Edition 39, August 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 rose to a record $568.1bn in Q2, up 4.9% on a headline basis 

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Underlying growth accelerated to 6.3% year-on-year

Banks contributed half the world’s dividend growth in Q2

with vehicle manufacturers contributing one seventh

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 Globally, 88% of companies either increased dividends


or held them steady in Q2

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 2023 global forecast unchanged owing to continuing economic uncertainty

US$1.64 trillion

up 5.0% on an underlying basis


Janus Henderson Investors 30 June 2023| Marketing communication

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Janus Henderson Global Dividend Index, Edition 39