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VST Vistra dividend history, payout ratio & dates

Vistra's latest quarterly dividend of $0.215 per share was on Mar 19, 2024 (ex-date). The annualized dividend distribution of $0.84 per share represents a current dividend yield of 0.82%. The latest VST payment of $0.215 marks a dividend growth of 0.9%.

Key dates

  • VST last dividend date: Mar 19, 2024
  • VST next dividend date: Jun 18, 2024
VST dividend stats
DPS
$0.84
Dividend yield
0.82%
Payout ratio
50.5%
vs. Utilities sector
Dividend yield
3.5%
Payout ratio
65.3%

Dividend yield

What is Vistra current dividend yield

VST has a dividend yield of 0.82% which is below the Utilities sector average. If we compare it with its Utilities sector average of 3.5%, Vistra's dividend yield is 77% lower. Historically VST's dividend yield has averaged at 2.8% in the last 5 years, which is more than the current yield.

Dividend history

What is VST dividend payout history and dates

Vistra has a history of paying dividends since 2019. Our records of VST show that the company has distributed four quarterly dividends in the past year. The annualized dividend per share has an increase of 11% since twelve months ago. But with the price of the stock up by 318% from a year ago, the dividend yield has a decrease of 73%.

Recent dividends

Ex-date Payment date Declared on Amount Type
Mar 19, 2024 Mar 29, 2024 Feb 23, 2024 $0.215 normal
Dec 19, 2023 Dec 29, 2023 Nov 1, 2023 $0.213 normal
Sep 19, 2023 Sep 29, 2023 Aug 2, 2023 $0.206 normal
Jun 20, 2023 Jun 30, 2023 May 3, 2023 $0.204 normal
Mar 21, 2023 Mar 31, 2023 Feb 23, 2023 $0.198 normal
Dec 19, 2022 Dec 29, 2022 Oct 31, 2022 $0.193 normal
Sep 20, 2022 Sep 30, 2022 Jul 28, 2022 $0.184 normal
Jun 21, 2022 Jun 30, 2022 May 4, 2022 $0.177 normal
Mar 21, 2022 Mar 31, 2022 Feb 23, 2022 $0.17 normal
Dec 15, 2021 Dec 30, 2021 Oct 27, 2021 $0.15 normal
Sep 15, 2021 Sep 30, 2021 Jul 28, 2021 $0.15 normal
Jun 15, 2021 Jun 30, 2021 Apr 29, 2021 $0.15 normal
Mar 16, 2021 Mar 31, 2021 Feb 23, 2021 $0.15 normal
Dec 15, 2020 Dec 30, 2020 Oct 27, 2020 $0.135 normal
Sep 15, 2020 Sep 30, 2020 Jul 29, 2020 $0.135 normal
Jun 15, 2020 Jun 30, 2020 Apr 30, 2020 $0.135 normal
Mar 16, 2020 Mar 31, 2020 Feb 25, 2020 $0.135 normal
Dec 13, 2019 Dec 30, 2019 Oct 30, 2019 $0.125 normal
Sep 13, 2019 Sep 30, 2019 Sep 3, 2019 $0.125 normal
Jun 13, 2019 Jun 28, 2019 May 21, 2019 $0.125 normal
Mar 14, 2019 Mar 29, 2019 Feb 26, 2019 $0.125 normal
Dec 16, 2016 Dec 8, 2016 $2.32 special

Vistra dividend payout ratio

What is Vistra dividend payout ratio compared to the sector

Payout ratio

VST has a payout ratio of 50.5% which is lower than the Utilities sector average. In comparison with the Utilities sector average of 65.3%, Vistra's payout ratio is 23% lower.

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

Frequently asked questions

Does Vistra pay a dividend?

Yes, Vistra has paid four dividends in the last twelve months. VST has been paying dividends since 2019.

When is Vistra's next dividend?

VST's next dividend date is Jun 18, 2024 (ex-date).

When was VST's last dividend?

Vistra's last regular dividend was on Mar 19, 2024 (ex-date) with the amount of $0.215 per share.

How much dividend does Vistra pay (per share)?

VST has paid dividend of $0.84 per share in the last year.

What is Vistra's dividend yield?

The current dividend yield of Vistra is 0.82%.

How often does Vistra pay dividends?

Vistra pays dividends quarterly.

What is Vistra's dividend payout ratio?

Vistra's dividend payout ratio is 50.5%.

Does Vistra pay a good dividend?

Vistra's dividend yield is less than the Utilities sector average.