Disney’s Board of Directors has announced the semi-annual cash dividend for Disney shareholders. This next round of dividend will pay out at 88¢ per share.

What’s happening:

  • The Walt Disney Company Board of Directors today announced a semi-annual cash dividend of 88¢ per share, payable January 16, 2020 to shareholders of record at the close of business on December 16, 2019.
  • The Company last paid a semi-annual dividend of 88¢ per share in July, bringing its total dividends for the fiscal year to $1.76 per share.
  • The Company also announced that it has scheduled its annual shareholders’ meeting for Wednesday, March 11, 2020 in Raleigh, N.C.

What they’re saying:

  • Robert A. Iger, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, The Walt Disney Company: “This has been a monumental year for The Walt Disney Company, marked by the launch of our new streaming service Disney+ and the completion of our acquisition of 21st Century Fox. We are pleased to deliver another substantial dividend to shareholders as we continue to invest in the company’s future.”

Recent Dividend History:

Here is a history of recent Disney dividends from the past four years.

  • July 25, 2019: 88¢
  • January 10, 2019: 88¢
  • July 26, 2018: 84¢
  • January 11, 2018: 84¢
  • July 27, 2017: 78¢
  • January 11, 2017: 78¢
  • July 28, 2016: 71¢
  • January 11, 2016: 71¢