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WMT Walmart dividend history, payout ratio & dates

Walmart's last quarterly dividend payment of $0.56 per share was made to shareholders on record before May 5, 2022. The dividend payment stands at $2.22 per share annually, which equates to a dividend yield of 1.79%.

Key dates

  • WMT last dividend date: May 5, 2022
  • WMT next dividend date: Aug 11, 2022
WMT dividend stats
DPS
$2.22
Dividend yield
1.79%
Payout ratio
47.4%
vs. Consumer Defensive sector
Dividend yield
2.22%
Payout ratio
42.6%

Dividend yield

What is Walmart current dividend yield

Walmart's dividend yield of 1.79% is below the Consumer Defensive sector, the industry and its peers average.

Dividend history

What is WMT dividend payout history and dates

Walmart has been paying dividends for the last 30 years. According to our records WMT has issued four quarterly dividends in the last twelve months. The annualized DPS marks an increase of 1.8% since one year ago. And with the stock price down by 11% from a year ago, the dividend yield marks an increase of 14%.

Recent dividends

Declared on Ex-date Payment date Amount Type
Feb 17, 2022 May 5, 2022 May 31, 2022 $0.56 normal
Feb 17, 2022 Mar 17, 2022 Apr 4, 2022 $0.56 normal
Feb 18, 2021 Dec 9, 2021 Jan 3, 2022 $0.55 normal
Feb 18, 2021 Aug 12, 2021 Sep 7, 2021 $0.55 normal
Feb 18, 2021 May 6, 2021 Jun 1, 2021 $0.55 normal
Feb 18, 2021 Mar 18, 2021 Apr 5, 2021 $0.55 normal
Feb 18, 2020 Dec 10, 2020 Jan 4, 2021 $0.54 normal
Feb 18, 2020 Aug 13, 2020 Sep 8, 2020 $0.54 normal
Feb 18, 2020 May 7, 2020 Jun 1, 2020 $0.54 normal
Feb 18, 2020 Mar 19, 2020 Apr 6, 2020 $0.54 normal
Feb 19, 2019 Dec 5, 2019 Jan 2, 2020 $0.53 normal
Feb 19, 2019 Aug 8, 2019 Sep 3, 2019 $0.53 normal
Feb 19, 2019 May 9, 2019 Jun 3, 2019 $0.53 normal
Feb 19, 2019 Mar 14, 2019 Apr 1, 2019 $0.53 normal
Feb 20, 2018 Dec 6, 2018 Jan 2, 2019 $0.52 normal
Feb 20, 2018 Aug 9, 2018 Sep 4, 2018 $0.52 normal
Feb 20, 2018 May 10, 2018 Jun 4, 2018 $0.52 normal
Feb 20, 2018 Mar 8, 2018 Apr 2, 2018 $0.52 normal
Feb 21, 2017 Dec 7, 2017 Jan 2, 2018 $0.51 normal
Feb 21, 2017 Aug 9, 2017 Sep 5, 2017 $0.51 normal
Feb 21, 2017 May 10, 2017 Jun 5, 2017 $0.51 normal
Feb 21, 2017 Mar 8, 2017 Apr 3, 2017 $0.51 normal
Feb 18, 2016 Dec 7, 2016 Jan 3, 2017 $0.5 normal
Aug 10, 2016 Sep 6, 2016 $0.5 normal
May 11, 2016 Jun 6, 2016 $0.5 normal
Feb 18, 2016 Mar 9, 2016 Apr 4, 2016 $0.5 normal
Feb 19, 2015 Dec 2, 2015 Jan 4, 2016 $0.49 normal
Feb 19, 2015 Aug 5, 2015 Sep 8, 2015 $0.49 normal

Walmart dividend payout ratio

What is Walmart dividend payout ratio compared to the sector

Payout ratio

Walmart's payout ratio of 47.4% is above the Consumer Defensive sector, the industry and its peers average.

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

WMT dividend vs peer dividends

How does WMT dividend compare to its peers' dividends
Name Dividend yield DPS Payout ratio
TGT Target Corp 2.39% $3.6 29.6%
WMT Walmart Inc 1.79% $2.22 47.4%
EBAY Ebay Inc 1.75% $0.8 4.6%
PSMT Pricesmart Inc 1.08% $0.78 23.1%
DG Dollar General Corp 0.73% $1.81 18.5%
COST Costco Wholesale Corp 0.68% $3.27 25.7%