Dividend Information

Dividend Payment Schedule
The payment dates for dividends on Chesapeake’s common stock are typically the fifth day of January, April, July and October (or next business day if the fifth of the month falls on a weekend or holiday). Future dividends are at the discretion of Chesapeake’s Board of Directors.

Dividend Rate Declaration Date Record Date Payment Date
$0.4050 8.7.19 9.13.19 10.7.19
$0.4050 5.08.19 6.14.19 7.05.19
$0.3700 2.26.19 3.15.19 4.05.19
$0.3700 11.08.18 12.14.18 01.07.19

 

  2019 2018 2017 2016
January $0.3700 $0.3250 $0.3050 $0.2875
April $0.3700 $0.3250 $0.3050 $0.2875
July $0.4050 $0.3700 $0.3250 $0.3050
October $0.4050 $0.3700 $0.3250 $0.3050

 

Note: All dividend rates have been adjusted for the three for two stock split in the form of a stock dividend payable on September 8, 2014.


 

Dividend History

Ex-Date Record Declared Payable Amount Type
0.405 U.S. Currency
0.405 U.S. Currency
0.37 U.S. Currency
Total dividends in 2019: 1.18
0.37 U.S. Currency
0.37 U.S. Currency
0.37 U.S. Currency
0.325 U.S. Currency
Total dividends in 2018: 1.435
0.33 U.S. Currency
0.325 U.S. Currency
0.325 U.S. Currency
0.305 U.S. Currency
Total dividends in 2017: 1.285
0.305 U.S. Currency
0.305 U.S. Currency
0.305 U.S. Currency
0.2875 U.S. Currency
Total dividends in 2016: 1.2025
0.2875 U.S. Currency
0.2875 U.S. Currency
0.2875 U.S. Currency
0.27 U.S. Currency
Total dividends in 2015: 1.1325
0.27 U.S. Currency
0.27 Cash dividend on increased shares
0.50 Stock dividend
Stock dividend
0.27 U.S. Currency
0.256667 U.S. Currency
Total dividends in 2014: 1.566667
0.256667 U.S. Currency
0.256667 U.S. Currency
0.256667 U.S. Currency
0.243333 U.S. Currency
Total dividends in 2013: 1.013334
0.243333 U.S. Currency
0.243333 U.S. Currency
0.243333 U.S. Currency
0.23 U.S. Currency
Total dividends in 2012: 0.959999
0.23 U.S. Currency
0.23 U.S. Currency
0.23 U.S. Currency
0.22 U.S. Currency
Total dividends in 2011: 0.91
0.22 U.S. Currency
0.22 U.S. Currency
0.22 U.S. Currency
0.21 U.S. Currency
Total dividends in 2010: 0.87
0.21 U.S. Currency
0.21 U.S. Currency
0.21 U.S. Currency
0.203333 U.S. Currency
Total dividends in 2009: 0.833333
0.203333 U.S. Currency
0.203333 U.S. Currency
0.203333 U.S. Currency
0.196667 U.S. Currency
Total dividends in 2008: 0.806666
0.196667 U.S. Currency
0.196667 U.S. Currency
0.196667 U.S. Currency
0.193333 U.S. Currency
Total dividends in 2007: 0.783334
0.193333 U.S. Currency
0.193333 U.S. Currency
0.193333 U.S. Currency
0.19 U.S. Currency
Total dividends in 2006: 0.769999
0.19 U.S. Currency
0.19 U.S. Currency
0.19 U.S. Currency
0.186667 U.S. Currency
Total dividends in 2005: 0.756667
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