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WPM Wheaton Precious Metals dividend history, payout ratio & dates

Wheaton Precious Metals's most recent quarterly dividend payment of $0.15 per share was made to shareholders on record before Nov 27, 2023. The payout stands at $0.6 per share annually, which works out to a dividend yield of 1.51%.

Key dates

  • WPM last dividend date: Nov 27, 2023
  • WPM next dividend date: Not announced
WPM dividend stats
DPS
$0.6
Dividend yield
1.51%
Payout ratio
50.8%
vs. Basic Materials sector
Dividend yield
2.12%
Payout ratio
37%

Dividend yield

What is Wheaton Precious Metals current dividend yield

WPM has a dividend yield of 1.51% which is lower than the Basic Materials sector and the industry average. If we compare it with the Basic Materials sector average of 2.12%, Wheaton Precious Metals's dividend yield is 29% lower. Historically WPM's dividend yield has averaged at 1.3% in the last 5 years, which is less than the current one.

Dividend history

What is WPM dividend payout history and dates

Wheaton Precious Metals has been paying dividends for the last 12 years. According to our data WPM has issued four quarterly dividends in the last twelve months. The annualized DPS has not changed for the last year. However since the stock price has gone down by 1.5% from a year ago, the dividend yield has increased by 1.8%.

Recent dividends

Ex-date Payment date Declared on Amount Type
Nov 27, 2023 Dec 8, 2023 Nov 9, 2023 $0.15 normal
Aug 24, 2023 Sep 7, 2023 Aug 10, 2023 $0.15 normal
May 18, 2023 Jun 2, 2023 May 4, 2023 $0.15 normal
Mar 23, 2023 Apr 6, 2023 Mar 9, 2023 $0.15 normal
Nov 18, 2022 Dec 1, 2022 Nov 3, 2022 $0.15 normal
Sep 7, 2022 Sep 8, 2022 Aug 11, 2022 $0.15 normal
Aug 25, 2022 Sep 8, 2022 Aug 11, 2022 $0.15 normal
May 19, 2022 Jun 3, 2022 $0.15 normal
Mar 23, 2022 Apr 7, 2022 Mar 11, 2022 $0.15 normal
Nov 19, 2021 Dec 6, 2021 Nov 4, 2021 $0.15 normal
Aug 26, 2021 Sep 9, 2021 Aug 12, 2021 $0.15 normal
May 20, 2021 Jun 3, 2021 May 6, 2021 $0.14 normal
Mar 25, 2021 Apr 13, 2021 Mar 11, 2021 $0.13 normal
Nov 24, 2020 Dec 10, 2020 Nov 9, 2020 $0.12 normal
Aug 26, 2020 Sep 10, 2020 Aug 12, 2020 $0.1 normal
May 21, 2020 Jun 4, 2020 May 6, 2020 $0.1 normal
Mar 25, 2020 Apr 9, 2020 Mar 11, 2020 $0.1 normal
Dec 3, 2019 Dec 16, 2019 Nov 14, 2019 $0.09 normal
Aug 22, 2019 Sep 5, 2019 Aug 8, 2019 $0.09 normal
May 23, 2019 Jun 6, 2019 $0.09 normal
Apr 4, 2019 Apr 18, 2019 Mar 20, 2019 $0.09 normal

Wheaton Precious Metals dividend payout ratio

What is Wheaton Precious Metals dividend payout ratio compared to the sector

Payout ratio

WPM has a payout ratio of 50.8% which is higher than the Basic Materials sector and the industry average. In comparison with the Basic Materials sector average of 37%, Wheaton Precious Metals's payout ratio is 37% higher.

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

Frequently asked questions

Does Wheaton Precious Metals pay a dividend?

Yes, Wheaton Precious Metals has been paying dividends for the last 12 years.

When is Wheaton Precious Metals's next dividend?

WPM hasn't announced its next dividend date yet, however if we take into account its recent dividend schedule, it is likely that its next dividend will be in February 2024.

When was WPM's last dividend?

Wheaton Precious Metals's last regular dividend was on Nov 27, 2023 (ex-date) with the amount of $0.15 per share.

How much dividend does Wheaton Precious Metals pay (per share)?

On an annual basis WPM pays $0.6 per share.

What is Wheaton Precious Metals's dividend yield?

Wheaton Precious Metals's current dividend yield is 1.51%.

How often does Wheaton Precious Metals pay dividends?

Wheaton Precious Metals pays dividends quarterly.

What is Wheaton Precious Metals's dividend payout ratio?

Wheaton Precious Metals's dividend payout ratio is 50.8%.

Does Wheaton Precious Metals pay a good dividend?

Wheaton Precious Metals's dividend yield is less than the Basic Materials sector average.