EDITION 32, NOVEMBER 2021
Global Dividend Index
The first-of-its-kind, this is a quarterly, long-term study into global dividend trends, it analyses 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.
BOOMING MINING DIVIDENDS DROVE TWO THIRDS OF THE YEAR-ON-YEAR INCREASE IN Q3 GLOBALLY, RISING 251%. BANK DIVIDENDS GREW 43% MAINLY THANKS TO REGULATORY CONSTRAINTS BEING RELAXED
GLOBALLY 90% OF COMPANIES EITHER RAISED THEIR DIVIDENDS OR HELD THEM STEADY
JANUS HENDERSON UPGRADES ITS 2021 FULL-YEAR FORECAST TO US$1.46 TRILLION AN INCREASE OF 13.6% ON AN UNDERLYING BASIS
Unless otherwise stated all data is sourced by Janus Henderson Investors as of 30 September 2021.
Glossary of terms
|Volatility||The rate and extent at which the price of a portfolio, security or index, moves up and down. If the price swings up and down with large movements, it has high volatility. If the price moves more slowly and to a lesser extent, it has lower volatility. It is used as a measure of the riskiness of an investment.|
|Headline dividends||The sum total of all dividends received.|
|Headline growth||Change in total gross dividends.|
|Special dividends||Typically, one-off payouts made by companies to shareholders that are declared to be separate from their regular dividend cycle.|
|Underlying dividend growth||Headline dividend growth adjusted for special dividends, change in currency, timing effects and index changes.|
Janus Henderson Global Dividend Index, Edition 32