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WMB Williams Companies dividend history, payout ratio & dates

Williams Companies's last quarterly dividend of $0.475 per share was on Mar 7, 2024 (ex-date). At an annualized rate of $1.82 per share, the stock yields 4.69%. The latest WMB payout of $0.475 marks a dividend growth of 6%.

Key dates

  • WMB last dividend date: Mar 7, 2024
  • WMB next dividend date: Not announced
WMB dividend stats
DPS
$1.82
Dividend yield
4.64%
Payout ratio
69.7%
vs. Energy sector
Dividend yield
3.71%
Payout ratio
44.6%

Dividend yield

What is Williams Companies current dividend yield

WMB has a dividend yield of 4.69% which is higher than the Energy sector average but lower than the industry average. If we compare it with the Energy sector average of 3.71%, Williams Companies's dividend yield is 26% higher. Historically WMB's dividend yield has averaged at 6.3% in the last 5 years, which is more than the current one.

Dividend history

What is WMB dividend payout history and dates

Williams Companies has a history of paying dividends since 1994. Our records of WMB show that the company has issued four quarterly dividends in the last twelve months. The annualized DPS marks an increase of 6% since one year ago. However with the stock price up by 30% from a year ago, the dividend yield marks a decrease of 19%.

Recent dividends

Ex-date Payment date Declared on Amount Type
Mar 7, 2024 Mar 25, 2024 Jan 30, 2024 $0.475 normal
Dec 7, 2023 Dec 26, 2023 Oct 24, 2023 $0.448 normal
Sep 8, 2023 Sep 25, 2023 Jul 25, 2023 $0.448 normal
Jun 9, 2023 Jun 26, 2023 Apr 25, 2023 $0.448 normal
Mar 10, 2023 Mar 27, 2023 Jan 31, 2023 $0.448 normal
Dec 8, 2022 Dec 26, 2022 Oct 25, 2022 $0.425 normal
Sep 8, 2022 Sep 26, 2022 Jul 26, 2022 $0.425 normal
Jun 9, 2022 Jun 27, 2022 Apr 26, 2022 $0.425 normal
Mar 10, 2022 Mar 28, 2022 Feb 1, 2022 $0.425 normal
Dec 9, 2021 Dec 27, 2021 Oct 26, 2021 $0.41 normal
Sep 9, 2021 Sep 27, 2021 $0.41 normal
Jun 10, 2021 Jun 28, 2021 Apr 27, 2021 $0.41 normal
Mar 11, 2021 Mar 29, 2021 Jan 26, 2021 $0.41 normal
Dec 10, 2020 Dec 28, 2020 Oct 27, 2020 $0.4 normal
Sep 10, 2020 Sep 28, 2020 Jul 29, 2020 $0.4 normal
Jun 11, 2020 Jun 29, 2020 Apr 28, 2020 $0.4 normal
Mar 12, 2020 Mar 30, 2020 Jan 28, 2020 $0.4 normal
Dec 12, 2019 Dec 30, 2019 Nov 7, 2019 $0.38 normal
Sep 12, 2019 Sep 30, 2019 Aug 14, 2019 $0.38 normal
Jun 6, 2019 Jun 24, 2019 May 9, 2019 $0.38 normal
Mar 7, 2019 Mar 25, 2019 Feb 20, 2019 $0.38 normal
Dec 13, 2018 Dec 31, 2018 Nov 8, 2018 $0.34 normal
Sep 6, 2018 Sep 24, 2018 Aug 15, 2018 $0.34 normal
Jun 7, 2018 Jun 25, 2018 May 10, 2018 $0.34 normal
Mar 8, 2018 Mar 26, 2018 Feb 21, 2018 $0.34 normal
Dec 7, 2017 Dec 26, 2017 Nov 16, 2017 $0.3 normal
Sep 7, 2017 Sep 25, 2017 Aug 17, 2017 $0.3 normal
Jun 7, 2017 Jun 26, 2017 May 18, 2017 $0.3 normal
Mar 8, 2017 Mar 27, 2017 Feb 21, 2017 $0.3 normal
Dec 7, 2016 Dec 27, 2016 Nov 22, 2016 $0.2 normal
Sep 7, 2016 Sep 26, 2016 $0.2 normal
Jun 16, 2016 Jun 27, 2016 Jun 8, 2016 $0.64 normal
Mar 10, 2016 Mar 28, 2016 Mar 3, 2016 $0.64 normal
Dec 9, 2015 Dec 28, 2015 Nov 19, 2015 $0.64 normal
Sep 22, 2015 Sep 30, 2015 Sep 11, 2015 $0.64 normal

Williams Companies dividend payout ratio

What is Williams Companies dividend payout ratio compared to the sector

Payout ratio

WMB has a payout ratio of 69.7% which is higher than the Energy sector average but lower than the industry average. If we compare it with the Energy sector average of 44.6%, Williams Companies's payout ratio is 56% higher.

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

WMB dividend vs peer dividends

How does WMB dividend compare to its peers' dividends
Name Dividend yield DPS Payout ratio
EPD Enterprise Products Partners Lp 6.94% $2.01 79.6%
WMB Williams Companies Inc 4.64% $1.82 69.7%

Frequently asked questions

Does Williams Companies pay a dividend?

Yes, Williams Companies has been paying dividends for the last 30 years.

When is Williams Companies's next dividend?

Currently WMB's next dividend date is unknown, however based on the recent dividend frequency we project that it will likely be in June 2024.

When was WMB's last dividend?

Williams Companies's last dividend ex-date was on Mar 7, 2024. The dividend amount was $0.475 per share.

How much dividend does Williams Companies pay (per share)?

WMB's annualized dividend per share is $1.82.

What is Williams Companies's dividend yield?

Currently Williams Companies's dividend yield is 4.69%.

How often does Williams Companies pay dividends?

Williams Companies pays dividends quarterly.

What is Williams Companies's dividend payout ratio?

Williams Companies's dividend payout ratio is 69.7%.

Does Williams Companies pay a good dividend?

Williams Companies's dividend yield is more than the Energy sector average.