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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 December 5 here.
The following is a snapshot of three closed end funds, one U.S. equity and one ADR 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|
|(MXE)||Fund||Mexico Equity and Income Fund||$0.56||$0.05||-91.43%||12/18/2017|
|(NYRT)||REIT||New York REIT Inc||$2.07||$1.00||-51.69%||12/15/2017|
|(GE )||Equity||General Electric Company||$0.24||$0.12||-50.00%||12/26/2017|
|(BTI )||Equity||British American Tobacco PLC (ADR)||$0.75||$0.58||-22.38%||12/28/2017|
|(CMU)||DEBT||MFS High Yield Municipal Trust||$0.02||$0.02||2.27%||12/19/2017|
*Numbers under the “Previous Payout” and “Next Payout” columns are rounded off. The % change is calculated from the actual dividend payout announced, which may have decimal points.
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 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.