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Each week, stocks, funds and REITs announce upcoming dividend payouts. Track how your portfolio’s dividend income changes when stocks like Chubb Ltd. increase or decrease their dividend by using our Free Dividend Assistant tool.
Below, we present an analysis of the 12 major 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. 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 June 11 here.
Note: Market Cap and dividend yield are as of market close on Monday, June 17.
|Ticker||Name||Market Cap ($ Bn)||Annual Pay ($)||Prev Pay ($)||Next Pay ($)||Change (%)||Ex-Div Date||Yield (%)|
|TIF||Tiffany & Co.||11.10||2.32||0.55||0.58||5.45%||6/19/2019||2.54%|
|POR||Portland General Electric Company||4.95||1.54||0.36||0.39||6.06%||6/24/2019||2.78%|
|HRB||H & R Block Inc.||4.26||1.04||0.25||0.26||4.00%||6/20/2019||3.67%|
|MERC||Mercer International Inc.||1.00||0.55||0.13||0.14||10.40%||6/21/2019||3.60%|
|BGB||Blackstone / GSO Strategic Credit Fund||0.65||1.40||0.11||0.11||4.59%||6/20/2019||9.36%|
|HIO||Western Asst High Income Opportunity Fund||0.64||0.36||0.03||0.03||3.45%||6/20/2019||7.07%|
|HIX||Western Asset High Income Fund II||0.58||0.59||0.05||0.05||2.17%||6/20/2019||8.21%|
|EHI||Western Asset Global High Income Fund||0.44||0.80||0.06||0.06||1.61%||6/20/2019||7.66%|
|BGX||Blackstone/GSO Long-Short Credit Income Fund||0.20||1.44||0.12||0.12||6.09%||6/20/2019||8.80%|
|WEA||Western Asset Premier Bond Fund||0.16||0.85||0.07||0.07||1.54%||6/20/2019||5.95%|
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.
Use our Dividend Payout Changes and Announcements tool to find out all of the dividend increases, decreases, initiations, suspensions, updates and regular dividend announcements for a given day.