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SAH Sonic Automotive dividend history, payout ratio & dates

Sonic Automotive's last quarterly dividend was on Mar 14, 2022 (ex-date) with a distribution of $0.25 per share. At an annualized rate of $0.61 per share, the stock yields 1.42%.

Key dates

  • SAH last dividend date: Mar 14, 2022
  • SAH next dividend date: Jun 14, 2022
SAH dividend stats
DPS
$0.61
Dividend yield
1.41%
Payout ratio
6.4%
vs. Consumer Cyclical sector
Dividend yield
2.51%
Payout ratio
33%

Dividend yield

What is Sonic Automotive current dividend yield

Sonic Automotive's dividend yield of 1.42% is higher than the industry and its peers average but lower than the Consumer Cyclical sector average.

Dividend history

What is SAH dividend payout history and dates

Sonic Automotive has a long history of dividend payments, including the last 12 consecutive years with dividend payouts. SAH has distributed four quarterly dividends in the past year. The annualized dividend per share has increased by 53% for the last twelve months. And with the stock price down by 11% from a year ago, the dividend yield has increased by 72%.

Recent dividends

Declared on Ex-date Payment date Amount Type
Mar 14, 2022 Apr 14, 2022 $0.25 normal
Oct 28, 2021 Dec 14, 2021 Jan 14, 2022 $0.12 normal
Jul 29, 2021 Sep 14, 2021 Oct 15, 2021 $0.12 normal
Apr 29, 2021 Jun 14, 2021 Jul 15, 2021 $0.12 normal
Feb 17, 2021 Mar 12, 2021 Apr 15, 2021 $0.1 normal
Oct 29, 2020 Dec 14, 2020 Jan 15, 2021 $0.1 normal
Jul 30, 2020 Sep 14, 2020 Oct 15, 2020 $0.1 normal
Apr 29, 2020 Jun 12, 2020 Jul 15, 2020 $0.1 normal
Feb 19, 2020 Mar 12, 2020 Apr 15, 2020 $0.1 normal
Oct 24, 2019 Dec 12, 2019 Jan 15, 2020 $0.1 normal
Jul 25, 2019 Sep 12, 2019 Oct 15, 2019 $0.1 normal
Apr 25, 2019 Jun 13, 2019 Jul 15, 2019 $0.1 normal
Feb 19, 2019 Mar 14, 2019 Apr 15, 2019 $0.1 normal
Oct 25, 2018 Dec 13, 2018 Jan 15, 2019 $0.06 normal
Jul 27, 2018 Sep 13, 2018 Oct 15, 2018 $0.06 normal
Apr 26, 2018 Jun 14, 2018 Jul 13, 2018 $0.06 normal
Feb 27, 2018 Mar 14, 2018 Apr 13, 2018 $0.06 normal
Oct 24, 2017 Dec 14, 2017 Jan 12, 2018 $0.05 normal
Jul 28, 2017 Sep 14, 2017 Oct 13, 2017 $0.05 normal
Apr 26, 2017 Jun 13, 2017 Jul 14, 2017 $0.05 normal
Feb 21, 2017 Mar 13, 2017 Apr 14, 2017 $0.05 normal
Dec 13, 2016 Jan 13, 2017 $0.05 normal
Jul 25, 2016 Sep 13, 2016 Oct 14, 2016 $0.05 normal
Jun 13, 2016 Jul 15, 2016 $0.05 normal

Dividend payout ratio

What is Sonic Automotive dividend payout ratio compared to the sector

Payout ratio

Sonic Automotive's payout ratio of 6.4% is below the Consumer Cyclical sector average.

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