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.
The following is a snapshot of eight equities and four funds 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.
Note: Market cap figures are as of market close on Monday, August 6.
|Ticker||Security Type||Company||Market Cap ($ Bn)||Ex-Dividend Date||Previous Payout ($)||Next Payout ($)||Change *|
|(GSK )||Equity||GlaxoSmithKline plc (ADR)||77.49||8/9/2018||0.53||0.5||-5.66%|
|(AZN )||Equity||AstraZeneca plc (ADR)||74.8||8/9/2018||0.93||0.44||-52.69%|
|(RIO )||Equity||Rio Tinto plc ADR Common Stock||72.93||8/9/2018||1.8||1.27||-29.19%|
|(ING )||Equity||ING Groep NV (ADR) ADR||49.55||8/10/2018||0.42||0.23||-45.32%|
|(UGP )||Equity||Ultrapar Participacoes SA (ADR)||25.43||8/10/2018||0.28||0.15||-46.01%|
|(CG )||Equity||The Carlyle Group LP||8.03||8/10/2018||0.27||0.22||-18.52%|
|(SBR )||Fund||Sabine Royalty Trust||0.67||8/14/2018||0.28||0.24||-14.59%|
|(ERC )||Fund||Wells Fargo Advantage Multi-Sector Income Fund||0.41||8/14/2018||0.11||0.11||-0.50%|
|(RRD )||Equity||RR Donnelley & Sons Co||0.35||8/14/2018||0.14||0.03||-78.57%|
|(EVF )||Fund||Eaton Vance Senior Income Trust||0.25||8/10/2018||0.03||0.03||-3.13%|
|(SDR )||Fund||SandRidge Mississippian Trust II||0.07||8/9/2018||0.06||0.05||-18.18%|
|(SDT )||Fund||Sandridge Mississippian Trust I||0.04||8/9/2018||0.05||0.05||-2.04%|
Disclaimer: Dividends declared by ETFs/ETNs depend on the distribution made by the underlying. As a result, there can be significant fluctuation in the payout figures. It is advisable that investors should investigate the actual composition of these securities to get a better picture of the overall dividend distribution. You can browse ETFdb.com to get the relevant details about ETFs/ETNs.
Check out stocks that increased dividends this week here.
You can 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.
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