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WRK WestRock dividend history, payout ratio & dates

WestRock's most recent quarterly dividend payment of $0.25 per share was made to shareholders on record before May 11, 2022. The payout stands at $0.99 per share annually, which works out to a dividend yield of 2.17%.

Key dates

  • WRK last dividend date: May 11, 2022
  • WRK next dividend date: Not announced
WRK dividend stats
DPS
$0.99
Dividend yield
2.17%
Payout ratio
33%
vs. Consumer Cyclical sector
Dividend yield
2.52%
Payout ratio
33.1%

Dividend yield

What is WestRock current dividend yield

WestRock's dividend yield of 2.17% is above its peers average but below the Consumer Cyclical sector and the industry average.

Dividend history

What is WRK dividend payout history and dates

WestRock has been paying dividends for the last seven years. According to our data WRK has issued four quarterly dividends in the last twelve months. The annualized DPS has increased by 18% for the last year. And since the stock price has gone down by 21% from a year ago, the dividend yield has increased by 50%.

Recent dividends

Declared on Ex-date Payment date Amount Type
Apr 29, 2022 May 11, 2022 May 24, 2022 $0.25 normal
Jan 27, 2022 Feb 10, 2022 Feb 23, 2022 $0.25 normal
Oct 28, 2021 Nov 9, 2021 Nov 23, 2021 $0.25 normal
Jul 30, 2021 Aug 12, 2021 Aug 24, 2021 $0.24 normal
May 5, 2021 May 18, 2021 May 28, 2021 $0.24 normal
Jan 29, 2021 Feb 10, 2021 Feb 23, 2021 $0.2 normal
Oct 30, 2020 Nov 12, 2020 Nov 24, 2020 $0.2 normal
Jul 30, 2020 Aug 13, 2020 Aug 25, 2020 $0.2 normal
May 5, 2020 May 18, 2020 May 28, 2020 $0.2 normal
Jan 31, 2020 Feb 13, 2020 Feb 26, 2020 $0.465 normal
Nov 7, 2019 Nov 18, 2019 Dec 3, 2019 $0.465 normal
Jul 26, 2019 Aug 8, 2019 Aug 20, 2019 $0.455 normal
Apr 26, 2019 May 9, 2019 May 20, 2019 $0.455 normal
Feb 1, 2019 Feb 14, 2019 Feb 25, 2019 $0.455 normal
Oct 26, 2018 Nov 8, 2018 Nov 19, 2018 $0.455 normal
Jul 27, 2018 Aug 9, 2018 Aug 20, 2018 $0.43 normal
Apr 20, 2018 May 3, 2018 May 14, 2018 $0.43 normal
Feb 2, 2018 Feb 15, 2018 Feb 26, 2018 $0.43 normal
Oct 27, 2017 Nov 9, 2017 Nov 20, 2017 $0.43 normal
Jul 28, 2017 Aug 9, 2017 Aug 21, 2017 $0.4 normal
Apr 20, 2017 May 3, 2017 May 15, 2017 $0.4 normal
Jan 27, 2017 Feb 8, 2017 Feb 20, 2017 $0.4 normal
Nov 4, 2016 Nov 17, 2016 Nov 30, 2016 $0.4 normal
Jul 29, 2016 Aug 10, 2016 Aug 22, 2016 $0.375 normal
Apr 22, 2016 May 4, 2016 May 16, 2016 $0.375 normal
Feb 2, 2016 Feb 10, 2016 Feb 25, 2016 $0.375 normal
Oct 30, 2015 Nov 17, 2015 Dec 2, 2015 $0.375 normal

Dividend payout ratio

What is WestRock dividend payout ratio compared to the sector

Payout ratio

WestRock's payout ratio of 33% is below the Consumer Cyclical sector and the industry average.

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