Every day, companies and funds 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 two equities and six funds that saw a decrease in dividend and are going ex-dividend this 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 Wednesday, December 5.
|Security Type||Ticker||Name||Market Cap ($ Bn)||Ex-Dividend Date||Previous Payout ($)||Next Payout ($)||Change *|
|Equity||(ITRN )||Ituran Location and Control Ltd.||0.81||12/24/2018||0.24||0.23||-4.17%|
|Fund||(DMO )||Western Asset Mortgage Defined Opportunity Fund Inc||0.23||12/20/2018||0.19||0.18||-7.89%|
|Fund||(BWG )||BrandywineGLOBAL Global Income Opportunities Fund||0.22||12/20/2018||0.08||0.06||-18.42%|
|Fund||(SBI )||Western Asset Intermediate Muni Fund Inc||0.12||12/20/2018||0.03||0.03||-10.00%|
|Fund||(EIV )||Eaton Vance Municipal Bond Fund II||0.12||12/21/2018||0.04||0.04||-9.40%|
|Fund||(EMJ )||Eaton Vance Insured New Jersey Municipal Bond Fund||0.03||12/21/2018||0.05||0.04||-10.18%|
|Equity||(HIHO )||Highway Holdings Limited||0.01||12/21/2018||0.10||0.05||-50.00%|
|Fund||(EOT )||Eaton Vance National Municipal Opportunities Trust||0.00||12/21/2018||0.11||0.09||-20.02%|
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 securities 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 and funds 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 funds and their latest ex-dividend dates on our High Dividend Stocks by Yield.