Verizon Communications Inc (VZ) Dividend History

Verizon Communications Inc. is an American multinational telecommunications conglomerate and a corporate component of the Dow Jones Industrial Average. The company is based at 1095 Avenue of the Americas in Midtown Manhattan, New York City, but is incorporated in Delaware. In 1984, the United States Department of Justice mandated AT&T Corporation to break up the Bell System into seven companies, each a Regional Bell Operating Company , commonly referred to as "Baby Bells". Bell Atlantic, one of the Baby Bells, came into existence the same year, consisting of the separate operating companies New Jersey Bell, Bell of Pennsylvania, Diamond State Telephone, and C&P Telephone, with a trading area from New Jersey to Virginia.

Last update 04/11/2021


Dividend Yield Summary

  2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
Dividends 2.26 2.92 2.37 2.42 2.49 1.26
Average Price 50.48 47.79 52.06 58.05 57.75 56.59
Yield 4.48% 6.11% 4.55% 4.17% 4.31% 2.23%
• The above Dividend, Average Price, and Yield values for 2021 are year-to-date.

Dividend Dates

Ex Dividend Date 2021-04-08
Dividend Pay Date

DivInfo Metrics ™

52-Week Projected Earnings Per Share 4.30
52-Week Projected Dividends Per Share 2.43
Dividend Cover 1.77 : 1
52-Week Projected Yield 4.22%
52-Week Trailing Yield 4.36%
6-Year Average Yield 4.25%
6-Year Dividend Change 7.52%
6-Year Yearly Dividend Change 1.25%
Number of Dividend Payments (1990-07-03 - 2021-04-08) 124

Dividend History

Date Amount Per Share Note
2021-04-08 $0.63
2021-01-07 $0.63
2020-10-08 $0.63
2020-07-09 $0.62
2020-04-09 $0.62
2020-01-09 $0.62
2019-10-09 $0.62
2019-07-09 $0.60
2019-04-09 $0.60
2019-01-09 $0.60
2018-10-09 $0.60
2018-07-09 $0.59
2018-04-09 $0.59
2018-01-09 $0.59
2017-10-09 $0.59
2017-10-06 $0.59
2017-07-06 $0.58
2017-04-06 $0.58
2017-01-06 $0.58
2016-10-05 $0.58
2016-07-06 $0.56
2016-04-06 $0.56
2016-01-06 $0.56
2015-10-07 $0.56
2015-07-08 $0.55
2015-04-08 $0.55
2015-01-07 $0.55
2014-10-08 $0.55
2014-07-08 $0.53
2014-04-08 $0.53
2014-01-08 $0.53
2013-10-08 $0.53
2013-07-08 $0.52
2013-04-08 $0.52
2013-01-08 $0.52
2012-10-05 $0.52
2012-07-06 $0.50
2012-04-05 $0.50
2012-01-06 $0.50
2011-10-05 $0.50
2011-07-06 $0.49
2011-04-06 $0.49
2011-01-06 $0.49
2010-08-02 $0.47
2010-02-01 $0.47
2009-11-02 $0.47
2009-08-03 $0.46
2009-05-01 $0.46
2009-02-02 $0.46
2008-11-03 $0.46
2008-08-01 $0.43
2008-04-08 $0.43
2008-04-01 $0.17
2008-01-08 $0.43
2007-10-05 $0.43
2007-07-06 $0.41
2007-04-05 $0.41
2007-01-08 $0.41
2006-11-20 $1.31
2006-10-05 $0.41
2006-07-06 $0.41
2006-04-06 $0.41
2006-01-06 $0.41
2005-10-05 $0.41
2005-07-06 $0.41
2005-04-06 $0.41
2005-01-06 $0.38
2004-10-06 $0.38
2004-07-07 $0.38
2004-04-06 $0.38
2004-01-07 $0.38
2003-10-08 $0.38
2003-07-08 $0.38
2003-04-08 $0.38
2003-01-08 $0.38
2002-10-08 $0.38
2002-07-08 $0.38
2002-04-08 $0.38
2002-01-08 $0.38
2001-10-05 $0.38
2001-07-06 $0.38
2001-04-06 $0.38
2001-01-08 $0.38
2000-10-05 $0.38
2000-07-06 $0.05
2000-07-03 $0.38
2000-04-06 $0.38
2000-01-06 $0.38
1999-10-06 $0.38
1999-07-07 $0.39
1999-04-07 $0.38
1999-01-06 $0.38
1998-10-07 $0.38
1998-07-08 $0.38
1998-04-07 $0.38
1998-01-07 $0.38
1997-10-08 $0.38
1997-04-08 $0.37
1997-01-08 $0.36
1996-10-08 $0.36
1996-07-08 $0.36
1996-04-08 $0.36
1996-01-08 $0.35
1995-10-05 $0.35
1995-07-06 $0.35
1995-04-04 $0.35
1995-01-04 $0.34
1994-10-04 $0.34
1994-07-05 $0.34
1994-04-05 $0.34
1994-01-04 $0.34
1993-07-02 $0.34
1993-04-02 $0.34
1993-01-05 $0.32
1992-10-05 $0.32
1992-07-06 $0.32
1992-04-06 $0.32
1992-01-06 $0.31
1991-10-04 $0.31
1991-07-03 $0.31
1991-04-04 $0.31
1991-01-04 $0.29
1990-10-03 $0.29
1990-07-03 $0.29