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PFE Pfizer dividend history, payout ratio & dates

Pfizer's last quarterly dividend payment of $0.4 per share was made to shareholders on record before Nov 3, 2022. The dividend payment stands at $1.6 per share annually, which equates to a dividend yield of 3.23%.

Key dates

  • PFE last dividend date: Nov 3, 2022
  • PFE next dividend date: Not announced
PFE dividend stats
DPS
$1.6
Dividend yield
3.23%
Payout ratio
30.1%
vs. Healthcare sector
Dividend yield
1.68%
Payout ratio
37.8%

Dividend yield

What is Pfizer current dividend yield

Pfizer's dividend yield of 3.23% is above the Healthcare sector, the industry and its peers average. Compared to its Healthcare sector average of 1.68%, Pfizer's dividend yield is 92% higher. The historical 5-year average of PFE's dividend yield is 3.6%, which is above the current yield.

Dividend history

What is PFE dividend payout history and dates

Pfizer has been paying dividends for the last 28 years. According to our records PFE has issued four quarterly dividends in the last twelve months. The annualized DPS marks an increase of 2.6% since one year ago. And with the stock price down by 8% from a year ago, the dividend yield marks an increase of 12%.

Recent dividends

Ex-date Payment date Declared on Amount Type
Nov 3, 2022 Dec 5, 2022 Sep 22, 2022 $0.4 normal
Jul 28, 2022 Sep 6, 2022 Jun 23, 2022 $0.4 normal
May 12, 2022 Jun 10, 2022 Apr 28, 2022 $0.4 normal
Jan 27, 2022 Mar 4, 2022 Dec 10, 2021 $0.4 normal
Nov 4, 2021 Dec 6, 2021 Sep 23, 2021 $0.39 normal
Jul 29, 2021 Sep 7, 2021 Jun 24, 2021 $0.39 normal
May 6, 2021 Jun 4, 2021 Apr 22, 2021 $0.39 normal
Jan 28, 2021 Mar 5, 2021 Dec 11, 2020 $0.39 normal
Nov 5, 2020 Dec 1, 2020 Sep 24, 2020 $0.38 normal
Jul 30, 2020 Sep 1, 2020 Jun 25, 2020 $0.38 normal
May 7, 2020 Jun 5, 2020 Apr 23, 2020 $0.38 normal
Jan 30, 2020 Mar 6, 2020 Dec 16, 2019 $0.38 normal
Nov 7, 2019 Dec 2, 2019 Sep 24, 2019 $0.36 normal
Aug 1, 2019 Sep 3, 2019 Jun 27, 2019 $0.36 normal
May 9, 2019 Jun 7, 2019 Apr 25, 2019 $0.36 normal
Jan 31, 2019 Mar 1, 2019 Dec 14, 2018 $0.36 normal
Nov 8, 2018 Dec 3, 2018 Sep 27, 2018 $0.34 normal
Aug 2, 2018 Sep 4, 2018 Jun 28, 2018 $0.34 normal
May 10, 2018 Jun 1, 2018 Apr 26, 2018 $0.34 normal
Feb 1, 2018 Mar 1, 2018 Dec 18, 2017 $0.34 normal
Nov 9, 2017 Dec 1, 2017 Sep 27, 2017 $0.32 normal
Aug 2, 2017 Sep 1, 2017 Jun 22, 2017 $0.32 normal
May 10, 2017 Jun 1, 2017 Apr 27, 2017 $0.32 normal
Feb 1, 2017 Mar 1, 2017 Dec 12, 2016 $0.32 normal
Nov 8, 2016 Dec 1, 2016 Sep 22, 2016 $0.3 normal
Aug 3, 2016 Sep 1, 2016 Jun 23, 2016 $0.3 normal
May 11, 2016 Jun 1, 2016 Apr 28, 2016 $0.3 normal
Feb 3, 2016 Mar 2, 2016 Dec 14, 2015 $0.3 normal
Nov 4, 2015 Dec 1, 2015 Sep 25, 2015 $0.28 normal
Aug 5, 2015 Sep 2, 2015 Jun 25, 2015 $0.28 normal

Pfizer dividend payout ratio

What is Pfizer dividend payout ratio compared to the sector

Payout ratio

Pfizer's payout ratio of 30.1% is below the Healthcare sector, the industry and its peers average. Compared to its Healthcare sector average of 37.8%, Pfizer's payout ratio is 20% lower.

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

PFE dividend vs peer dividends

How does PFE dividend compare to its peers' dividends
Name Dividend yield DPS Payout ratio
PFE Pfizer Inc 3.23% $1.6 30.1%
AMGN Amgen Inc 2.75% $7.76 62%
BMY Bristol Myers Squibb Co 2.73% $2.16 69.9%
MRK Merck & Co Inc 2.54% $2.76 45.8%
JNJ Johnson & Johnson 2.51% $4.45 61%
ABT Abbott Laboratories 1.78% $1.88 42.1%
LLY ELI LILLY & Co 1.07% $3.92 58.7%

Frequently asked questions

Does Pfizer pay a dividend?

Yes, Pfizer has been paying dividends for the last 28 years.

When is Pfizer's next dividend?

PFE hasn't announced its next dividend date yet, however if we take into account its recent dividend frequency, it is likely that its next dividend will be in February 2023.

When was PFE's last dividend?

Pfizer's last regular dividend was on Nov 3, 2022 (ex-date) with the amount of $0.4 per share.

How much dividend does Pfizer pay (per share)?

PFE's annualized dividend per share is $1.6.

What is Pfizer's dividend yield?

The current dividend yield of Pfizer is 3.23%.

How often does Pfizer pay dividends?

Pfizer has a quarterly dividend frequency.

What is Pfizer's dividend payout ratio?

Pfizer's dividend payout ratio is 30.1%.

Does Pfizer pay a good dividend?

Pfizer's dividend yield is above the Healthcare sector average.