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WBS Webster Financial dividend history, payout ratio & dates

Webster Financial's last quarterly dividend was on Aug 1, 2022 (ex-date) with a distribution of $0.4 per share. On an annualized basis, the company has a current payout of $1.6 per share. This brings the dividend yield to 3.31% based on its recent close price.

Key dates

  • WBS last dividend date: Aug 1, 2022
  • WBS next dividend date: Not announced
WBS dividend stats
DPS
$1.6
Dividend yield
3.31%
Payout ratio
51.8%
vs. Financial Services sector
Dividend yield
2.81%
Payout ratio
30.1%

Dividend yield

What is Webster Financial current dividend yield

WBS has a dividend yield of 3.31% which is higher than the Financial Services sector and the industry average but lower than its peers average. In comparison with the Financial Services sector average of 2.81%, Webster Financial's dividend yield is 18% higher. The historical 5-year average of WBS's dividend yield is 3.1%, which is lower than the current one.

Dividend history

What is WBS dividend payout history and dates

Webster Financial has been paying dividends since 1994. WBS has issued four quarterly dividends in the last twelve months. The annualized DPS has not changed since one year ago. But with the stock price down by 14% from a year ago, the dividend yield has grown by 16%.

Recent dividends

Ex-date Payment date Declared on Amount Type
Aug 1, 2022 Aug 17, 2022 Jul 18, 2022 $0.4 normal
May 11, 2022 May 27, 2022 $0.4 normal
Jan 27, 2022 Feb 11, 2022 Jan 18, 2022 $0.4 normal
Nov 8, 2021 Nov 23, 2021 Oct 26, 2021 $0.4 normal
Aug 2, 2021 Aug 17, 2021 Jul 19, 2021 $0.4 normal
May 4, 2021 May 19, 2021 Apr 21, 2021 $0.4 normal
Feb 8, 2021 Feb 23, 2021 Jan 26, 2021 $0.4 normal
Nov 9, 2020 Nov 24, 2020 Oct 27, 2020 $0.4 normal
Aug 4, 2020 Aug 19, 2020 Jul 21, 2020 $0.4 normal
May 5, 2020 May 20, 2020 Apr 21, 2020 $0.4 normal
Feb 10, 2020 Feb 25, 2020 Jan 28, 2020 $0.4 normal
Nov 8, 2019 Nov 26, 2019 Oct 29, 2019 $0.4 normal
Aug 2, 2019 Aug 19, 2019 Jul 22, 2019 $0.4 normal
May 3, 2019 May 20, 2019 Apr 22, 2019 $0.4 normal
Feb 11, 2019 Feb 26, 2019 Jan 29, 2019 $0.33 normal
Nov 5, 2018 Nov 20, 2018 Oct 23, 2018 $0.33 normal
Aug 3, 2018 Aug 20, 2018 Jul 23, 2018 $0.33 normal
May 4, 2018 May 21, 2018 Apr 23, 2018 $0.33 normal
Feb 12, 2018 Feb 27, 2018 Jan 30, 2018 $0.26 normal
Nov 6, 2017 Nov 21, 2017 Oct 24, 2017 $0.26 normal
Aug 3, 2017 Aug 21, 2017 Jul 24, 2017 $0.26 normal
May 4, 2017 May 22, 2017 Apr 24, 2017 $0.26 normal
Feb 10, 2017 Feb 28, 2017 Jan 31, 2017 $0.25 normal
Nov 4, 2016 Nov 22, 2016 Oct 25, 2016 $0.25 normal
Aug 4, 2016 Aug 22, 2016 Jul 25, 2016 $0.25 normal
May 5, 2016 May 23, 2016 Apr 25, 2016 $0.25 normal

Webster Financial dividend payout ratio

What is Webster Financial dividend payout ratio compared to the sector

Payout ratio

WBS has a payout ratio of 51.8% which is higher than the Financial Services sector, the industry and its peers average. In comparison with the Financial Services sector average of 30.1%, Webster Financial's payout ratio is 72% higher.

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

WBS dividend vs peer dividends

How does WBS dividend compare to its peers' dividends
Name Dividend yield DPS Payout ratio
FNLC First Bancorp Inc 4.61% $1.32 37.7%
WASH Washington Trust Bancorp Inc 4.46% $2.16 49.8%
BRKL Brookline Bancorp Inc 4.14% $0.51 36.7%
CAC Camden National Corp 3.62% $1.56 36.7%
WBS Webster Financial Corp 3.31% $1.6 51.8%
SAL Salisbury Bancorp Inc 2.64% $0.64 24.2%
BWFG Bankwell Financial Group Inc 2.61% $0.78 17.4%
INDB Independent Bank Corp 2.56% $2.01 57.3%

Frequently asked questions

Does Webster Financial pay a dividend?

Yes, Webster Financial has been paying dividends for the last 28 years.

When is Webster Financial's next dividend?

WBS hasn't announced its next dividend date yet, however if we take into account its recent dividend frequency, it is likely that its next dividend will be in November 2022.

When was WBS's last dividend?

Webster Financial's last regular dividend was on Aug 1, 2022 (ex-date) with the amount of $0.4 per share.

How much dividend does Webster Financial pay (per share)?

WBS's annualized dividend per share is $1.6.

What is Webster Financial's dividend yield?

The current dividend yield of Webster Financial is 3.31%.

How often does Webster Financial pay dividends?

Webster Financial has a quarterly dividend frequency.

What is Webster Financial's dividend payout ratio?

The dividend payout ratio of Webster Financial is 51.8%.

Does Webster Financial pay a good dividend?

Webster Financial's dividend yield is higher than the Financial Services sector average.