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.
Global dividends jumped 12.0% on a headline basis to a Q1 record of US$326.7bn
boosted by the largest contribution from special dividends in nine years
Banks, oil producers and vehicle manufacturers were significant drivers of Q1 growth
sectors delivered increases
Globally, 95% of companies raised dividends
or held them steady in Q1
A strong Q1 and an expected positive Q2 in Europe
bring an upgrade
to Janus Henderson’s
Janus Henderson Investors 31 March 2023| Marketing communication
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