Fortescue Metals Group Dividend History ASX FMG Dividends Yield and Payout Ratio

Fortescue Metals Group paid dividend of 147c per share on 24 Mar 2021. The ex-dividend date for this dividend was 01 Mar 2021. The dividend amount was paid at franking rate of 100%. Fortescue Metals Group is paying dividends since or before Mar 2011.

The dividend yield of FMG is 7.14%. The dividend yield is defined as amount of dividend paid divided by the share price.

The average dividend yield in last 5 years is 6.38%. The FMG dividend payout ratio is 59.78%. The dividend payout ratio is defined as dividend amount divided by earning per share (EPS). If the dividend payout ratio is more than 100% then it means the company is paying more in dividend than what it is currently earning. For a good dividend paying company the ideal payout ratio should be less than 70%.

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Fortescue Metals Group (ASX:FMG) Latest Dividend

Following is the latest dividend details announced to the eligible shareholders of Fortescue Metals Group (ASX:FMG). The dividend was paid to those shareholders who held the shares until the ex-dividend date.

Ex. Dividend DateMonday, 01 Mar 2021
Dividend Payment DateWednesday, 24 Mar 2021
Dividend Amount147c
Franking Rate100%
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Fortescue Metals Group Dividend History

Following table shows the history of dividend amount, ex-dividend date, payment date for Fortescue Metals Group.

Ex-DatePay-DateAmountFranking rateType
01 Mar 202124 Mar 2021147c100%
02 Mar 202006 Apr 202076c100%
02 Sep 201902 Oct 201924c100%
22 May 201914 Jun 201960c100%
28 Feb 201922 Mar 201930c100%
31 Aug 201802 Oct 201812c100%
01 Mar 201805 Apr 201811c100%
01 Sep 201703 Oct 201725c100%
02 Mar 201706 Apr 201720c100%
02 Sep 201604 Oct 201612c100%
02 Mar 201607 Apr 20163c100%
03 Sep 201505 Oct 20152c100%
02 Mar 201507 Apr 20153c100%
01 Sep 201403 Oct 201410c100%
27 Feb 201402 Apr 201410c100%
02 Sep 201304 Oct 201310c100%
31 Aug 201202 Oct 20124c100%
07 Mar 201202 Apr 20124c100%
05 Sep 201130 Sep 20114c100%
08 Mar 201131 Mar 20113c0%

Fortescue Metals Group Dividend Frequently Asked Questions

1. What is the ex-dividend date of Fortescue Metals Group (FMG)?

The ex-dividend date for most recent dividend of Fortescue Metals Group was 01 Mar 2021.

2. What is the payment date for most recent dividend of Fortescue Metals Group (FMG)?

As per the latest dividend details, the dividend payment date was 24 Mar 2021.

3. What is the dividend yeild of Fortescue Metals Group (FMG)?

The trailing twelve months dividend yeild of Fortescue Metals Group is 7.14%.

4. How often does the Fortescue Metals Group (FMG) pays Dividends?

In 2020, Fortescue Metals Group paid dividends in Invalid date making its dividend payment frequency 1 times in a year.

5. What is the dividend payout ratio of Fortescue Metals Group (FMG)?

The latest dividend payout ratio of Fortescue Metals Group (FMG) was 59.78%.

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