Weis Markets Continues Support to Investors while Adjusting Profits, Adapting to Market Pressures


Today, March 04, 2024, marks an important moment for investors of Weis Markets WMK. The company will distribute a dividend payout of $0.34 per share, demonstrating an annualized dividend yield of 2.27%. Remember, only shareholders prior to the ex-dividend date on February 15, 2024 are eligible for this payout.

Weis Markets Recent Dividend Payouts

Ex-Date Payments per year Dividend Yield Announced Record Payable
2024-02-15 4 $0.34 2.27% 2024-02-08 2024-02-19 2024-03-04
2023-11-03 4 $0.34 2.1% 2023-10-26 2023-11-06 2023-11-20
2023-08-04 4 $0.34 2.02% 2023-07-27 2023-08-07 2023-08-21
2023-05-05 4 $0.34 1.63% 2023-04-27 2023-05-08 2023-05-22
2023-02-10 4 $0.34 1.57% 2023-02-02 2023-02-13 2023-02-27
2022-11-04 4 $0.34 1.48% 2022-10-27 2022-11-07 2022-11-21
2022-07-22 4 $0.32 1.66% 2022-07-14 2022-07-25 2022-08-08
2022-05-06 4 $0.32 1.6% 2022-04-28 2022-05-09 2022-05-23
2022-02-11 4 $0.32 2.13% 2022-02-02 2022-02-14 2022-02-28
2021-11-05 4 $0.32 2.34% 2021-10-28 2021-11-08 2021-11-22
2021-07-23 4 $0.31 2.38% 2021-07-15 2021-07-26 2021-08-09
2021-05-07 4 $0.31 2.41% 2021-04-29 2021-05-10 2021-05-24

Weis Markets's dividend yield falls in the middle range when compared to its industry peers, with Village Super Market VLGEA having the highest annualized dividend yield at 3.81%.

Analyzing Weis Markets Financial Health

Companies that pay out steady cash dividends are attractive to income-seeking investors, and companies that are financially healthy tend to maintain their dividend payout schedule. For this reason, investors can find it insightful to see if a company has been increasing or decreasing their dividend payout schedule and if their earnings are growing.

YoY Growth in Dividend Per Share

As you can see, from 2020 to 2023, investors saw an average increase in the company's dividend per share, rising from $1.24 in 2020 to $1.36 in 2023. This is good for investors because it shows that the company has steadily returned more capital back to their shareholders and it could mean that they are planning to continue increasing dividends.

YoY Earnings Growth For Weis Markets

The earnings chart above reveals a decrease in Weis Markets's earnings per share, declining from $4.39 in 2020 to $4.16 in 2023. This could raise concerns for income-seeking investors, as it suggests a decline in the company's profitability. It is crucial to closely monitor the situation and assess the factors contributing to this decrease, as it may have implications for future cash dividend payouts.


This article provides an in-depth analysis of Weis Markets's recent dividend distribution and the impact it has on shareholders. The company is currently distributing a dividend of $0.34 per share, resulting in an annualized dividend yield of 2.27%.

Weis Markets's dividend yield falls in the middle range when compared to its industry peers, with Village Super Market having the highest annualized dividend yield at 3.81%.

Considering the increase in dividend per share from 2020 to 2023 alongside a decrease in earnings per share, Weis Markets appears to be focusing on maintaining dividend payments even with a decline in profitability.

To remain updated on any changes in financials or dividend disbursements, investors should closely observe the company's performance in the coming quarters.

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