Mar 29, 2018 $0.625 normal
Oct 30, 2017 Dec 13, 2017 Dec 28, 2017 $0.625 normal
Sep 13, 2017 Sep 28, 2017 $0.623 normal
May 1, 2017 Jun 13, 2017 Jun 29, 2017 $0.623 normal
Feb 6, 2017 Mar 14, 2017 Mar 30, 2017 $0.623 normal
Dec 13, 2016 Dec 29, 2016 $0.623 normal
Aug 1, 2016 Sep 13, 2016 Sep 29, 2016 $0.62 normal
Jun 14, 2016 Jun 30, 2016 $0.62 normal
Feb 8, 2016 Mar 15, 2016 Mar 31, 2016 $0.62 normal

Dividend payouts

Payout ratio

MCY has a payout ratio of 36.5% which is higher than the Financial Services sector and the industry average but lower than its peers average.

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