Dividends

Dividend Policy

Canadian Natural’s dividend policy undergoes a periodic review by the Board of Directors and is subject to change at any time depending upon the earnings of the Company, its financial requirements and other factors existing at the time. Prior to 2001, dividends had not been paid on the common shares of the Company. On January 17, 2001 the Board of Directors approved a dividend policy for the payment of a regular quarterly dividend.

Eligible Dividend Designation – pursuant to subsection 89(14) of the Income Tax Act of Canada (ITA) each dividend paid by Canadian Natural Resources Limited on or after January 1, 2006 qualifies as an eligible dividend for Canadian income tax purposes, as defined in subsection 89(1) of the ITA.

History of dividends

Record DatePayment DateAmount*
December 16, 2022January 5, 2023$0.8500
September 16, 2022October 5, 2022$0.7500
August 23, 2022 Special DividendAugust 31, 2022$1.5000
June 17, 2022July 5, 2022$0.7500
March 18, 2022April 5, 2022$0.7500
Record DatePayment DateAmount*
December 10, 2021January 5, 2022$0.5875
September 17, 2021October 5, 2021$0.4700
June 18, 2021July 5, 2021$0.4700
March 19, 2021April 5, 2021$0.4700
Record DatePayment DateAmount*
December 9, 2020January 5, 2021$0.4250
September 18, 2020October 5, 2020$0.4250
June 12, 2020July 1, 2020$0.4250
March 20, 2020April 1, 2020$0.4250
Record DatePayment DateAmount*
December 11, 2019January 1, 2020$0.3750
September 13, 2019October 1, 2019$0.3750
June 14, 2019July 1, 2019$0.3750
March 22, 2019April 1, 2019$0.3750
Record DatePayment DateAmount*
December 10, 2018January 1, 2019$0.3350
September 14, 2018October 1, 2018$0.3350
June 15, 2018July 1, 2018$0.3350
March 16, 2018April 1, 2018$0.3350

Archives

View dividend information for previous years.

Record DatePayment DateAmount*
December 12, 2017January 1, 2018$0.2750
September 15, 2017October 1, 2017$0.2750
June 16, 2017July 1, 2017$0.2750
March 17, 2017April 1, 2017$0.2750
Record DatePayment DateAmount*
December 9, 2016January 1, 2017$0.2500
September 16, 2016October 1, 2016$0.2300
June 17, 2016July 1, 2016$0.2300
March 18, 2016April 1, 2016$0.2300
Record DatePayment DateAmount*
December 11, 2015December 31, 2015$0.2300
September 11, 2015October 1, 2015$0.2300
June 12, 2015July 1, 2015$0.2300
March 16, 2015April 1, 2015$0.2300
Record DatePayment DateAmount*
December 12, 2014January 1, 2015$0.2250
September 12, 2014October 1, 2014$0.2250
June 13, 2014July 1, 2014$0.2250
March 17, 2014April 1, 2014$0.2250
Record DatePayment DateAmount*
December 13, 2013January 1, 2014$0.2000
September 13, 2013October 1, 2013$0.1250
June 14, 2013July 1, 2013$0.1250
March 18, 2013April 1, 2013$0.1250
Record DatePayment DateAmount*
December 14, 2012January 1, 2013$0.1050
September 14, 2012October 1, 2012$0.1050
June 15, 2012July 1, 2012$0.1050
March 19, 2012April 1, 2012$0.1050
Record DatePayment DateAmount*
December 16, 2011January 1, 2012$0.0900
September 16, 2011October 1, 2011$0.0900
June 17, 2011July 1, 2011$0.0900
March 18, 2011April 1, 2011$0.0900
Record DatePayment DateAmount*
December 17, 2010January 1, 2011$0.0750
September 17, 2010October 1, 2010$0.0750
June 11, 2010July 1, 2010$0.0750
March 12, 2010April 1, 2010$0.0750
Record DatePayment DateAmount*
December 11, 2009January 1, 2010$0.0525
September 11, 2009October 1, 2009$0.0525
June 12, 2009July 1, 2009$0.0525
March 13, 2009April 1, 2009$0.0525
Record DatePayment DateAmount*
December 12, 2008January 1, 2009$0.0500
September 12, 2008October 1, 2008$0.0500
June 13, 2008July 1, 2008$0.0500
March 14, 2008April 1, 2008$0.0500
Record DatePayment DateAmount*
December 14, 2007January 1, 2008$0.0425
September 14, 2007October 1, 2007$0.0425
June 15, 2007July 1, 2007$0.0425
March 16, 2007April 1, 2007$0.0425
Record DatePayment DateAmount*
December 15, 2006January 1, 2007$0.0375
September 15, 2006October 1, 2006$0.0375
June 16, 2006July 1, 2006$0.0375
March 17, 2006April 1, 2006$0.0375
Record DatePayment DateAmount*
December 16, 2005January 1, 2006$0.0300
September 16, 2005October 1, 2005$0.0300
June 17, 2005July 1, 2005$0.0300
March 18, 2005April 1, 2005$0.028125
Record DatePayment DateAmount*
December 17, 2004January 1, 2005$0.0250
September 17, 2004October 1, 2004$0.0250
June 18, 2004July 1, 2004$0.0250
March 12, 2004April 1, 2004$0.0250
Record DatePayment DateAmount*
December 12, 2003January 1, 2004$0.01875
September 12, 2003October 1, 2003$0.01875
June 13, 2003July 1, 2003$0.01875
March 14, 2003April 1, 2003$0.01875
Record DatePayment DateAmount*
December 13, 2002January 1, 2003$0.015625
September 13, 2002October 1, 2002$0.015625
June 14, 2002July 1, 2002$0.015625
March 15, 2002April 1, 2002$0.015625
Record DatePayment DateAmount*
December 14, 2001January 1, 2002$0.0125
September 14, 2001October 1, 2001$0.0125
June 15, 2001July 1, 2001$0.0125
March 19, 2001April 1, 2001$0.0125

*All amounts represent pre-tax dividend amounts in Canadian dollars. All figures adjusted for the May 28, 2004, May 27, 2005 and May 28, 2010 two-for-one common stock splits. View Stock Split History.