BHP (LSE) - Dividend History and Outstanding Shares

Dividend Rating: 7.48 ✓ Yield 6.80%, Avg. Growth per Year 1.65%, 91.5% Consistency of Payouts and many other metrics.

Dividends per Share Yearly

Number of Payouts Yearly

Outstanding Shares

What is the Trend of BHP`s Outstanding Shares?

The Outstanding Shares of BHP Group Limited are shrinking at a rate of -0.49% per year on average over the last 10 years. The Correlation Coefficent of the Outstanding Shares is -37.78%. Investors should be aware that the price of a stock often is positively affected by a decreasing number of shares.

Did BHP Group Limited ever had a Stock Split?

Yes, last Stock Split was on 2002-07-22 with a factor of 16.5648:15. This reverse stock split decreased the number of shares and increased the price per share by a ratio of .

Year Number of Shares (Mill.) Growth
2023 5078 +0.1%
2022 5073 +0.02%
2021 5072 +0.06%
2020 5069 -0.02%
2019 5070 -4.66%
2018 5318 -0.51%
2017 5345.47 +0.18%
2016 5336 +0.26%
2015 5322 -0.22%
2014 5334 -0.06%
2013 5337 -0.02%
2012 5338 +6.81%
2011 4997.51 +13.39%
2010 4407.4
2007 5575.38 -5.99%
2006 5930.77 +109.3%
2005 2833.61 -4.36%
2004 2962.92 +40.61%
2003 2107.14 -32.18%
2002 3106.97 -3.01%
2001 3203.37 +4.24%
2000 3073.16
1999 3073.16

Dividend Yields, Growth & Consistency

Overall Dividend Rating 7.48
Dividends Paid 12m 1.52 Yield 12m 6.80%
Dividends Paid Average 5y 2.17 Yield Average 5y 9.72%
Growth Rate 5y 1.65% Yield on Cost 5y 12.00%
Payout Consistency 91.5% First Payout 1998-03-09
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Dividend History - Last 25 Dividends (Paid in GBP)

Date Period Dividend Rate Growth
2024-03-07 0.72 -10%
2023-09-07 0.8 -11.1%
2023-03-09 0.9 -48.6%
2022-09-01 1.75 16.7%
2022-02-24 1.5 -25%
2021-09-02 Final 2 98%
2021-03-04 Interim 1.01 83.6%
2020-09-03 Final 0.55 -15.4%
2020-03-05 Interim 0.65 -16.7%
2019-09-05 Final 0.78 41.8%
2019-03-07 Interim 0.55 -46.1%
2019-01-10 Special 1.02 61.9%
2018-09-06 Final 0.63 14.5%
2018-03-08 Interim 0.55 27.9%
2017-09-07 Final 0.43 7.5%
2017-03-09 Interim 0.4 278.8%
2016-09-01 Final 0.10561 -5%
2016-03-10 Interim 0.11115 -72.4%
2015-09-10 Final 0.40255 -4.2%
2015-03-12 Interim 0.4202 10.6%
2014-09-03 Final 0.38003 7.9%
2014-03-05 Interim 0.35227 -6.9%
2013-09-04 Final 0.37824 -0.5%
2013-03-06 Interim 0.37997 6.4%
2012-09-05 Final 0.35704

  • BHP`s 6.80% Dividend Yield is calculated by dividing the dividend payments of the last 12-Months (TTM) of 1.52 GBP by the current stock price.
  • 12.00% Yield on Cost is the effective dividend income you'd receive today if you purchased the stock five years ago (Rate of the last 12 Months 1.52 divided by price 5 years ago).
  • The 91.5% Payout Consistency of BHP Dividends gauges Stability (Values above 80%) or Fragility (Values under 60%).
  • The Average Dividend Growth Rate of 1.65% per year in the last 5-Years showcases BHP`s commitment to shareholders. Steady or increasing dividends over time can be a sign of a healthy financial outlook.
The Overall Dividend Rating of 7.48 is quantified on a scale from 0 to 100.
Ratings surpassing 50 are regarded as favorable, while those exceeding 75 are exceptionally strong. The calculations includes: Yield, Yield on Cost, Consistency of Payouts and Growth Rates over time.