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VGR Vector Group dividend history, payout ratio & dates

Vector Group's most recent quarterly dividend was on Sep 14, 2022 (ex-date) with a cash dividend payment of $0.2 per share. On an annualized basis, the company has a current payout of $0.8 per share. This brings the dividend yield to 8.66% based on its recent close price.

Key dates

  • VGR last dividend date: Sep 14, 2022
  • VGR next dividend date: Not announced
VGR dividend stats
DPS
$0.8
Dividend yield
8.66%
Payout ratio
76.2%
vs. Consumer Defensive sector
Dividend yield
2.35%
Payout ratio
49%

Dividend yield

What is Vector Group current dividend yield

Vector Group's dividend yield of 8.66% is higher than the Consumer Defensive sector average. If we compare it with the Consumer Defensive sector average of 2.35%, Vector Group's dividend yield is 269% higher. The historical 5-year average of VGR's dividend yield is 9.4%, which is more than the current one.

Dividend history

What is VGR dividend payout history and dates

Vector Group has been paying dividends since 1995. VGR has issued four quarterly dividends in the last twelve months. The annualized DPS has not changed for the last year. But since the stock price has gone down by 31% from a year ago, the dividend yield marks an increase of 45%.

Recent dividends

Ex-date Payment date Declared on Amount Type
Sep 14, 2022 Sep 29, 2022 Aug 22, 2022 $0.2 normal
Jun 16, 2022 Jun 29, 2022 Jun 6, 2022 $0.2 normal
Mar 21, 2022 Mar 30, 2022 Mar 9, 2022 $0.2 normal
Dec 9, 2021 Dec 20, 2021 Nov 30, 2021 $0.2 normal
Sep 14, 2021 Sep 29, 2021 Aug 23, 2021 $0.2 normal
Jun 15, 2021 Jun 29, 2021 May 27, 2021 $0.2 normal
Mar 18, 2021 Mar 30, 2021 Mar 2, 2021 $0.2 normal
Dec 16, 2020 Dec 30, 2020 Dec 3, 2020 $0.2 normal
Sep 16, 2020 Sep 29, 2020 Aug 27, 2020 $0.2 normal
Jun 18, 2020 Jun 29, 2020 May 28, 2020 $0.2 normal
Mar 18, 2020 Mar 30, 2020 Mar 5, 2020 $0.2 normal
Dec 16, 2019 Dec 30, 2019 Nov 5, 2019 $0.4 normal
Sep 16, 2019 Sep 27, 2019 Aug 29, 2019 $0.4 normal
Jun 17, 2019 Jun 27, 2019 May 28, 2019 $0.381 normal
Mar 18, 2019 Mar 28, 2019 Mar 5, 2019 $0.381 normal
Dec 17, 2018 Dec 28, 2018 Nov 28, 2018 $0.381 normal
Sep 17, 2018 Sep 27, 2018 Aug 29, 2018 $0.381 normal
Jun 18, 2018 Jun 29, 2018 May 29, 2018 $0.363 normal
Mar 19, 2018 Mar 29, 2018 Mar 5, 2018 $0.363 normal
Dec 19, 2017 Dec 28, 2017 Nov 29, 2017 $0.363 normal
Sep 19, 2017 Sep 28, 2017 Aug 30, 2017 $0.363 normal
Jun 16, 2017 Jun 29, 2017 May 31, 2017 $0.346 normal
Mar 20, 2017 Mar 30, 2017 Mar 7, 2017 $0.346 normal
Dec 19, 2016 Dec 29, 2016 Dec 6, 2016 $0.346 normal
Sep 19, 2016 Sep 29, 2016 Aug 31, 2016 $0.346 normal
Jun 20, 2016 Jun 29, 2016 Jun 1, 2016 $0.329 normal

Vector Group dividend payout ratio

What is Vector Group dividend payout ratio compared to the sector

Payout ratio

Vector Group's payout ratio of 76.2% is above the Consumer Defensive sector and the industry average. Compared to its Consumer Defensive sector average of 49%, Vector Group's payout ratio is 56% higher.

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

VGR dividend vs peer dividends

How does VGR dividend compare to its peers' dividends
Name Dividend yield DPS Payout ratio
VGR Vector Group Ltd 8.66% $0.8 76.2%
MO Altria Group Inc 8.56% $3.64 375.3%
PM Philip Morris International Inc 5.77% $5.02 86.1%

Frequently asked questions

Does Vector Group pay a dividend?

Yes, Vector Group has paid four dividends in the last 12 months. VGR has been paying dividends since 1995.

When is Vector Group's next dividend?

Currently VGR's next dividend date is unknown, however based on the recent dividend frequency we project that it will likely be in December 2022.

When was VGR's last dividend?

Vector Group's last dividend ex-date was on Sep 14, 2022. The dividend amount was $0.2 per share.

How much dividend does Vector Group pay (per share)?

VGR has paid dividend of $0.8 per share in the last year.

What is Vector Group's dividend yield?

Vector Group's current dividend yield is 8.66%.

How often does Vector Group pay dividends?

Vector Group has a quarterly dividend frequency.

What is Vector Group's dividend payout ratio?

Vector Group's dividend payout ratio is 76.2%.

Does Vector Group pay a good dividend?

Vector Group's dividend yield is more than the Consumer Defensive sector average.