Monthly Archives: April 2011

Dividends are back

Aggregate dividents per share for S & P 500 companies

Aggregate dividents per share for S & P 500 companies

S&P 500 dividends per share, which hit a recent low in 2010, are forecast to grow at an annual rate of 9.8% over the next three years, driven by strong earnings and large cash reserves.


S & P 500 dividend actions - 12 months ended February

S & P 500 dividend actions - 12 months ended February

Year-over-year dividend increases are up 57.1%, while decreases and omissions are down 81.7% and 74.8%, respectively.

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