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MED Medifast dividend history, payout ratio & dates

Medifast's most recent quarterly dividend payment of $1.64 per share was made to shareholders on record before Mar 28, 2022. The payout stands at $5.9 per share annually, which works out to a dividend yield of 3.62%. The latest MED stock dividend of $1.64 is an increase from the previous $1.42 distribution, representing a growth of 15%.

Key dates

  • MED last dividend date: Mar 28, 2022
  • MED next dividend date: Not announced
MED dividend stats
DPS
$5.9
Dividend yield
3.54%
Payout ratio
41.7%
vs. Consumer Cyclical sector
Dividend yield
2.51%
Payout ratio
33%

Dividend yield

What is Medifast current dividend yield

Medifast's dividend yield of 3.62% is higher than the Consumer Cyclical sector and the industry average.

Dividend history

What is MED dividend payout history and dates

Medifast has been paying dividends for the last seven years. According to our data MED has issued four quarterly dividends in the last twelve months. The annualized DPS has increased by 23% for the last year. And since the stock price has gone down by 48% from a year ago, the dividend yield has increased by 136%.

Recent dividends

Declared on Ex-date Payment date Amount Type
Mar 17, 2022 Mar 28, 2022 May 9, 2022 $1.64 normal
Dec 8, 2021 Dec 20, 2021 Feb 8, 2022 $1.42 normal
Sep 9, 2021 Sep 20, 2021 Nov 8, 2021 $1.42 normal
Jun 3, 2021 Jun 21, 2021 Aug 6, 2021 $1.42 normal
Mar 18, 2021 Mar 29, 2021 May 6, 2021 $1.42 normal
Dec 10, 2020 Dec 21, 2020 Feb 5, 2021 $1.13 normal
Sep 10, 2020 Sep 21, 2020 Nov 6, 2020 $1.13 normal
Jun 16, 2020 Jun 29, 2020 Aug 6, 2020 $1.13 normal
Mar 19, 2020 Mar 30, 2020 May 6, 2020 $1.13 normal
Dec 3, 2019 Dec 26, 2019 Feb 6, 2020 $1.13 normal
Sep 12, 2019 Sep 26, 2019 Nov 7, 2019 $0.75 normal
Jun 13, 2019 Jun 27, 2019 Aug 7, 2019 $0.75 normal
Mar 13, 2019 Mar 28, 2019 May 7, 2019 $0.75 normal
Dec 11, 2018 Dec 20, 2018 Feb 7, 2019 $0.75 normal
Sep 6, 2018 Sep 20, 2018 Nov 8, 2018 $0.48 normal
Jun 14, 2018 Jun 28, 2018 Aug 8, 2018 $0.48 normal
Mar 15, 2018 Mar 28, 2018 May 8, 2018 $0.48 normal
Dec 6, 2017 Dec 21, 2017 Feb 8, 2018 $0.48 normal
Sep 7, 2017 Sep 21, 2017 Nov 9, 2017 $0.32 normal
Jun 7, 2017 Jun 21, 2017 Aug 9, 2017 $0.32 normal
Mar 7, 2017 Mar 21, 2017 May 9, 2017 $0.32 normal
Dec 8, 2016 Dec 21, 2016 Feb 9, 2017 $0.32 normal
Sep 8, 2016 Sep 21, 2016 Nov 10, 2016 $0.25 normal
Jun 15, 2016 Jun 23, 2016 Aug 10, 2016 $0.25 normal
Mar 9, 2016 Mar 17, 2016 May 10, 2016 $0.25 normal

Dividend payout ratio

What is Medifast dividend payout ratio compared to the sector

Payout ratio

Medifast's payout ratio of 41.7% is above the Consumer Cyclical sector and the industry average.

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