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T At&T dividend history, payout ratio & dates

At&T's last quarterly dividend was on Oct 6, 2022 (ex-date) with a distribution of $0.278 per share. On an annualized basis, the company has a current payout of $1.35 per share. This brings the dividend yield to 7.19% based on its recent close price.

Key dates

  • T last dividend date: Oct 6, 2022
  • T next dividend date: Not announced
T dividend stats
DPS
$1.35
Dividend yield
7.19%
Payout ratio
49%
vs. Communication Services sector
Dividend yield
2.91%
Payout ratio
40.7%

Dividend yield

What is At&T current dividend yield

At&T's dividend yield of 7.19% is above the Communication Services sector, the industry and its peers average. If we compare it with its Communication Services sector average of 2.91%, At&T's dividend yield is 147% higher. The current dividend yield is similar to the historical average of 6.9% of the last 5 years.

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 35% since one year ago. And with the stock price down by 22% from a year ago, the dividend yield marks a decrease of 16%.

Recent dividends

Ex-date Payment date Declared on Amount Type
Oct 6, 2022 Nov 1, 2022 Sep 30, 2022 $0.278 normal
Jul 8, 2022 Aug 1, 2022 Jun 28, 2022 $0.278 normal
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 49% is above the Communication Services sector and the industry average. Compared to its Communication Services sector average of 40.7%, At&T's payout ratio is 20% higher.

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
TDS Telephone & Data Systems Inc 7.24% $0.72 166.3%
T At&T Inc 7.19% $1.35 49%
VZ Verizon Communications Inc 6.73% $2.57 55.8%
CMCSA Comcast Corp 2.98% $1.06 89.1%
SHEN Shenandoah Telecommunications Co 0.42% $0.08 N/A

Frequently asked questions

Does At&T pay a dividend?

Yes, At&T has been paying dividends for the last 28 years.

When is At&T's next dividend?

Currently T's next dividend date is unknown, however based on the recent dividend frequency we project that it will likely be in January 2023.

When was T's last dividend?

At&T's last dividend ex-date was on Oct 6, 2022. The dividend amount was $0.278 per share.

How much dividend does At&T pay (per share)?

T's annualized dividend per share is $1.35.

What is At&T's dividend yield?

The current dividend yield of At&T is 7.19%.

How often does At&T pay dividends?

At&T pays four dividends per year.

What is At&T's dividend payout ratio?

At&T's dividend payout ratio is 49%.

Does At&T pay a good dividend?

At&T's dividend yield is more than the Communication Services sector average.