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T At&T dividend history, payout ratio & dates

At&T's last quarterly dividend was on Apr 13, 2022 (ex-date) with a distribution of $0.278 per share. On an annualized basis, the company has a current payout of $1.84 per share. This brings the dividend yield to 8.63% based on its recent close price. The latest dividend marks a decrease of $0.24, or 47% from the previous dividend.

Key dates

  • T last dividend date: Apr 13, 2022
  • T next dividend date: Jul 8, 2022
T dividend stats
DPS
$1.84
Dividend yield
8.63%
Payout ratio
76.9%
vs. Communication Services sector
Dividend yield
2.68%
Payout ratio
37.7%

Dividend yield

What is At&T current dividend yield

At&T's dividend yield of 8.63% is above the Communication Services sector, the industry and its peers average.

Dividend history

What is T dividend payout history and dates

At&T has been paying dividends since 1994. T has issued four quarterly dividends in the last twelve months. The annualized DPS marks a decrease of 12% since one year ago. But with the stock price down by 27% from a year ago, the dividend yield has grown by 21%.

Recent dividends

Ex-date Payment date Declared on Amount Type
Apr 13, 2022 May 2, 2022 Mar 25, 2022 $0.278 normal
Jan 7, 2022 Feb 1, 2022 Dec 16, 2021 $0.52 normal
Oct 7, 2021 Nov 1, 2021 Sep 23, 2021 $0.52 normal
Jul 8, 2021 Aug 2, 2021 Jun 25, 2021 $0.52 normal
Apr 8, 2021 May 3, 2021 Mar 26, 2021 $0.52 normal
Jan 8, 2021 Feb 1, 2021 Dec 11, 2020 $0.52 normal
Oct 8, 2020 Nov 2, 2020 Sep 25, 2020 $0.52 normal
Jul 9, 2020 Aug 3, 2020 Jun 26, 2020 $0.52 normal
Apr 8, 2020 May 1, 2020 Mar 27, 2020 $0.52 normal
Jan 9, 2020 Feb 3, 2020 Dec 13, 2019 $0.52 normal
Oct 9, 2019 Nov 1, 2019 Sep 26, 2019 $0.51 normal
Jul 9, 2019 Aug 1, 2019 Jun 28, 2019 $0.51 normal
Apr 9, 2019 May 1, 2019 Mar 29, 2019 $0.51 normal
Jan 9, 2019 Feb 1, 2019 $0.51 normal
Oct 9, 2018 Nov 1, 2018 Sep 28, 2018 $0.5 normal
Jul 9, 2018 Aug 1, 2018 Jun 29, 2018 $0.5 normal
Apr 9, 2018 May 1, 2018 Mar 30, 2018 $0.5 normal
Jan 9, 2018 Feb 1, 2018 Dec 15, 2017 $0.5 normal
Oct 6, 2017 Nov 1, 2017 Sep 29, 2017 $0.49 normal
Jul 6, 2017 Aug 1, 2017 Jun 30, 2017 $0.49 normal
Apr 6, 2017 May 1, 2017 Mar 31, 2017 $0.49 normal
Jan 6, 2017 Feb 1, 2017 $0.49 normal
Oct 5, 2016 Nov 1, 2016 Sep 30, 2016 $0.48 normal
Jul 6, 2016 Aug 1, 2016 Jun 24, 2016 $0.48 normal
Apr 6, 2016 May 2, 2016 Mar 25, 2016 $0.48 normal
Jan 6, 2016 Feb 1, 2016 Dec 18, 2015 $0.48 normal
Oct 7, 2015 Nov 2, 2015 Sep 25, 2015 $0.47 normal
Jul 8, 2015 Aug 3, 2015 Jun 26, 2015 $0.47 normal

At&T dividend payout ratio

What is At&T dividend payout ratio compared to the sector

Payout ratio

At&T's payout ratio of 76.9% is above the Communication Services sector, the industry and its peers average.

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

T dividend vs peer dividends

How does T dividend compare to its peers' dividends
Name Dividend yield DPS Payout ratio
T At&T Inc 8.63% $1.84 76.9%
VZ Verizon Communications Inc 4.93% $2.55 49.5%
TDS Telephone & Data Systems Inc 4.42% $0.71 77.2%
CMCSA Comcast Corp 2.53% $1.02 32.4%
SHEN Shenandoah Telecommunications Co 0.3% $0.07 0.4%