SONC Sonic Corporation

  • SONC
  • Price as of: Jan 18, 04:00 PM EST
  • $25.52
  • +$0.18
  • +0.7%
  • Industry
  • Restaurants

SONC Stock Dividend Data

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  • Dividend Yield
    2.19% Services Average 1.93%
  • Annualized Payout
    $0.56 Paid Quarterly
  • Payout Ratio
    44.8% EPS $1.25
  • Dividend Growth
    2 yrs Since 2015
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Metric SONC Rank SONC Avg Ranking Notes
Relative Strength 1 year return is considerably higher than Benchmark/Peers/Broader Market/Analyst Expectations
Overall Yield Attractiveness Yield is lower than Benchmark/Peers/Broader Market/Analyst Expectations
Dividend Reliability Above average payout ratio. Slightly higher than Benchmark/Peers/Broader Market/Analyst Expectations
Dividend Uptrend Dividends are good, growing as per Benchmark/Peers/Broader Market/Analyst Expectations
Earnings Growth EPS growth is at par with Benchmark/Peers/Broader Market/Analyst Expectations
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Growth History

SONC Dividend Growth History

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Annualized Growth
Last 5 Yrs
Annualized Growth
Last 3 Yrs
Years of
NA% 23.7% 2 years
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Historical Annual Dividend Data & Growth

SONC Historical Annual Dividend Data & Growth

Payout Amount Calendar Year Annual Growth
$0.4700 2016 23.7%
$0.3800 2015 322.2%
$0.0900 2014 NA
Historical Dividend Data

SONC Dividend History

Payout Amount Declared Date Ex-Dividend Date Record Date Pay Date ▼ Qualified Dividend? Payout Type Frequency
$0.1400 2016-10-20 2016-11-07 2016-11-09 2016-11-18 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1100 2016-07-07 2016-08-08 2016-08-10 2016-08-19 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1100 2016-04-07 2016-05-09 2016-05-11 2016-05-20 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1100 2016-01-28 2016-02-08 2016-02-10 2016-02-19 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1100 2015-10-15 2015-11-06 2015-11-11 2015-11-20 Yes Unknown unknown
$0.0900 2015-07-09 2015-08-10 2015-08-12 2015-08-21 Yes Unknown unknown
$0.0900 2015-04-09 2015-05-11 2015-05-13 2015-05-22 Yes Unknown unknown
$0.0900 2015-01-29 2015-02-09 2015-02-11 2015-02-20 Yes Unknown unknown
$0.0900 2014-08-07 2014-11-07 2014-11-12 2014-11-21 Yes Unknown unknown
3-for-2 2006-04-06 2006-05-01 2006-04-17 2006-04-28 NM Stock Split NM
3-for-2 2004-04-30 2004-05-24 2004-05-10 2004-05-21 NM Stock Split NM
3-for-2 2002-01-17 2002-02-11 2002-01-28 2002-02-08 NM Stock Split NM
3-for-2 2000-11-14 2000-12-01 2000-11-24 2000-11-30 NM Stock Split NM
3-for-2 1998-05-01 1998-05-15 1998-05-11 1998-05-14 NM Stock Split NM
3-for-2 1995-07-19 1995-08-11 1995-07-31 1995-08-10 NM Stock Split NM

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Exchange: NASDAQ
Sector: Services
Industry: Restaurants

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