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 eight 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, January 9.
|Security Type||Ticker||Name||Market Cap ($ Bn)||Ex-Dividend Date||Previous Payout ($)||Next Payout ($)||Change *|
|Fund||(EXG )||Eaton Vance Tax-Managed Global Diversified Equity Income Fund||2.36||1/23/2019||0.08||0.06||-18.42%|
|Fund||(ETW )||Eaton Vance Tax-Managed Global Buy Write Opportunities Fund||1.05||1/23/2019||0.09||0.07||-19.78%|
|Fund||(FFC )||Flaherty & Crumrine Preferred Securities Income Fund Inc||0.78||1/23/2019||0.11||0.11||-1.75%|
|Fund||(DFP )||Flaherty & Crumrine Dynamic Preferred and Income Fund Inc.||0.42||1/23/2019||0.15||0.14||-3.38%|
|Fund||(DMO )||Western Asset Mortgage Defined Opportunity Fund Inc||0.22||1/17/2019||0.71||0.18||-75.19%|
|Fund||(FLC )||Flaherty & Crumrine Total Return Fund Inc||0.18||1/23/2019||0.12||0.12||-3.36%|
|Fund||(PFD )||Flaherty & Crumrine Preferred Income Fund Incorporated||0.14||1/23/2019||0.08||0.08||-3.85%|
|Fund||(RIV )||RiverNorth Opportunities Fund, Inc.||0.09||1/17/2019||0.21||0.17||-19.05%|
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.