Every day, companies across the globe announce upcoming dividend payouts. You can find the complete list of dividend increases, decreases, initiations, suspensions, updates and regular dividend announcements for a given day in our Dividend Payout Changes and Announcements tool.
Check out which companies decreased dividends in the last week of May here.
The following is a snapshot of two U.S. equities and two ETFs that saw a decrease in dividend last week. The latest regular payout is compared to the most recent regular payout to determine if there is a dividend decrease.
|Ticker||Security Type||Company||Previous Payout||New Payout||Change||Ex-Dividend Date|
|(MAT )||U.S. Equity||Mattel Inc.||$0.38||$0.15||-60%||08/21/2017|
|(RWC )||U.S. Equity||RELM Wireless Corp||$0.09||$0.02||-77%||06/28/2017|
|(VXF )||ETF||Vanguard Extended Market ETF||$0.29||$0.28||-4.77%||06/21/2017|
|(VV )||ETF||Vanguard Large-Cap ETF||$0.50||$0.47||-5.02%||06/21/2017|
Disclaimer: Dividends declared by ETFs depend on the distribution made by the underlying securities. As a result, there can be significant fluctuation in the payout figures. It is advisable that investors should investigate the actual composition of the ETFs to get a better picture of the overall dividend distribution. You can browse ETFdb.com to get the relevant details about ETFs.
Check out stocks that increased dividends last week here.
Also find the major securities going ex-dividend this week here.
You also can find an updated list of companies that recently announced changes in their payout policies, along with their ex-dividend dates, in our Dividend Payout Changes and Announcements tool.
Stay up to date with the highest-yielding stocks and their latest ex-dividend dates on our High Dividend Stocks by Yield page.