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UNP Union Pacific dividend history, payout ratio & dates

Union Pacific's most recent quarterly dividend was on Aug 30, 2022 (ex-date) with a cash dividend payment of $1.3 per share. At an annualized rate of $4.96 per share, the stock yields 2.49%.

Key dates

  • UNP last dividend date: Aug 30, 2022
  • UNP next dividend date: Not announced
UNP dividend stats
DPS
$4.96
Dividend yield
2.49%
Payout ratio
46.1%
vs. Industrials sector
Dividend yield
1.69%
Payout ratio
28.8%

Dividend yield

What is Union Pacific current dividend yield

UNP has a dividend yield of 2.49% which is higher than the Industrials sector average but lower than the industry average. If we compare it with the Industrials sector average of 1.69%, Union Pacific's dividend yield is 47% higher. The current dividend yield is more than the historical average of 2.0% of the last 5 years.

Dividend history

What is UNP dividend payout history and dates

Union Pacific has been paying dividends since 1994. UNP has issued four quarterly dividends in the last twelve months. The annualized DPS has grown by 22% for the last year. And since the stock price has gone down by 1.2% from a year ago, the dividend yield has grown by 23%.

Recent dividends

Ex-date Payment date Declared on Amount Type
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 46.1% which is higher than the Industrials sector and the industry average. If we compare it with the Industrials sector average of 28.8%, Union Pacific's payout ratio is 60% 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
UNP Union Pacific Corp 2.49% $4.96 46.1%
NSC Norfolk Southern Corp 2.24% $4.81 38.2%
CSX Csx Corp 1.45% $0.39 22%

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 1994.

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 November 2022.

When was UNP's last dividend?

Union Pacific's last regular dividend was on Aug 30, 2022 (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 $4.96 per share.

What is Union Pacific's dividend yield?

The current dividend yield of Union Pacific is 2.49%.

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 46.1%.

Does Union Pacific pay a good dividend?

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