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VZ Verizon Communications Inc Dividend

Verizon Communications's last quarterly dividend of $0.64 per share was on Oct 7, 2021 (ex-date). The annualized dividend payment of $2.52 per share represents a current dividend yield of 4.83%. The latest VZ payout of $0.64 marks a dividend growth of 1.9%.

VZ next dividend date: Not announced

VZ
DPS
$2.52
Dividend yield
4.83%
Payout ratio
52.3%
Communication Services sector
Dividend yield
2.22%
Payout ratio
42.6%

Dividend yield

Verizon Communications's dividend yield of 4.83% is higher than the Communication Services sector, the industry and its peers average.

Dividend history

Verizon Communications has a history of paying dividends since 1995. Our records of VZ show that the company has issued four quarterly dividends in the last twelve months. The annualized DPS has grown by 2.1% since one year ago. And with the stock price down by 10% from a year ago, the dividend yield has grown by 13%.

Recent dividends

Declared on Ex-date Payment date Amount Type
Sep 2, 2021 Oct 7, 2021 Nov 1, 2021 $0.64 normal
Jun 2, 2021 Jul 8, 2021 Aug 2, 2021 $0.628 normal
Mar 3, 2021 Apr 8, 2021 May 3, 2021 $0.628 normal
Dec 3, 2020 Jan 7, 2021 Feb 1, 2021 $0.628 normal
Sep 3, 2020 Oct 8, 2020 Nov 2, 2020 $0.628 normal
Jun 4, 2020 Jul 9, 2020 Aug 3, 2020 $0.615 normal
Mar 5, 2020 Apr 9, 2020 May 1, 2020 $0.615 normal
Dec 5, 2019 Jan 9, 2020 Feb 3, 2020 $0.615 normal
Sep 5, 2019 Oct 9, 2019 Nov 1, 2019 $0.615 normal
Jun 6, 2019 Jul 9, 2019 Aug 1, 2019 $0.603 normal
Mar 8, 2019 Apr 9, 2019 May 1, 2019 $0.603 normal
Dec 6, 2018 Jan 9, 2019 Feb 1, 2019 $0.603 normal
Sep 6, 2018 Oct 9, 2018 Nov 1, 2018 $0.603 normal
Jun 7, 2018 Jul 9, 2018 Aug 1, 2018 $0.59 normal
Mar 6, 2018 Apr 9, 2018 May 1, 2018 $0.59 normal
Dec 7, 2017 Jan 9, 2018 Feb 1, 2018 $0.59 normal
Sep 7, 2017 Oct 6, 2017 Nov 1, 2017 $0.59 normal
Jun 1, 2017 Jul 6, 2017 Aug 1, 2017 $0.578 normal
Mar 3, 2017 Apr 6, 2017 May 1, 2017 $0.578 normal
Dec 1, 2016 Jan 6, 2017 Feb 1, 2017 $0.578 normal
Sep 1, 2016 Oct 5, 2016 Nov 1, 2016 $0.578 normal
Jun 2, 2016 Jul 6, 2016 Aug 1, 2016 $0.565 normal
Mar 4, 2016 Apr 6, 2016 May 2, 2016 $0.565 normal
Dec 3, 2015 Jan 6, 2016 Feb 1, 2016 $0.565 normal
Sep 3, 2015 Oct 7, 2015 Nov 2, 2015 $0.565 normal
Jun 4, 2015 Jul 8, 2015 Aug 3, 2015 $0.55 normal

Dividend payouts

Payout ratio

Verizon Communications's payout ratio of 52.3% is above the Communication Services sector average but below the industry average.

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