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PPL PPL dividend history, payout ratio & dates

PPL's last quarterly dividend of $0.225 per share was on Sep 8, 2022 (ex-date). The annualized dividend payment of $1.07 per share represents a current dividend yield of 4.08%.

Key dates

  • PPL last dividend date: Sep 8, 2022
  • PPL next dividend date: Not announced
PPL dividend stats
DPS
$1.07
Dividend yield
4.08%
Payout ratio
109.8%
vs. Utilities sector
Dividend yield
3.24%
Payout ratio
63.5%

Dividend yield

What is PPL current dividend yield

PPL has a dividend yield of 4.08% which is higher than the Utilities sector, the industry and its peers average. If we compare it with the Utilities sector average of 3.24%, PPL's dividend yield is 26% higher. The current dividend yield is less than the historical average of 5.4% of the last 5 years.

Dividend history

What is PPL dividend payout history and dates

PPL has a history of paying dividends since 1994. Our records of PPL show that the company has issued four quarterly dividends in the last twelve months. The annualized DPS marks a decrease of 36% since one year ago. And with the stock price down by 8% from a year ago, the dividend yield marks a decrease of 31%.

Recent dividends

Ex-date Payment date Declared on Amount Type
Sep 8, 2022 Oct 3, 2022 Aug 26, 2022 $0.225 normal
Jun 17, 2022 Jul 1, 2022 Jun 9, 2022 $0.225 normal
Mar 9, 2022 Apr 1, 2022 Feb 18, 2022 $0.2 normal
Dec 9, 2021 Jan 3, 2022 Nov 19, 2021 $0.415 normal
Sep 9, 2021 Oct 1, 2021 Aug 27, 2021 $0.415 normal
Jun 9, 2021 Jul 1, 2021 May 18, 2021 $0.415 normal
Mar 9, 2021 Apr 1, 2021 Feb 18, 2021 $0.415 normal
Dec 9, 2020 Jan 4, 2021 Nov 20, 2020 $0.415 normal
Sep 9, 2020 Oct 1, 2020 Aug 28, 2020 $0.415 normal
Jun 9, 2020 Jul 1, 2020 May 13, 2020 $0.415 normal
Mar 9, 2020 Apr 1, 2020 Feb 14, 2020 $0.415 normal
Dec 9, 2019 Jan 2, 2020 Nov 22, 2019 $0.413 normal
Sep 9, 2019 Oct 1, 2019 Aug 23, 2019 $0.413 normal
Jun 7, 2019 Jul 1, 2019 May 14, 2019 $0.413 normal
Mar 7, 2019 Apr 1, 2019 Feb 14, 2019 $0.413 normal
Dec 7, 2018 Jan 2, 2019 Nov 16, 2018 $0.41 normal
Sep 7, 2018 Oct 1, 2018 Aug 24, 2018 $0.41 normal
Jun 7, 2018 Jul 2, 2018 May 16, 2018 $0.41 normal
Mar 8, 2018 Apr 2, 2018 Feb 22, 2018 $0.41 normal
Dec 7, 2017 Jan 2, 2018 Nov 17, 2017 $0.395 normal
Sep 7, 2017 Oct 2, 2017 Aug 25, 2017 $0.395 normal
Jun 7, 2017 Jul 3, 2017 May 17, 2017 $0.395 normal
Mar 8, 2017 Apr 3, 2017 Feb 1, 2017 $0.395 normal
Dec 7, 2016 Jan 3, 2017 Nov 18, 2016 $0.38 normal
Sep 7, 2016 Oct 3, 2016 Aug 26, 2016 $0.38 normal
Jun 8, 2016 Jul 1, 2016 May 25, 2016 $0.38 normal
Mar 8, 2016 Apr 1, 2016 Feb 4, 2016 $0.38 normal
Dec 8, 2015 Jan 4, 2016 Nov 20, 2015 $0.378 normal
Sep 8, 2015 Oct 1, 2015 Aug 3, 2015 $0.378 normal

PPL dividend payout ratio

What is PPL dividend payout ratio compared to the sector

Payout ratio

PPL has a payout ratio of 109.8% which is higher than the Utilities sector, the industry and its peers average. If we compare it with the Utilities sector average of 63.5%, PPL's payout ratio is 73% higher.

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

PPL dividend vs peer dividends

How does PPL dividend compare to its peers' dividends
Name Dividend yield DPS Payout ratio
DUK Duke Energy CORP 4.21% $3.96 80%
FE Firstenergy Corp 4.13% $1.56 63.2%
PPL PPL Corp 4.08% $1.07 109.8%
POR Portland General Electric Co 3.92% $1.77 65.9%
SO Southern Co 3.9% $2.68 94%
ETR Entergy Corp 3.85% $4.04 66.4%
ED Consolidated Edison Inc 3.64% $3.15 68.8%
EXC Exelon Corp 3.61% $1.4 51.5%
AES Aes Corp 2.46% $0.63 N/A
NEE Nextera Energy Inc 2.03% $1.66 126.7%

Frequently asked questions

Does PPL pay a dividend?

Yes, PPL has paid four dividends in the last 12 months. PPL has been paying dividends since 1994.

When is PPL's next dividend?

Currently PPL's next dividend date is unknown, however based on the recent dividend frequency we project that it will likely be in December 2022.

When was PPL's last dividend?

PPL's last dividend ex-date was on Sep 8, 2022. The dividend amount was $0.225 per share.

How much dividend does PPL pay (per share)?

On an annual basis PPL pays $1.07 per share.

What is PPL's dividend yield?

Currently PPL's dividend yield is 4.08%.

How often does PPL pay dividends?

PPL pays four dividends per year.

What is PPL's dividend payout ratio?

The dividend payout ratio of PPL is 109.8%.

Does PPL pay a good dividend?

PPL's dividend yield is more than the Utilities sector average.