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Global dividend plunge to be worst since financial crisis

The coronavirus crisis will see the world's biggest firms slash dividend payouts between 17%-23% this year or what could be as much as $400 billion, a new report has shown, although sectors such as tech are fighting the trend.

Global dividend plunge to be worst since financial crisis

The coronavirus crisis will see the world's biggest firms slash dividend payouts between 17%-23% this year or what could be as much $400 billion, a new report has shown, although sectors such as tech are fighting the trend.

FACTBOX-U.S. companies that have raised or reinstated dividends

As coronavirus-related lockdowns ease and businesses reopen, some U.S. companies have decided to raise quarterly dividends or restart those that were previously suspended, bucking the wider trend of suspending shareholder distribution to preserve cash. Company New Old Date of Link dividend dividend change Altria Group $0.86 $0.84 July 28 Inc American $0.50 $0.45 Aug. 18 [nBwbpMGYya Financial ] Group Inc American $0.335 $0.305 July 30 States Water Co Arbor Realty $0.31 $0.30 July 31 Trust Inc Atrion Corp $1.75 $1.55 Aug. 20 [nGNX6mBTs6 ] Badger Meter $0.18 $0.17 Aug. 6 [nBw6dk24na Inc ] B. Riley $0.30 $0.25 July 30 Financial Inc Cable One Inc $2.50 $2.25 Aug. 4 [nBw51ypdza ] Camping World $0.09 $0.08 July 20 Holdings Inc Carlisle Cos $0.525 $0.50 Aug. 6 [nBw4tfNRSa Inc ] Community $0.42 $0.41 Aug. 19 [nBw4NCJDYa Bank System ] Inc Eagle Bancorp $0.0975 $0.0950 July 28 Montana Inc Escalade Inc $0.14 $0.68 Aug. 6 [nPn74ZtBka ] Greene County $0.12 $0.11 July 22 Bancorp Inc Hershey Co* $0.804 $0.773 July 23 [nFWN2EU0FP ] Home Federal $0.165 $0.160 July 22 Bancorp Inc of Louisiana Illinois Tool $1.14 $1.07 Aug. 7 [nGNX1hX9wL Works Inc ] J.M. Smucker $0.90 $0.88 July 21 Co Martin $0.57 $0.55 Aug. 13 [nGNX1pC2CZ Marietta ] Materials Inc MGE Energy $0.37 $0.3525 July 17 Inc Mondelez $0.315 $0.285 July 28 International Inc MSCI Inc $0.78 $0.68 July 28 National $0.34 $0.32 Aug. 20 [nBw5n6bXfa Storage ] Affiliates Trust Nordson Corp $0.39 $0.38 Aug. 14 [nBw6Qm0F2a ] PennyMac $0.15 $0.12 Aug. 6 [nBw4tfNRSa Financial ] Services Inc Portland $0.4075 $0.3850 July 29 [nPn9GD5ZCa General ] Electric Co Republic $0.425 $0.405 July 29 Services Inc SS&C $0.14 $0.125 Aug. 19 [nPn9SXMzla Technologies ] Holdings Inc Stanley Black $0.70 $0.69 July 14 & Decker Inc Terreno $0.29 $0.27 Aug. 5 [nBw7lBvtWa Realty Corp ] Tractor $0.40 $0.35 Aug. 6 [nBw2Lk1Tma Supply Co ] Virtus $0.82 $0.67 Aug. 20 [nPnbmLj9Ra Investment ] Partners Inc Wingstop Inc $0.14 $0.11 July 29 Winnebago $0.12 $0.11 Aug. 19 [nGNX2ts30d Industries ] Inc W W Grainger $1.53 $1.44 July 29 Inc Some companies that have reinstated their dividends. Company Dividend Date Link Big 5 $0.05 July 28 Sporting Goods Corp ** Crown Crafts $0.08 Aug. 12 Inc Dick's $0.3125 June 12 Sporting Goods Inc Dunkin' $0.4025 July 30 Brands Group Inc Estee Lauder $0.48 Aug. 20 Cos Inc Foot Locker $0.15 Aug. 21 Inc Jack in the $0.40 Aug. 5 Box Inc Moog Inc $0.25 July 24 Superior $0.10 July 29 Group of Cos Inc * Divided for Class A common shares ** To pay an additional 5 cents per share in September for missed second-quarter dividend For a factbox on companies that raised dividends earlier in the year, click here: (https://reut.rs/3jTgzfl) (Reporting by Uday Sampath and Praveen Paramasivam in Bengaluru; Editing by Anil D'Silva, Aditya Soni and Maju Samuel)

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Today - Tuesday, 15 Sep 2020

