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UNF Unifirst dividend history, payout ratio & dates

Unifirst's last quarterly dividend of $0.31 per share was on Dec 6, 2022 (ex-date). The annualized dividend payment of $1.21 per share represents a current dividend yield of 0.62%. The latest UNF payout of $0.31 marks a dividend growth of 3.3%.

Key dates

  • UNF last dividend date: Dec 6, 2022
  • UNF next dividend date: Mar 8, 2023
UNF dividend stats
DPS
$1.21
Dividend yield
0.62%
Payout ratio
21%
vs. Industrials sector
Dividend yield
1.45%
Payout ratio
27.4%

Dividend yield

What is Unifirst current dividend yield

Unifirst's dividend yield of 0.62% is lower than the Industrials sector and the industry average. In comparison with the Industrials sector average of 1.45%, Unifirst's dividend yield is 57% lower. The current dividend yield is higher than the historical average of 0.4% of the last 5 years.

Dividend history

What is UNF dividend payout history and dates

Unifirst has a history of paying dividends since 1995. Our records of UNF show that the company has issued four quarterly dividends in the last twelve months. The annualized DPS marks an increase of 15% since one year ago. And with the stock price up by 4.1% from a year ago, the dividend yield marks an increase of 11%.

Recent dividends

Ex-date Payment date Declared on Amount Type
Dec 6, 2022 Jan 4, 2023 Oct 25, 2022 $0.31 normal
Sep 6, 2022 Sep 28, 2022 Jul 12, 2022 $0.3 normal
Jun 7, 2022 Jun 29, 2022 Apr 6, 2022 $0.3 normal
Mar 8, 2022 Mar 30, 2022 Jan 11, 2022 $0.3 normal
Dec 6, 2021 Jan 4, 2022 Oct 20, 2021 $0.3 normal
Sep 3, 2021 Sep 28, 2021 Jul 8, 2021 $0.25 normal
Jun 7, 2021 Jun 29, 2021 Apr 6, 2021 $0.25 normal
Mar 8, 2021 Mar 30, 2021 Jan 12, 2021 $0.25 normal
Dec 4, 2020 Jan 4, 2021 Oct 26, 2020 $0.25 normal
Sep 3, 2020 Sep 28, 2020 Jul 7, 2020 $0.25 normal
Jun 5, 2020 Jun 29, 2020 Apr 7, 2020 $0.25 normal
Mar 6, 2020 Mar 30, 2020 Jan 14, 2020 $0.25 normal
Dec 5, 2019 Jan 3, 2020 Oct 29, 2019 $0.25 normal
Sep 5, 2019 Sep 27, 2019 Jun 27, 2019 $0.113 normal
Jun 6, 2019 Jun 28, 2019 Apr 2, 2019 $0.113 normal
Mar 7, 2019 Mar 29, 2019 Jan 8, 2019 $0.113 normal
Dec 6, 2018 Jan 4, 2019 Oct 22, 2018 $0.113 normal
Sep 6, 2018 Sep 28, 2018 Jun 28, 2018 $0.113 normal
Jun 7, 2018 Jun 29, 2018 Apr 3, 2018 $0.113 normal
Mar 8, 2018 Mar 30, 2018 Jan 9, 2018 $0.038 normal
Dec 7, 2017 Jan 5, 2018 Oct 23, 2017 $0.038 normal
Sep 7, 2017 Sep 29, 2017 Jul 7, 2017 $0.038 normal
Jun 7, 2017 Jun 30, 2017 Apr 4, 2017 $0.038 normal
Mar 8, 2017 Mar 31, 2017 Jan 10, 2017 $0.038 normal
Dec 7, 2016 Jan 6, 2017 Oct 24, 2016 $0.038 normal
Sep 7, 2016 Sep 30, 2016 Jul 6, 2016 $0.038 normal
Jun 8, 2016 Jul 1, 2016 Apr 6, 2016 $0.038 normal

Unifirst dividend payout ratio

What is Unifirst dividend payout ratio compared to the sector

Payout ratio

Unifirst's payout ratio of 21% is below the Industrials sector and the industry average. Compared to its Industrials sector average of 27.4%, Unifirst's payout ratio is 23% lower.

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

UNF dividend vs peer dividends

How does UNF dividend compare to its peers' dividends
Name Dividend yield DPS Payout ratio
HCSG Healthcare Services Group Inc 6.52% $0.85 315.9%
ABM Abm Industries Inc 1.76% $0.81 23.4%
ARMK Aramark 0.99% $0.44 57.9%
UNF Unifirst Corp 0.62% $1.21 21%

Frequently asked questions

Does Unifirst pay a dividend?

Yes, Unifirst has been paying dividends for the last 28 years.

When is Unifirst's next dividend?

UNF's next dividend date is Mar 8, 2023 (ex-date).

When was UNF's last dividend?

Unifirst's last regular dividend was on Dec 6, 2022 (ex-date) with the amount of $0.31 per share.

How much dividend does Unifirst pay (per share)?

UNF's annualized dividend per share is $1.21.

What is Unifirst's dividend yield?

Currently Unifirst's dividend yield is 0.62%.

How often does Unifirst pay dividends?

Unifirst pays four dividends per year.

What is Unifirst's dividend payout ratio?

Unifirst's dividend payout ratio is 21%.

Does Unifirst pay a good dividend?

Unifirst's dividend yield is lower than the Industrials sector average.