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SXT Sensient Technologies dividend history, payout ratio & dates

Sensient Technologies's latest quarterly dividend was on Jul 29, 2022 (ex-date) with a payout of $0.41 per share. At an annualized rate of $1.64 per share, the stock yields 2.37%.

Key dates

  • SXT last dividend date: Jul 29, 2022
  • SXT next dividend date: Not announced
SXT dividend stats
DPS
$1.64
Dividend yield
2.35%
Payout ratio
50.2%
vs. Basic Materials sector
Dividend yield
2.26%
Payout ratio
26.9%

Dividend yield

What is Sensient Technologies current dividend yield

Sensient Technologies's dividend yield of 2.37% is higher than the Basic Materials sector and the industry average. But in comparison with the Basic Materials sector average of 2.26%, Sensient Technologies's dividend yield is only 4.9% higher. Historically SXT's dividend yield has averaged at 2.1% in the last 5 years, which is lower than the current one.

Dividend history

What is SXT dividend payout history and dates

Sensient Technologies has been paying dividends since 1995. SXT has distributed four quarterly dividends in the past year. The annualized dividend per share has increased by 5% since twelve months ago. And with the price of the stock down by 26% from a year ago, the dividend yield has increased by 43%.

Recent dividends

Ex-date Payment date Declared on Amount Type
Jul 29, 2022 Sep 1, 2022 Jul 21, 2022 $0.41 normal
May 6, 2022 Jun 1, 2022 Apr 28, 2022 $0.41 normal
Feb 1, 2022 Mar 1, 2022 Jan 21, 2022 $0.41 normal
Oct 29, 2021 Dec 1, 2021 Oct 14, 2021 $0.41 normal
Jul 30, 2021 Sep 1, 2021 Jul 22, 2021 $0.39 normal
Apr 30, 2021 Jun 1, 2021 Apr 22, 2021 $0.39 normal
Feb 1, 2021 Mar 1, 2021 Jan 22, 2021 $0.39 normal
Oct 30, 2020 Dec 1, 2020 Oct 15, 2020 $0.39 normal
Jul 31, 2020 Sep 1, 2020 Jul 16, 2020 $0.39 normal
May 7, 2020 Jun 1, 2020 Apr 23, 2020 $0.39 normal
Feb 3, 2020 Mar 2, 2020 Jan 24, 2020 $0.39 normal
Nov 1, 2019 Dec 2, 2019 Oct 17, 2019 $0.39 normal
Aug 1, 2019 Sep 3, 2019 Jul 18, 2019 $0.36 normal
May 9, 2019 Jun 3, 2019 Apr 25, 2019 $0.36 normal
Feb 1, 2019 Mar 1, 2019 Jan 23, 2019 $0.36 normal
Nov 2, 2018 Dec 3, 2018 Oct 18, 2018 $0.36 normal
Aug 2, 2018 Sep 4, 2018 Jul 19, 2018 $0.33 normal
May 10, 2018 Jun 1, 2018 Apr 26, 2018 $0.33 normal
Feb 5, 2018 Mar 1, 2018 Jan 26, 2018 $0.33 normal
Nov 3, 2017 Dec 1, 2017 Oct 19, 2017 $0.33 normal
Aug 2, 2017 Sep 1, 2017 Jul 20, 2017 $0.3 normal
May 10, 2017 Jun 1, 2017 Apr 28, 2017 $0.3 normal
Feb 3, 2017 Mar 1, 2017 Jan 24, 2017 $0.3 normal
Nov 3, 2016 Dec 1, 2016 Oct 20, 2016 $0.3 normal
Aug 3, 2016 Sep 1, 2016 Jul 21, 2016 $0.27 normal
May 4, 2016 Jun 1, 2016 Apr 22, 2016 $0.27 normal

Sensient Technologies dividend payout ratio

What is Sensient Technologies dividend payout ratio compared to the sector

Payout ratio

Sensient Technologies's payout ratio of 50.2% is above the Basic Materials sector and the industry average. Compared to its Basic Materials sector average of 26.9%, Sensient Technologies's payout ratio is 87% higher.

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

SXT dividend vs peer dividends

How does SXT dividend compare to its peers' dividends
Name Dividend yield DPS Payout ratio
KRO Kronos Worldwide Inc 8.04% $0.75 50.3%
EMN Eastman Chemical Co 4.1% $3.04 32.7%
IFF International Flavors & Fragrances Inc 3.44% $3.18 126.7%
SXT Sensient Technologies Corp 2.35% $1.64 50.2%
VHI Valhi Inc 1.26% $0.32 5.6%

Frequently asked questions

Does Sensient Technologies pay a dividend?

Yes, Sensient Technologies has been paying dividends for the last 27 years.

When is Sensient Technologies's next dividend?

At this point we don't have a record of SXT's next dividend date, but based on the current dividend schedule we project that it will likely be in October 2022.

When was SXT's last dividend?

Sensient Technologies's last dividend ex-date was on Jul 29, 2022. The dividend amount was $0.41 per share.

How much dividend does Sensient Technologies pay (per share)?

On an annual basis SXT pays $1.64 per share.

What is Sensient Technologies's dividend yield?

Sensient Technologies's current dividend yield is 2.37%.

How often does Sensient Technologies pay dividends?

Sensient Technologies pays dividends quarterly.

What is Sensient Technologies's dividend payout ratio?

The dividend payout ratio of Sensient Technologies is 50.2%.

Does Sensient Technologies pay a good dividend?

Sensient Technologies's dividend yield is in line with the Basic Materials sector average.