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 on Aug 1 here.
The following is a snapshot of three U.S. funds, two U.S. equities and an MLP 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||Next Payout||Change||Ex-Dividend Date|
|(RGR )||U.S. Equity||Sturm Ruger & Company Inc.||$0.480||$0.230||-52.08%||08/11/2017|
|(RAS )||Fund||RAIT Financial Trust||$0.090||$0.050||-44.44%||08/23/2017|
|(SDT )||Fund||Sandridge Mississippian Trust I||$0.070||$0.048||-30.85%||08/09/2017|
|(SDR )||Fund||SandRidge Mississippian Trust II||$0.070||$0.050||-27.54%||08/09/2017|
|(GPN )||U.S. Equity||Global Payments Inc||$0.010||$0.010||-24.81%||09/14/2017|
|(ALDW )||MLP||Alon USA Partners LP||$0.380||$0.350||-7.89%||08/15/2017|
Disclaimer: Dividends declared by ETFs/ETNs 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 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 last 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.
Stay up to date with the highest-yielding stocks and their latest ex-dividend dates on our High Dividend Stocks by Yield page.