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NSC Norfolk Southern Corp Dividend

Norfolk Southern's most recent quarterly dividend payment of $1.09 per share was made to shareholders on record before Aug 6, 2021. The payout stands at $4.01 per share annually, which works out to a dividend yield of 1.4%. The latest NSC stock dividend of $1.09 is an increase from the previous $0.99 distribution, representing a growth of 10%.

NSC next dividend date: Not announced

NSC
DPS
$4.01
Dividend yield
1.4%
Payout ratio
37%
Industrials sector
Dividend yield
1.61%
Payout ratio
36.2%

Dividend yield

NSC has a dividend yield of 1.4% which is lower than the Industrials sector and the industry average.

Dividend history

Norfolk Southern has been paying dividends for the last 26 years. According to our data NSC has issued four quarterly dividends in the last twelve months. The annualized DPS has increased by 7% for the last year. However since the stock price has gone up by 34% from a year ago, the dividend yield has decreased by 21%.

Recent dividends

Declared on Ex-date Payment date Amount Type
Jul 30, 2021 Aug 6, 2021 Aug 20, 2021 $1.09 normal
Apr 27, 2021 May 6, 2021 May 20, 2021 $0.99 normal
Jan 27, 2021 Feb 4, 2021 Mar 10, 2021 $0.99 normal
Oct 27, 2020 Nov 5, 2020 Dec 10, 2020 $0.94 normal
Jul 28, 2020 Aug 6, 2020 Sep 10, 2020 $0.94 normal
Apr 28, 2020 May 7, 2020 Jun 10, 2020 $0.94 normal
Jan 28, 2020 Feb 6, 2020 Mar 10, 2020 $0.94 normal
Oct 22, 2019 Oct 31, 2019 Dec 10, 2019 $0.94 normal
Jul 26, 2019 Aug 2, 2019 Sep 10, 2019 $0.94 normal
Apr 23, 2019 May 2, 2019 Jun 10, 2019 $0.86 normal
Jan 23, 2019 Feb 1, 2019 Mar 11, 2019 $0.86 normal
Oct 23, 2018 Nov 1, 2018 Dec 10, 2018 $0.8 normal
Jul 27, 2018 Aug 3, 2018 Sep 10, 2018 $0.8 normal
Apr 24, 2018 May 3, 2018 Jun 11, 2018 $0.72 normal
Jan 23, 2018 Feb 1, 2018 Mar 10, 2018 $0.72 normal
Oct 24, 2017 Nov 2, 2017 Dec 11, 2017 $0.61 normal
Jul 28, 2017 Aug 3, 2017 Sep 11, 2017 $0.61 normal
Apr 25, 2017 May 3, 2017 Jun 10, 2017 $0.61 normal
Jan 24, 2017 Feb 1, 2017 Mar 10, 2017 $0.61 normal
Oct 25, 2016 Nov 2, 2016 Dec 10, 2016 $0.59 normal
Jul 29, 2016 Aug 4, 2016 Sep 10, 2016 $0.59 normal
Apr 19, 2016 May 4, 2016 Jun 10, 2016 $0.59 normal
Jan 26, 2016 Feb 3, 2016 Mar 10, 2016 $0.59 normal
Oct 27, 2015 Nov 4, 2015 Dec 10, 2015 $0.59 normal
Jul 24, 2015 Aug 5, 2015 Sep 10, 2015 $0.59 normal

Dividend payouts

Payout ratio

NSC has a payout ratio of 37% which is higher than the Industrials sector and the industry average.

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