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ZTS Zoetis dividend history, payout ratio & dates

Zoetis's last quarterly dividend of $0.432 per share was on Jan 18, 2024 (ex-date). The annualized dividend payment of $1.56 per share represents a current dividend yield of 0.96%. The latest ZTS payout of $0.432 marks a dividend growth of 15%.

Key dates

  • ZTS last dividend date: Jan 18, 2024
  • ZTS next dividend date: Apr 18, 2024
ZTS dividend stats
DPS
$1.56
Dividend yield
1.04%
Payout ratio
30.6%
vs. Healthcare sector
Dividend yield
1.88%
Payout ratio
35.4%

Dividend yield

What is Zoetis current dividend yield

ZTS has a dividend yield of 0.96% which is below the Healthcare sector, the industry and its peers average. In comparison with its Healthcare sector average of 1.88%, Zoetis's dividend yield is 49% lower. The historical 5-year average of ZTS's dividend yield is 0.6%, which is lower than the current yield.

Dividend history

What is ZTS dividend payout history and dates

Zoetis has a history of paying dividends since 2013. Our records of ZTS show that the company has distributed four quarterly dividends in the past year. The annualized dividend per share has increased by 15% for the last twelve months. And with the stock price down by 5% from a year ago, the dividend yield has increased by 22%.

Recent dividends

Ex-date Payment date Declared on Amount Type
Jan 18, 2024 Mar 1, 2024 Dec 7, 2023 $0.432 normal
Oct 31, 2023 Dec 1, 2023 Oct 12, 2023 $0.375 normal
Jul 20, 2023 Sep 1, 2023 May 11, 2023 $0.375 normal
Apr 20, 2023 Jun 1, 2023 Feb 8, 2023 $0.375 normal
Jan 19, 2023 Mar 1, 2023 Dec 8, 2022 $0.375 normal
Oct 31, 2022 Dec 1, 2022 Oct 13, 2022 $0.325 normal
Jul 20, 2022 Sep 1, 2022 May 19, 2022 $0.325 normal
Apr 20, 2022 Jun 1, 2022 Feb 8, 2022 $0.325 normal
Jan 19, 2022 Mar 1, 2022 Dec 7, 2021 $0.325 normal
Oct 28, 2021 Dec 1, 2021 Oct 14, 2021 $0.25 normal
Jul 20, 2021 Sep 1, 2021 May 20, 2021 $0.25 normal
Apr 20, 2021 Jun 1, 2021 Feb 10, 2021 $0.25 normal
Jan 19, 2021 Mar 1, 2021 Dec 9, 2020 $0.25 normal
Oct 20, 2020 Dec 1, 2020 Oct 7, 2020 $0.2 normal
Jul 16, 2020 Sep 1, 2020 May 20, 2020 $0.2 normal
Apr 16, 2020 Jun 1, 2020 Feb 11, 2020 $0.2 normal
Jan 16, 2020 Mar 3, 2020 Dec 11, 2019 $0.2 normal
Oct 21, 2019 Dec 2, 2019 Oct 3, 2019 $0.164 normal
Jul 18, 2019 Sep 3, 2019 May 15, 2019 $0.164 normal
Apr 17, 2019 Jun 3, 2019 Feb 12, 2019 $0.164 normal
Jan 17, 2019 Mar 1, 2019 Dec 12, 2018 $0.164 normal
Nov 19, 2018 Dec 3, 2018 Oct 10, 2018 $0.126 normal
Jul 19, 2018 Sep 4, 2018 May 15, 2018 $0.126 normal
Apr 19, 2018 Jun 1, 2018 Feb 13, 2018 $0.126 normal
Jan 18, 2018 Mar 1, 2018 Dec 11, 2017 $0.126 normal
Nov 8, 2017 Dec 1, 2017 Oct 5, 2017 $0.105 normal
Jun 13, 2017 Sep 1, 2017 May 11, 2017 $0.105 normal
Apr 4, 2017 Jun 1, 2017 Feb 14, 2017 $0.105 normal
Jan 18, 2017 Mar 1, 2017 Dec 6, 2016 $0.105 normal
Nov 1, 2016 Dec 1, 2016 Oct 6, 2016 $0.095 normal
Jun 28, 2016 Aug 30, 2016 $0.095 normal
Apr 5, 2016 Jun 1, 2016 Feb 19, 2016 $0.095 normal
Jan 19, 2016 Mar 1, 2016 $0.095 normal
Nov 3, 2015 Dec 1, 2015 $0.083 normal
Aug 11, 2015 Sep 1, 2015 Jul 21, 2015 $0.083 normal

Zoetis dividend payout ratio

What is Zoetis dividend payout ratio compared to the sector

Payout ratio

ZTS has a payout ratio of 30.6% which is lower than the Healthcare sector average. In comparison with the Healthcare sector average of 35.4%, Zoetis's payout ratio is 14% lower.

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

ZTS dividend vs peer dividends

How does ZTS dividend compare to its peers' dividends
Name Dividend yield DPS Payout ratio
PFE Pfizer Inc 6.38% $1.65 434.2%
PAHC Phibro Animal Health Corp 3.66% $0.48 129.7%
MRK Merck & Co Inc 2.39% $3 2,142.9%
ZTS Zoetis Inc 1.04% $1.56 30.6%
LLY ELI LILLY & Co 0.62% $4.69 80.6%

Frequently asked questions

Does Zoetis pay a dividend?

Yes, Zoetis has paid four dividends in the last twelve months. ZTS has been paying dividends since 2013.

When is Zoetis's next dividend?

ZTS's next dividend date is Apr 18, 2024 (ex-date).

When was ZTS's last dividend?

Zoetis's last dividend ex-date was on Jan 18, 2024. The dividend amount was $0.432 per share.

How much dividend does Zoetis pay (per share)?

On an annual basis ZTS pays $1.56 per share.

What is Zoetis's dividend yield?

Zoetis's current dividend yield is 0.96%.

How often does Zoetis pay dividends?

Zoetis has a quarterly dividend frequency.

What is Zoetis's dividend payout ratio?

The dividend payout ratio of Zoetis is 30.6%.

Does Zoetis pay a good dividend?

Zoetis's dividend yield is lower than the Healthcare sector average.