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Oxford Lane Capital Corp Dividend For OXLC.OQ Jun 29 Sep 15 Sep 16 Sep 30
Ares Management Corp Dividend For ARES.N Aug 05 Sep 15 Sep 16 Sep 30
Rivernorth Opportunistic Municipal Income Fund Inc Dividend For RMI.N Jul 07 Sep 15 Sep 16 Sep 30
Principal Real Estate Income Fund Dividend For PGZ.N Jul 01 Sep 15 Sep 16 Sep 30
Cohen & Steers Select Preferred and Income Fund Inc Dividend For PSF.N Jun 25 Sep 15 Sep 16 Sep 30
Cohen & Steers Total Return Realty Fund Inc Dividend For RFI.N Jun 25 Sep 15 Sep 16 Sep 30
BlackRock TCP Capital Corp Dividend For TCPC.OQ Aug 06 Sep 15 Sep 16 Sep 30
Cohen and Steers Closed End Opportunity Fund Inc Dividend For FOF.N Jun 25 Sep 15 Sep 16 Sep 30
Cohen & Steers Ltd Duration Preferred & Income Fund Inc Dividend For LDP.N Jun 25 Sep 15 Sep 16 Sep 30
Oxford Lane Capital Corp Dividend For OXLCM.OQ Jul 21 Sep 15 Sep 16 Sep 30
Universal Display Corp Dividend For OLED.OQ Aug 06 Sep 15 Sep 16 Sep 30
Cohen & Steers Quality Income Realty Fund Inc Dividend For RQI.N Jun 25 Sep 15 Sep 16 Sep 30
Brookfield Real Assets Income Fund Inc Dividend For RA.N Jul 02 Sep 15 Sep 16 Sep 24
Cohen & Steers Reit & Preferred & Income Fund Inc Dividend For RNP.N Jun 25 Sep 15 Sep 16 Sep 30
Cohen & Steers Infrastructure Fund Inc Dividend For UTF.N Jun 25 Sep 15 Sep 16 Sep 30
Intercontinental Exchange Inc Dividend For I1CE34.SA Aug 03 Sep 15 Sep 14 Oct 06
New Mountain Finance Corp Dividend For NMFC.N Aug 05 Sep 15 Sep 16 Sep 30
First Financial Bankshares Inc Dividend For FFIN.OQ Jul 31 Sep 15 Sep 16 Oct 01
Western Union Co Dividend For WU.N Jul 15 Sep 15 Sep 16 Sep 30
Western Union Co Dividend For WUNI34.SA Jul 16 Sep 15 Sep 14 Oct 06

Tomorrow - Wednesday, 16 Sep 2020

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Huntington Bancshares Inc Dividend For H1BA34.SA Jul 24 Sep 16 Sep 15 Oct 07
Huntington Bancshares Inc Dividend For HBAN.OQ Jul 23 Sep 16 Sep 17 Oct 01
American International Group Inc Dividend For AIGB34.SA Aug 04 Sep 16 Sep 15 Oct 09
American International Group Inc Dividend For AIG.BA Aug 04 Sep 16 Sep 17 Sep 30

Thursday, 17 Sep 2020

Event Declaration Ex-Date Record Pay
Hill-Rom Holdings Inc Dividend For HRC.N Jul 15 Sep 17 Sep 18 Sep 30
QTS Realty Trust Inc Dividend For QTS.N Jul 29 Sep 17 Sep 18 Oct 06
Albemarle Corp Dividend For A1LB34.SA Jul 16 Sep 17 Sep 16 Oct 07
Reaves Utility Income Fund Dividend For UTG.A Jul 13 Sep 17 Sep 18 Sep 30
Clough Global Equity Fund Dividend For GLQ.A Jul 10 Sep 17 Sep 18 Sep 30
Tredegar Corp Dividend For TG.N Aug 06 Sep 17 Sep 18 Oct 01
Clough Global Dividend and Income Fund Dividend For GLV.A Jul 10 Sep 17 Sep 18 Sep 30
Republic Bancorp Inc Dividend For RBCAA.OQ Jul 15 Sep 17 Sep 18 Oct 16
Marquette National Corp Dividend For MNAT.PK Jul 22 Sep 17 Sep 18 Oct 01
Clough Global Opportunities Fund Dividend For GLO.A Jul 10 Sep 17 Sep 18 Sep 30
Citigroup Inc Dividend For C_pj.N Jul 15 Sep 17 Sep 18 Sep 30

Friday, 18 Sep 2020

Event Declaration Ex-Date Record Pay
WhiteHorse Finance Inc Dividend For WHF.OQ Aug 10 Sep 18 Sep 21 Oct 02
Newtek Business Services Corp Dividend For NEWT.OQ Jul 20 Sep 18 Sep 21 Sep 30
Omnicom Group Inc Dividend For O1MC34.SA Jul 31 Sep 18 Sep 17 Oct 16
Apollo Investment Corp Dividend For AINV.OQ Aug 07 Sep 18 Sep 21 Oct 07
High Income Securities Fund Dividend For PCF.N Jul 02 Sep 18 Sep 21 Sep 30
DTE Energy Co Dividend For D1TE34.SA Jun 22 Sep 18 Sep 17 Oct 21

Monday, 21 Sep 2020

Event Declaration Ex-Date Record Pay
Federal Realty Investment Trust Dividend For FRT.N Aug 05 Sep 21 Sep 22 Oct 15
LTC Properties Inc Dividend For LTC.N Jul 01 Sep 21 Sep 22 Sep 30

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