S&P Dow Jones Indices Reports $8.4 Billion Increase in U.S. Dividend Payments for Q2 2019
S&P Dow Jones Indices today announced that indicated dividend netincreases (increases less decreases) for U.S. domestic common stocks were $8.4 billionduring Q2 2019, down from Q2 2018's $13.0 billion increase.
For Q2 2019, aggregate increases amounted to $12.3 billion, down from Q2 2018's $14.7 billion. Aggregate dividend cuts increased to $3.9 billion from $1.8 billion for Q2 2018.
For the 12-month period ending in March 2019, net dividends rose $46.8 billion, c...