Norfolk Southern Corporation (NSC) Dividend History

Norfolk Southern Corp., a Virginia-based holding company, owns two major freight railroads, Norfolk Southern Railway Company and Norfolk Western Railway Company, which operates in numerous states, the District of Columbia and the Province of Ontario. (Company Press Release)

Last update 11/29/2020


Dividend Yield Summary

  2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Dividends 2.95 2.36 2.44 3.04 3.60 3.76
Average Price 92.02 94.52 122.38 156.35 185.80 190.03
Yield 3.21% 2.50% 1.99% 1.94% 1.94% 1.98%
• The above Dividend, Average Price, and Yield values for 2020 are year-to-date.

Dividend Dates

Ex Dividend Date 2020-11-05
Dividend Pay Date

DivInfo Metrics ™

52-Week Projected Earnings Per Share 7.80
52-Week Projected Dividends Per Share 3.76
Dividend Cover 2.07 : 1
52-Week Projected Yield 1.55%
52-Week Trailing Yield 1.98%
6-Year Average Yield 2.16%
6-Year Dividend Change 27.46%
6-Year Yearly Dividend Change 4.58%
Number of Dividend Payments (1991-07-29 - 2020-11-05) 114

Dividend History

Date Amount Per Share Note
2020-11-05 $0.94
2020-08-06 $0.94
2020-05-07 $0.94
2020-02-06 $0.94
2019-10-31 $0.94
2019-08-02 $0.94
2019-05-02 $0.86
2019-02-01 $0.86
2018-11-01 $0.80
2018-08-03 $0.80
2018-05-03 $0.72
2018-02-01 $0.72
2017-11-02 $0.61
2017-08-03 $0.61
2017-05-03 $0.61
2017-02-01 $0.61
2016-11-02 $0.59
2016-08-04 $0.59
2016-05-04 $0.59
2016-02-03 $0.59
2015-11-04 $0.59
2015-08-05 $0.59
2015-05-06 $0.59
2015-04-29 $0.59
2015-02-04 $0.59
2014-11-05 $0.57
2014-07-30 $0.57
2014-04-30 $0.54
2014-02-05 $0.54
2013-10-30 $0.52
2013-07-31 $0.52
2013-05-01 $0.50
2013-01-30 $0.50
2012-10-31 $0.50
2012-08-09 $0.50
2012-05-02 $0.47
2012-02-01 $0.47
2011-11-02 $0.43
2011-08-03 $0.43
2011-05-04 $0.40
2011-02-02 $0.40
2010-09-10 $0.36
2010-06-10 $0.34
2010-03-10 $0.34
2009-12-10 $0.34
2009-09-10 $0.34
2008-09-10 $0.32
2008-01-30 $0.29
2007-10-31 $0.26
2007-08-01 $0.26
2007-05-02 $0.22
2007-01-31 $0.22
2006-11-01 $0.18
2006-08-02 $0.18
2006-05-03 $0.16
2006-02-01 $0.16
2005-11-02 $0.13
2005-08-03 $0.13
2005-05-04 $0.11
2005-02-02 $0.11
2004-11-03 $0.10
2004-08-04 $0.10
2004-05-05 $0.08
2004-02-04 $0.08
2003-11-05 $0.08
2003-07-30 $0.08
2003-04-30 $0.07
2003-02-05 $0.07
2002-10-30 $0.07
2002-07-31 $0.07
2002-05-01 $0.06
2002-01-30 $0.06
2001-10-31 $0.06
2001-08-01 $0.06
2001-05-02 $0.06
2001-01-31 $0.06
2000-11-01 $0.20
2000-08-02 $0.20
2000-05-03 $0.20
2000-02-02 $0.20
1999-11-03 $0.20
1999-08-04 $0.20
1999-05-05 $0.20
1999-02-03 $0.20
1998-11-04 $0.20
1998-08-05 $0.20
1998-04-29 $0.20
1998-02-04 $0.20
1997-11-05 $0.20
1997-07-30 $0.20
1997-04-30 $0.20
1997-02-05 $0.20
1996-10-30 $0.19
1996-07-31 $0.19
1996-05-01 $0.19
1996-01-31 $0.19
1995-11-01 $0.17
1995-08-02 $0.17
1995-05-01 $0.17
1995-01-30 $0.17
1994-10-31 $0.16
1994-08-01 $0.16
1994-05-02 $0.16
1994-01-31 $0.16
1993-11-01 $0.16
1993-08-02 $0.16
1993-05-03 $0.15
1993-02-01 $0.15
1992-11-02 $0.15
1992-08-03 $0.15
1992-05-04 $0.15
1992-02-03 $0.15
1991-10-28 $0.13
1991-07-29 $0.13