Edition 38, May 2023

Janus Henderson Global Dividend Index


The first-of-its-kind, this is a quarterly, long-term study into global dividend trends, analysing dividends paid by the 1,200 largest firms by market capitalisation. It is a measure of progress that global firms are making in paying their investors an income on their capital.

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Global dividends jumped 12.0% on a headline basis to a Q1 record of US$326.7bn

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boosted by the largest contribution from special dividends in nine years

Banks, oil producers and vehicle manufacturers were significant drivers of Q1 growth

though most
sectors delivered increases

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Globally, 95% of companies raised dividends

or held them steady in Q1

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A strong Q1 and an expected positive Q2 in Europe

bring an upgrade
to Janus Henderson’s

forecast to
US$1.64 trillion

Janus Henderson Investors 31 March 2023| Marketing communication

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Janus Henderson Global Dividend Index, Edition 38