Merck & Co., Inc. (MRK) Dividend Yield, Date & History

$127.50
+0.56 (+0.44%)
(As of 11:03 AM ET)

Dividend Summary

Dividend Yield
2.42%
Annual Dividend
$3.08
Dividend Increase
Track Record
13 Years
Annualized 3-Year
Dividend Growth
6.08%
Dividend Payout Ratio
2,200.00%
Recent
Dividend Payment
Apr. 5
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Merck & Co., Inc. vs. The Competition

TypeMerck & Co., Inc.Medical CompaniesNYSE Companies
Annual Dividend$3.08$6.38$1.51
Dividend Yield2.43%554.78%358.63%
Annualized 3-Year Dividend Growth6.08%1,905.78%1,317.49%
Track Record13 years13 years9 years

Merck & Co., Inc. Dividend Payout Ratio

TypePayout Ratio
Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings2,200.00%
Based on This Year's Estimates35.86%
Based on Next Year's Estimates31.17%
Based on Cashflow100.33%

Merck & Co., Inc. Dividend History by Quarter

AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
1/23/2024quarterly$0.772.6%3/14/20243/15/20244/5/2024
11/28/2023quarterly$0.773%12/14/202312/15/20231/8/2024
7/25/2023quarterly$0.732.7%9/14/20239/15/202310/6/2023
5/23/2023quarterly$0.732.6%6/14/20236/15/20237/10/2023
1/24/2023quarterly$0.732.7%3/14/20233/15/20234/10/2023
11/29/2022quarterly$0.732.7%12/14/202212/15/20221/9/2023
7/26/2022Quarterly$0.693.03%9/14/20229/15/202210/7/2022
5/24/2022Quarterly$0.692.94%6/14/20226/15/20227/8/2022
1/25/2022Quarterly$0.693.49%3/14/20223/15/20224/7/2022
11/30/2021Quarterly$0.693.71%12/14/202112/15/20211/7/2022
7/27/2021Quarterly$0.653.32%9/14/20219/15/202110/7/2021
5/25/2021Quarterly$0.653.37%6/14/20216/15/20217/7/2021
5/25/2021Quarterly$0.653.42%6/14/20216/15/20217/7/2021
6/1/2021$0.653.42%6/3/20216/4/20216/2/2021
1/27/2021quarterly$0.653.4%3/12/20213/15/20214/7/2021
11/17/2020Quarterly$0.653.24%12/14/202012/15/20201/8/2021
7/29/2020quarterly$0.613.1%9/14/20209/15/202010/7/2020
5/26/2020Quarterly$0.613.15%6/12/20206/15/20207/7/2020
1/29/2020quarterly$0.612.8%3/13/20203/16/20204/7/2020
11/19/2019Quarterly$0.612.86%12/13/201912/16/20191/8/2020
7/23/2019quarterly$0.552.68%9/13/20199/16/201910/7/2019
5/28/2019quarterly$0.552.74%6/14/20196/17/20197/8/2019
1/29/2019quarterly$0.552.99%3/14/20193/15/20194/5/2019
10/25/2018quarterly$0.553.12%12/14/201812/17/20181/8/2019
7/24/2018quarterly$0.483.03%9/14/20189/17/201810/5/2018
5/22/2018quarterly$0.483.28%6/14/20186/15/20187/9/2018
1/23/2018quarterly$0.483.52%3/14/20183/15/20184/6/2018
11/28/2017quarterly$0.4812/14/201712/15/20171/8/2018
7/25/2017quarterly$0.479/14/20179/15/201710/6/2017
5/23/2017quarterly$0.472.9%6/13/20176/15/20177/10/2017
2/28/2017quarterly$0.473/13/20173/15/20174/7/2017
11/22/2016quarterly$0.473.05%12/13/201612/15/20161/9/2017
7/26/2016quarterly$0.463.14%9/13/20169/15/201610/7/2016
5/24/2016quarterly$0.463.25%6/13/20166/15/20167/8/2016
2/23/2016quarterly$0.463.64%3/11/20163/15/20164/7/2016
11/24/2015quarterly$0.463.43%12/11/201512/15/20151/8/2016
7/22/2015quarterly$0.453.1%9/11/20159/15/201510/7/2015
5/26/2015quarterly$0.453.03%6/11/20156/15/20157/8/2015
2/24/2015quarterly$0.453.05%3/12/20153/16/20154/8/2015
11/25/2014quarterly$0.453.01%12/11/201412/15/20141/8/2015
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7/23/2014quarterly$0.443.02%9/11/20149/15/201410/7/2014
5/27/2014quarterly$0.443.12%6/12/20146/16/20147/8/2014
2/25/2014quarterly$0.443.13%3/13/20143/17/20144/7/2014
11/26/2013quarterly$0.443.53%12/12/201312/16/20131/8/2014
7/24/2013quarterly$0.433.57%9/12/20139/16/201310/7/2013
5/28/2013quarterly$0.433.67%6/13/20136/17/20137/8/2013
2/26/2013quarterly$0.434%3/13/20133/15/20134/5/2013
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Merck & Co., Inc. Dividend - Frequently Asked Questions

What is Merck & Co., Inc.'s dividend yield?

The current dividend yield for Merck & Co., Inc. is 2.43%. Learn more on MRK's dividend yield history.

How much is Merck & Co., Inc.'s annual dividend?

The annual dividend for MRK shares is $3.08. Learn more on MRK's annual dividend history.

How often does Merck & Co., Inc. pay dividends?

Merck & Co., Inc. pays quarterly dividends to shareholders.

When was Merck & Co., Inc.'s most recent dividend payment?

Merck & Co., Inc.'s most recent quarterly dividend payment of $0.77 per share was made to shareholders on Friday, April 5, 2024.

When was Merck & Co., Inc.'s most recent ex-dividend date?

Merck & Co., Inc.'s most recent ex-dividend date was Thursday, March 14, 2024.

Is Merck & Co., Inc.'s dividend growing?

Over the past three years, the company's dividend has grown by an average of 6.08% per year.

What track record does Merck & Co., Inc. have of raising its dividend?

Merck & Co., Inc. has increased its dividend for the past 13 consecutive years.

When did Merck & Co., Inc. last increase or decrease its dividend?

The most recent change in the company's dividend was an increase of $0.04 on Tuesday, November 28, 2023.

What is Merck & Co., Inc.'s dividend payout ratio?
The dividend payout ratio for MRK is:
  • 2,200.00% based on the trailing year of earnings
  • 35.86% based on this year's estimates
  • 31.17% based on next year's estimates
  • 100.33% based on cash flow
This page (NYSE:MRK) was last updated on 4/23/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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