When Does GE Pay Dividends? – GE’s Dividend Payment Dates

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Update 11/12/2017: GE has announced that it will cut its dividend from $0.24 per share to $0.12 per share starting in December 2017. According to Yahoo! Finance, the cut results in a $4.155 billion in cash savings to GE as the company focuses on a turnaround.

A:

General Electric Company (GE) pays dividends quarterly. The quarterly dividend for 2017 has been $0.24 per share. This dividend is a penny higher from last year’s quarterly dividend of $0.23 per share.

GE has been paying the dividend on the below approximate dates for several years:

  • January 25th
  • April 25th
  • July 25th
  • October 25th

You will find below GE’s dividend payment history dating back to the 1940’s.

 

GE Dividend History

Pay DateCash Dividend
10/25/2017$0.24
4/25/2017$0.24
1/25/2017$0.24
10/25/2016$0.23
7/25/2016$0.23
4/25/2016$0.23
1/25/2016$0.23
10/26/2015$0.23
7/27/2015$0.23
4/27/2015$0.23
1/26/2015$0.23
10/27/2014$0.22
7/25/2014$0.22
4/25/2014$0.22
1/27/2014$0.22
10/25/2013$0.19
7/25/2013$0.19
4/25/2013$0.19
1/25/2013$0.19
10/25/2012$0.17
7/25/2012$0.17
4/25/2012$0.17
1/25/2012$0.17
10/25/2011$0.15
7/25/2011$0.15
4/25/2011$0.14
1/25/2011$0.14
10/25/2010$0.12
7/26/2010$0.10
4/26/2010$0.10
1/25/2010$0.10
10/26/2009$0.10
7/27/2009$0.10
4/27/2009$0.31
1/27/2009$0.31
10/27/2008$0.31
7/25/2008$0.31
4/25/2008$0.31
1/25/2008$0.31
10/25/2007$0.28
7/25/2007$0.28
4/25/2007$0.28
1/25/2007$0.28
10/25/2006$0.25
7/25/2006$0.25
4/25/2006$0.25
1/25/2006$0.25
10/25/2005$0.22
7/25/2005$0.22
4/25/2005$0.22
1/25/2005$0.22
10/25/2004$0.20
7/26/2004$0.20
4/26/2004$0.20
1/26/2004$0.20
10/27/2003$0.19
7/25/2003$0.19
4/25/2003$0.19
1/27/2003$0.19
10/25/2002$0.18
7/25/2002$0.18
4/25/2002$0.18
1/25/2002$0.18
10/25/2001$0.16
7/25/2001$0.16
4/25/2001$0.16
1/25/2001$0.16
10/25/2000$0.14
7/25/2000$0.14
4/25/2000$0.41
1/25/2000$0.41
10/25/1999$0.35
7/26/1999$0.35
4/26/1999$0.35
1/25/1999$0.35
10/26/1998$0.30
7/27/1998$0.30
4/27/1998$0.30
1/26/1998$0.30
10/27/1997$0.26
7/25/1997$0.26
4/25/1997$0.52
1/27/1997$0.52
10/25/1996$0.46
7/25/1996$0.46
4/25/1996$0.46
1/25/1996$0.46
10/25/1995$0.41
7/25/1995$0.41
4/25/1995$0.41
1/25/1995$0.41
10/25/1994$0.36
7/25/1994$0.36
4/25/1994$0.72
1/25/1994$0.72
10/25/1993$0.63
7/26/1993$0.63
4/26/1993$0.63
1/25/1993$0.63
10/26/1992$0.59
7/27/1992$0.55
4/27/1992$0.55
1/27/1992$0.55
10/25/1991$0.51
7/25/1991$0.51
4/25/1991$0.51
1/25/1991$0.51
10/25/1990$0.47
7/25/1990$0.47
4/25/1990$0.47
1/25/1990$0.47
10/25/1989$0.41
7/25/1989$0.41
4/25/1989$0.41
1/25/1989$0.41
10/25/1988$0.35
7/25/1988$0.35
4/25/1988$0.35
1/25/1988$0.35
10/26/1987$0.33
7/27/1987$0.33
4/27/1987$0.63
1/26/1987$0.63
10/27/1986$0.58
7/25/1986$0.58
4/25/1986$0.58
1/27/1986$0.58
10/25/1985$0.55
