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UNP Union Pacific dividend history, payout ratio & dates

Union Pacific's most recent quarterly dividend was on Feb 28, 2024 (ex-date) with a cash dividend payment of $1.3 per share. At an annualized rate of $5.2 per share, the stock yields 2.2%.

Key dates

  • UNP last dividend date: Feb 28, 2024
  • UNP next dividend date: Not announced
UNP dividend stats
DPS
$5.2
Dividend yield
2.24%
Payout ratio
49.7%
vs. Industrials sector
Dividend yield
1.41%
Payout ratio
30%

Dividend yield

What is Union Pacific current dividend yield

UNP has a dividend yield of 2.2% which is higher than the Industrials sector and the industry average. If we compare it with the Industrials sector average of 1.41%, Union Pacific's dividend yield is 56% higher. The current dividend yield is in line with the historical average of 2.1% of the last 5 years.

Dividend history

What is UNP dividend payout history and dates

Union Pacific has been paying dividends since 1991. UNP has issued four quarterly dividends in the last twelve months. The annualized DPS has not changed for the last year. However since the stock price has gone up by 19% from a year ago, the dividend yield has decreased by 16%.

Recent dividends

Ex-date Payment date Declared on Amount Type
Feb 28, 2024 Mar 29, 2024 Feb 8, 2024 $1.3 normal
Dec 7, 2023 Dec 28, 2023 Nov 28, 2023 $1.3 normal
Aug 30, 2023 Sep 29, 2023 Jul 26, 2023 $1.3 normal
May 30, 2023 Jun 30, 2023 May 18, 2023 $1.3 normal
Feb 27, 2023 Mar 31, 2023 Feb 9, 2023 $1.3 normal
Dec 16, 2022 Dec 29, 2022 Dec 9, 2022 $1.3 normal
Aug 30, 2022 Sep 30, 2022 Jul 28, 2022 $1.3 normal
May 27, 2022 Jun 30, 2022 May 12, 2022 $1.3 normal
Feb 25, 2022 Mar 31, 2022 Feb 3, 2022 $1.18 normal
Dec 17, 2021 Dec 30, 2021 Dec 10, 2021 $1.18 normal
Aug 30, 2021 Sep 30, 2021 Jul 29, 2021 $1.07 normal
May 27, 2021 Jun 30, 2021 May 13, 2021 $1.07 normal
Feb 25, 2021 Mar 31, 2021 Feb 4, 2021 $0.97 normal
Nov 27, 2020 Dec 30, 2020 Nov 5, 2020 $0.97 normal
Aug 28, 2020 Sep 30, 2020 Jul 30, 2020 $0.97 normal
May 28, 2020 Jun 30, 2020 May 14, 2020 $0.97 normal
Feb 27, 2020 Mar 31, 2020 Feb 6, 2020 $0.97 normal
Nov 27, 2019 Dec 30, 2019 Nov 14, 2019 $0.97 normal
Aug 29, 2019 Sep 30, 2019 Jul 25, 2019 $0.97 normal
May 30, 2019 Jun 28, 2019 May 16, 2019 $0.88 normal
Feb 27, 2019 Mar 29, 2019 Feb 7, 2019 $0.88 normal
Nov 29, 2018 Dec 28, 2018 Nov 15, 2018 $0.8 normal
Aug 30, 2018 Sep 28, 2018 Jul 26, 2018 $0.8 normal
May 30, 2018 Jun 29, 2018 May 10, 2018 $0.73 normal
Feb 27, 2018 Mar 30, 2018 Feb 8, 2018 $0.73 normal
Nov 29, 2017 Dec 28, 2017 Nov 16, 2017 $0.665 normal
Aug 29, 2017 Sep 29, 2017 Jul 27, 2017 $0.605 normal
May 26, 2017 Jun 30, 2017 May 11, 2017 $0.605 normal
Feb 24, 2017 Mar 31, 2017 Feb 2, 2017 $0.605 normal
Nov 28, 2016 Dec 29, 2016 Nov 17, 2016 $0.605 normal
Aug 29, 2016 Sep 30, 2016 Jul 28, 2016 $0.55 normal
May 26, 2016 Jun 30, 2016 May 12, 2016 $0.55 normal
Feb 25, 2016 Mar 31, 2016 Feb 4, 2016 $0.55 normal
Nov 25, 2015 Dec 30, 2015 Nov 19, 2015 $0.55 normal
Aug 27, 2015 Sep 30, 2015 Jul 30, 2015 $0.55 normal

Union Pacific dividend payout ratio

What is Union Pacific dividend payout ratio compared to the sector

Payout ratio

UNP has a payout ratio of 49.7% which is higher than the Industrials sector and the industry average. If we compare it with the Industrials sector average of 30%, Union Pacific's payout ratio is 66% higher.

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

UNP dividend vs peer dividends

How does UNP dividend compare to its peers' dividends
Name Dividend yield DPS Payout ratio
NSC Norfolk Southern Corp 2.29% $5.4 67.2%
UNP Union Pacific Corp 2.24% $5.2 49.7%
CSX Csx Corp 1.33% $0.45 24.7%

Frequently asked questions

Does Union Pacific pay a dividend?

Yes, Union Pacific has paid four dividends in the last 12 months. UNP has been paying dividends since 1991.

When is Union Pacific's next dividend?

UNP hasn't announced its next dividend date yet, however if we take into account its recent dividend schedule, it is likely that its next dividend will be in May 2024.

When was UNP's last dividend?

Union Pacific's last regular dividend was on Feb 28, 2024 (ex-date) with the amount of $1.3 per share.

How much dividend does Union Pacific pay (per share)?

On an annual basis UNP pays $5.2 per share.

What is Union Pacific's dividend yield?

The current dividend yield of Union Pacific is 2.2%.

How often does Union Pacific pay dividends?

Union Pacific pays four dividends per year.

What is Union Pacific's dividend payout ratio?

Union Pacific's dividend payout ratio is 49.7%.

Does Union Pacific pay a good dividend?

Union Pacific's dividend yield is more than the Industrials sector average.