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UTL Unitil dividend history, payout ratio & dates

Unitil's latest quarterly dividend of $0.39 per share was on May 12, 2022 (ex-date). The annualized dividend distribution of $1.54 per share represents a current dividend yield of 2.82%.

Key dates

  • UTL last dividend date: May 12, 2022
  • UTL next dividend date: Not announced
UTL dividend stats
DPS
$1.54
Dividend yield
2.73%
Payout ratio
62.6%
vs. Utilities sector
Dividend yield
3.01%
Payout ratio
58.5%

Dividend yield

What is Unitil current dividend yield

UTL has a dividend yield of 2.82% which is below the Utilities sector, the industry and its peers average.

Dividend history

What is UTL dividend payout history and dates

Unitil has a history of paying dividends since 1994. Our records of UTL show that the company has distributed four quarterly dividends in the past year. The annualized dividend per share has an increase of 2% since twelve months ago. And with the price of the stock down by 1.7% from a year ago, the dividend yield has an increase of 3.7%.

Recent dividends

Declared on Ex-date Payment date Amount Type
Apr 27, 2022 May 12, 2022 May 27, 2022 $0.39 normal
Jan 26, 2022 Feb 10, 2022 Feb 25, 2022 $0.39 normal
Oct 27, 2021 Nov 12, 2021 Nov 29, 2021 $0.38 normal
Jul 28, 2021 Aug 12, 2021 Aug 27, 2021 $0.38 normal
Apr 28, 2021 May 13, 2021 May 28, 2021 $0.38 normal
Jan 27, 2021 Feb 11, 2021 Feb 26, 2021 $0.38 normal
Oct 28, 2020 Nov 13, 2020 Nov 30, 2020 $0.375 normal
Jul 29, 2020 Aug 13, 2020 Aug 28, 2020 $0.375 normal
Apr 29, 2020 May 14, 2020 May 29, 2020 $0.375 normal
Jan 29, 2020 Feb 13, 2020 Feb 28, 2020 $0.375 normal
Oct 23, 2019 Nov 12, 2019 Nov 27, 2019 $0.37 normal
Jul 24, 2019 Aug 14, 2019 Aug 29, 2019 $0.37 normal
Apr 24, 2019 May 14, 2019 May 29, 2019 $0.37 normal
Jan 30, 2019 Feb 13, 2019 Feb 28, 2019 $0.37 normal
Oct 24, 2018 Nov 14, 2018 Nov 29, 2018 $0.365 normal
Jul 25, 2018 Aug 14, 2018 Aug 29, 2018 $0.365 normal
Apr 25, 2018 May 14, 2018 May 29, 2018 $0.365 normal
Jan 30, 2018 Feb 13, 2018 Feb 28, 2018 $0.365 normal
Oct 25, 2017 Nov 14, 2017 Nov 29, 2017 $0.36 normal
Jul 26, 2017 Aug 11, 2017 Aug 29, 2017 $0.36 normal
Apr 26, 2017 May 12, 2017 May 30, 2017 $0.36 normal
Jan 25, 2017 Feb 10, 2017 Feb 28, 2017 $0.36 normal
Oct 19, 2016 Nov 9, 2016 Nov 28, 2016 $0.355 normal
Jul 20, 2016 Aug 10, 2016 Aug 26, 2016 $0.355 normal

Dividend payout ratio

What is Unitil dividend payout ratio compared to the sector

Payout ratio

UTL has a payout ratio of 62.6% which is higher than the Utilities sector average but lower than the industry average.

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