7/25/1985$0.55
4/25/1985$0.55
1/25/1985$0.55
10/25/1984$0.50
7/25/1984$0.50
4/25/1984$0.50
1/25/1984$0.50
10/25/1983$0.48
7/25/1983$0.48
4/25/1983$0.85
1/25/1983$0.85
10/25/1982$0.85
7/26/1982$0.85
4/26/1982$0.80
1/25/1982$0.80
10/26/1981$0.80
7/27/1981$0.80
4/27/1981$0.75
1/26/1981$0.75
10/27/1980$0.75
7/25/1980$0.75
4/25/1980$0.70
1/25/1980$0.70
10/25/1979$0.70
7/25/1979$0.70
4/25/1979$0.65
1/25/1979$0.65
10/25/1978$0.65
7/25/1978$0.65
4/25/1978$0.55
1/25/1978$0.55
10/25/1977$0.55
7/25/1977$0.55
4/25/1977$0.45
1/25/1977$0.45
10/25/1976$0.45
7/26/1976$0.40
4/26/1976$0.40
1/26/1976$0.40
10/27/1975$0.40
7/25/1975$0.40
4/25/1975$0.40
1/27/1975$0.40
10/25/1974$0.40
7/25/1974$0.40
4/25/1974$0.40
1/25/1974$0.40
10/25/1973$0.40
7/25/1973$0.35
4/25/1973$0.35
1/26/1973$0.35
10/25/1972$0.35
7/25/1972$0.35
4/25/1972$0.35
1/25/1972$0.35
10/25/1971$0.35
7/26/1971$0.35
4/26/1971$0.65
1/25/1971$0.65
10/26/1970$0.65
7/27/1970$0.65
4/27/1970$0.65
1/26/1970$0.65
10/27/1969$0.65
7/25/1969$0.65
4/25/1969$0.65
1/27/1969$0.65
10/25/1968$0.65
7/25/1968$0.65
4/25/1968$0.65
1/25/1968$0.65
10/25/1967$0.65
7/25/1967$0.65
4/25/1967$0.65
1/25/1967$0.65
10/25/1966$0.65
7/25/1966$0.65
4/25/1966$0.65
1/25/1966$0.65
10/25/1965$0.65
7/26/1965$0.55
4/26/1965$0.55
1/25/1965$0.55
10/26/1964$0.55
7/25/1964$0.55
4/27/1964$0.55
1/27/1964$0.55
10/25/1963$0.50
7/25/1963$0.50
4/25/1963$0.50
1/25/1963$0.50
10/25/1962$0.50
7/25/1962$0.50
4/25/1962$0.50
1/25/1962$0.50
10/25/1961$0.50
7/25/1961$0.50
4/26/1961$0.50
1/25/1961$0.50
10/25/1960$0.50
7/25/1960$0.50
4/27/1960$0.50
1/25/1960$0.50
10/26/1959$0.50
7/27/1959$0.50
4/22/1959$0.50
1/26/1959$0.50
10/27/1958$0.50
7/25/1958$0.50
4/23/1958$0.50
1/27/1958$0.50
10/25/1957$0.50
7/25/1957$0.50
4/24/1957$0.50
1/25/1957$0.50
10/25/1956$0.50
7/25/1956$0.50
4/25/1956$0.50
1/25/1956$0.50
10/25/1955$0.40
7/25/1955$0.40
4/25/1955$0.40
1/25/1955$0.40
10/25/1954$0.40
8/2/1954$0.40
4/26/1954$1.00
1/25/1954$1.00
12/15/1953$1.00
10/26/1953$0.75
7/27/1953$0.75
4/27/1953$0.75
1/26/1953$0.75
10/27/1952$0.75
7/25/1952$0.75
4/25/1952$0.75
1/25/1952$0.75
10/25/1951$0.75
7/25/1951$0.75
4/25/1951$0.75
1/25/1951$0.60
12/6/1950$1.00
10/25/1950$0.60
7/25/1950$0.60
4/25/1950$0.60
1/25/1950$0.50
1/25/1950$0.50
10/25/1949$0.50
7/25/1949$0.50
4/25/1949$0.50
1/25/1949$0.50
10/25/1948$0.50
7/26/1948$0.40
4/26/1948$0.40
1/26/1948$0.40
10/25/1947$0.40
7/25/1947$0.40
4/25/1947$0.40
1/25/1947$0.40
10/25/1946$0.40
7/25/1946$0.40
4/25/1946$0.40
1/25/1946$0.40
10/25/1945$0.40
7/25/1945$0.40
4/25/1945$0.40
1/25/1945$0.35
10/25/1944$0.35
7/25/1944$0.35
4/25/1944$0.35
1/25/1944$0.35
10/25/1943$0.35
7/26/1943$0.35
4/26/1943$0.35
1/25/1943$0.35
10/24/1942$0.35
7/25/1942$0.35
4/25/1942$0.35
1/24/1942$0.35
12/20/1941$0.35
10/25/1941$0.35
7/25/1941$0.35
4/25/1941$0.35
Source: GE.com