Back to YUM overview

YUM Yum Brands dividend history, payout ratio & dates

Yum Brands's latest quarterly dividend of $0.57 per share was on Nov 23, 2022 (ex-date). At an annualized rate of $2.28 per share, the stock yields 1.8%.

Key dates

  • YUM last dividend date: Nov 23, 2022
  • YUM next dividend date: Not announced
YUM dividend stats
DPS
$2.28
Dividend yield
1.8%
Payout ratio
51.2%
vs. Consumer Cyclical sector
Dividend yield
2.42%
Payout ratio
31.3%

Dividend yield

What is Yum Brands current dividend yield

YUM has a dividend yield of 1.8% which is below the Consumer Cyclical sector, the industry and its peers average. Compared to its Consumer Cyclical sector average of 2.42%, Yum Brands's dividend yield is 26% lower. Historically YUM's dividend yield has averaged at 1.7% in the last 5 years, which is below the current yield.

Dividend history

What is YUM dividend payout history and dates

Yum Brands has a dividend history dating as far as 2002, but lately the company has recorded 18 consecutive years of dividend payments. Our records of YUM show that the company has distributed four quarterly dividends in the past year. The annualized dividend per share has an increase of 14% for the last twelve months. And with the price of the stock up by 1.8% from a year ago, the dividend yield has an increase of 12%.

Recent dividends

Ex-date Payment date Declared on Amount Type
Nov 23, 2022 Dec 9, 2022 Nov 14, 2022 $0.57 normal
Aug 26, 2022 Sep 9, 2022 Aug 18, 2022 $0.57 normal
May 26, 2022 Jun 10, 2022 May 19, 2022 $0.57 normal
Feb 17, 2022 Mar 11, 2022 Feb 7, 2022 $0.57 normal
Nov 24, 2021 Dec 10, 2021 Nov 11, 2021 $0.5 normal
Aug 26, 2021 Sep 10, 2021 Aug 11, 2021 $0.5 normal
May 27, 2021 Jun 11, 2021 May 10, 2021 $0.5 normal
Feb 11, 2021 Mar 12, 2021 Feb 1, 2021 $0.5 normal
Nov 24, 2020 Dec 11, 2020 Nov 12, 2020 $0.47 normal
Aug 25, 2020 Sep 11, 2020 Aug 13, 2020 $0.47 normal
May 28, 2020 Jun 12, 2020 May 14, 2020 $0.47 normal
Feb 13, 2020 Mar 6, 2020 Jan 24, 2020 $0.47 normal
Nov 20, 2019 Dec 6, 2019 Nov 11, 2019 $0.42 normal
Aug 16, 2019 Sep 6, 2019 Aug 9, 2019 $0.42 normal
May 15, 2019 Jun 7, 2019 May 6, 2019 $0.42 normal
Feb 13, 2019 Mar 8, 2019 Jan 25, 2019 $0.42 normal
Nov 23, 2018 Dec 7, 2018 Nov 16, 2018 $0.36 normal
Aug 17, 2018 Sep 7, 2018 Aug 10, 2018 $0.36 normal
May 15, 2018 Jun 8, 2018 Apr 25, 2018 $0.36 normal
Feb 13, 2018 Mar 9, 2018 Jan 26, 2018 $0.36 normal
Nov 14, 2017 Dec 8, 2017 Oct 23, 2017 $0.3 normal
Jul 12, 2017 Aug 4, 2017 May 19, 2017 $0.3 normal
Apr 11, 2017 May 5, 2017 Mar 24, 2017 $0.3 normal
Jan 11, 2017 Feb 3, 2017 Dec 21, 2016 $0.3 normal
Oct 17, 2016 Nov 4, 2016 Sep 26, 2016 $0.51 normal
Jul 13, 2016 Aug 5, 2016 $0.46 normal
Apr 13, 2016 May 6, 2016 $0.46 normal
Jan 13, 2016 Feb 5, 2016 $0.46 normal
Oct 14, 2015 Nov 6, 2015 Oct 6, 2015 $0.46 normal

Yum Brands dividend payout ratio

What is Yum Brands dividend payout ratio compared to the sector

Payout ratio

YUM has a payout ratio of 51.2% which is higher than the Consumer Cyclical sector and the industry average but lower than its peers average. If we compare it with the Consumer Cyclical sector average of 31.3%, Yum Brands's payout ratio is 64% higher.

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

YUM dividend vs peer dividends

How does YUM dividend compare to its peers' dividends
Name Dividend yield DPS Payout ratio
JACK Jack In The Box Inc 2.43% $1.76 32.2%
WEN Wendy's Co 2.23% $0.5 56.3%
SBUX Starbucks Corp 2.07% $2.04 71.6%
MCD Mcdonalds Corp 2.02% $5.52 69%
YUM Yum Brands Inc 1.8% $2.28 51.2%
DPZ Dominos Pizza Inc 1.11% $4.24 33.9%

Frequently asked questions

Does Yum Brands pay a dividend?

Yes, Yum Brands has been paying dividends for the last 18 years.

When is Yum Brands's next dividend?

At this point we don't have a record of YUM's next dividend date, but based on the current dividend schedule we project that it will likely be in February 2023.

When was YUM's last dividend?

Yum Brands's last dividend ex-date was on Nov 23, 2022. The dividend amount was $0.57 per share.

How much dividend does Yum Brands pay (per share)?

YUM's annualized dividend per share is $2.28.

What is Yum Brands's dividend yield?

The current dividend yield of Yum Brands is 1.8%.

How often does Yum Brands pay dividends?

Yum Brands pays dividends quarterly.

What is Yum Brands's dividend payout ratio?

The dividend payout ratio of Yum Brands is 51.2%.

Does Yum Brands pay a good dividend?

Yum Brands's dividend yield is below the Consumer Cyclical sector average.