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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 Sep 19, 2022. The payout stands at $6.34 per share annually, which works out to a dividend yield of 5.46%.

Key dates

  • MED last dividend date: Sep 19, 2022
  • MED next dividend date: Not announced
MED dividend stats
DPS
$6.34
Dividend yield
5.46%
Payout ratio
46.7%
vs. Consumer Cyclical sector
Dividend yield
2.67%
Payout ratio
29.6%

Dividend yield

What is Medifast current dividend yield

Medifast's dividend yield of 5.46% is higher than the Consumer Cyclical sector and the industry average. If we compare it with the Consumer Cyclical sector average of 2.67%, Medifast's dividend yield is 104% higher. Historically MED's dividend yield has averaged at 2.7% in the last 5 years, which is less than the current one.

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 18% for the last year. And since the stock price has gone down by 39% from a year ago, the dividend yield has increased by 92%.

Recent dividends

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

Medifast dividend payout ratio

What is Medifast dividend payout ratio compared to the sector

Payout ratio

Medifast's payout ratio of 46.7% is above the Consumer Cyclical sector and the industry average. Compared to its Consumer Cyclical sector average of 29.6%, Medifast's payout ratio is 58% higher.

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

MED dividend vs peer dividends

How does MED dividend compare to its peers' dividends
Name Dividend yield DPS Payout ratio
MED Medifast Inc 5.46% $6.34 46.7%
WTW Willis Towers Watson Plc 1.53% $3.26 11.7%

Frequently asked questions

Does Medifast pay a dividend?

Yes, Medifast has paid four dividends in the last 12 months. MED has been paying dividends since 2015.

When is Medifast's next dividend?

MED hasn't announced its next dividend date yet, however if we take into account its recent dividend schedule, it is likely that its next dividend will be in December 2022.

When was MED's last dividend?

Medifast's last regular dividend was on Sep 19, 2022 (ex-date) with the amount of $1.64 per share.

How much dividend does Medifast pay (per share)?

MED has paid dividend of $6.34 per share in the last year.

What is Medifast's dividend yield?

Currently Medifast's dividend yield is 5.46%.

How often does Medifast pay dividends?

Medifast pays dividends quarterly.

What is Medifast's dividend payout ratio?

The dividend payout ratio of Medifast is 46.7%.

Does Medifast pay a good dividend?

Medifast's dividend yield is more than the Consumer Cyclical sector average.