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Each day, companies and funds across the globe announce upcoming dividend payouts. In our Dividend Payout Changes and Announcements tool, you’ll find all of the dividend increases, decreases, initiations, suspensions, updates and regular dividend announcements for a given day.
Below, we present an analysis of the securities that announced an increase in dividends and are going ex-dividend this week. The latest payout is compared to the most recent payout before the dividend increase.
Following is a snapshot of the six major securities that are going ex-dividend this week with an increased payout. If investors simply purchase the security prior to the ex-dividend date and then sell it either on the ex-dividend date or at some point afterward, they will be able to receive the dividend in their account.
To apply this strategy, you need to know when securities go ex-dividend. You can find the latest ex-dividend dates for the securities that interest you in our Ex-Dividend Date Search tool.
Get a complete explanation of the ex-dividend date, record date, payment date and declaration date here. This will help to broaden your understanding of the dividend capture strategy.
Find out which securities went ex-dividend with increased payout on October 9 here.
Note: Market Cap, dividend yield and % off from 52 week high figures are as of market close on Wednesday, October 10.
|Ticker||Name||Market Cap ($ Bn)||Annualized Payout ($)||Previous Payout ($)||Next Payout ($)||Change *||Ex-Dividend Date||Yield (%)|
|(ACN )||Accenture plc (ACN)||113.49||2.92||1.33||1.46||9.77%||10/17/2018||1.73%|
|(WST )||West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. (WST)||8.73||0.60||0.14||0.15||7.14%||10/23/2018||0.51%|
|(HOLI )||Hollysys Automation Technologies, Ltd. (HOLI)||1.19||0.18||0.12||0.18||50.00%||10/19/2018||0.91%|
|(CAF )||Morgan Stanley China A Share Fund (CAF)||0.44||0.93||0.32||0.47||44.67%||10/18/2018||4.62%|
|(GAIN )||Gladstone Investment (GAIN)||0.35||0.82||0.07||0.07||1.49%||10/18/2018||7.63%|
|(USOI )||Credit Suisse X-Links Crude Oil Shares Covered Call ETN (USOI)||0.01||3.45||0.13||0.29||120.85%||10/19/2018||11.37%|
Find all the companies that have increased their dividends for more than 25 consecutive years in our 25-Year Dividend-Increasing Stocks page, and all companies that have increased their dividends for more than 10 consecutive years in our 10-Year Dividend-Increasing Stocks page.
Stay up to date with next week’s major corporate changes regarding dividends with Dividend.com’s News section.