Merck & Company Inc. (new) (MRK) Dividend History

Merck & Co., Inc. is a global research-driven pharmaceutical company dedicated to putting patients first. Established in 1891, Merck discovers, develops, manufactures and markets vaccines and medicines to address unmet medical needs. The company devotes extensive efforts to increase access to medicines through far-reaching programs that not only donate Merck medicines but help deliver them to the people who need them. Merck also publishes unbiased health information as a not-for-profit service.

Last update 09/24/2020


Dividend Yield Summary

  2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Dividends 1.81 1.85 1.89 1.99 2.26 1.83
Average Price 56.98 59.72 61.99 64.14 82.23 80.99
Yield 3.18% 3.10% 3.05% 3.10% 2.75% 2.26%
• The above Dividend, Average Price, and Yield values for 2020 are year-to-date.

Dividend Dates

Ex Dividend Date 2020-09-14
Dividend Pay Date

DivInfo Metrics ™

52-Week Projected Earnings Per Share 4.12
52-Week Projected Dividends Per Share 2.38
Dividend Cover 1.73 : 1
52-Week Projected Yield 2.87%
52-Week Trailing Yield 2.96%
6-Year Average Yield 2.86%
6-Year Dividend Change 31.49%
6-Year Yearly Dividend Change 5.25%
Number of Dividend Payments (1991-12-02 - 2020-09-14) 111

Dividend History

Date Amount Per Share Note
2020-09-14 $0.61
2020-06-12 $0.61
2020-03-13 $0.61
2019-12-13 $0.61
2019-09-13 $0.55
2019-06-14 $0.55
2019-03-14 $0.55
2018-12-14 $0.55
2018-09-14 $0.48
2018-06-14 $0.48
2018-03-14 $0.48
2017-12-14 $0.48
2017-09-14 $0.47
2017-06-13 $0.47
2017-03-13 $0.47
2016-12-13 $0.47
2016-09-13 $0.46
2016-06-13 $0.46
2016-03-11 $0.46
2015-12-11 $0.46
2015-09-11 $0.45
2015-06-11 $0.45
2015-03-12 $0.45
2014-12-11 $0.45
2014-09-11 $0.44
2014-06-12 $0.44
2014-03-13 $0.44
2013-12-12 $0.44
2013-09-12 $0.43
2013-06-13 $0.43
2013-03-13 $0.43
2012-12-13 $0.43
2012-09-13 $0.42
2012-06-13 $0.42
2012-03-13 $0.42
2011-12-13 $0.42
2011-09-13 $0.38
2011-06-13 $0.38
2011-03-11 $0.38
2010-07-08 $0.38
2009-10-01 $0.38
2009-04-01 $0.38
2008-10-01 $0.38
2008-07-01 $0.38
2008-03-05 $0.38
2007-12-05 $0.38
2007-09-05 $0.38
2007-06-06 $0.38
2007-03-07 $0.38
2006-12-06 $0.38
2006-08-30 $0.38
2006-05-31 $0.38
2006-03-08 $0.38
2005-11-30 $0.38
2005-08-31 $0.38
2005-06-01 $0.38
2005-03-02 $0.38
2004-12-01 $0.38
2004-09-01 $0.38
2004-06-02 $0.37
2004-03-03 $0.37
2003-12-03 $0.37
2003-09-03 $0.37
2003-08-20 $2.88
2003-06-04 $0.36
2003-03-05 $0.36
2002-12-04 $0.36
2002-09-04 $0.36
2002-06-05 $0.35
2002-03-06 $0.35
2001-12-05 $0.35
2001-08-30 $0.35
2001-05-31 $0.34
2001-03-07 $0.34
2000-12-06 $0.34
2000-08-30 $0.34
2000-05-31 $0.29
2000-03-01 $0.29
1999-12-01 $0.29
1999-09-01 $0.29
1999-06-02 $0.27
1999-03-03 $0.27
1998-12-02 $0.27
1998-09-02 $0.27
1998-06-03 $0.22
1998-03-04 $0.22
1997-12-03 $0.22
1997-09-03 $0.22
1997-06-05 $0.21
1997-03-05 $0.21
1996-12-05 $0.20
1996-09-04 $0.20
1996-06-06 $0.17
1996-03-06 $0.17
1995-12-06 $0.17
1995-09-05 $0.17
1995-06-02 $0.15
1995-03-03 $0.15
1994-12-02 $0.15
1994-09-02 $0.15
1994-06-02 $0.14
1994-03-02 $0.14
1993-12-02 $0.14
1993-09-02 $0.14
1993-06-02 $0.13
1993-03-02 $0.13
1992-12-02 $0.13
1992-08-31 $0.13
1992-06-02 $0.12
1992-03-02 $0.12
1991-12-02 $0.10