Edition 40, November 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 dipped to US$421.9bn in Q3

down by -0.9% on a headline basis

Banks contributed most to growth in Q3

adding US$5.8bn or 9.3% year-on-year

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Globally, 89% of companies raised dividends

or held them steady

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2023’s headline forecast is slightly reduced from US$1.64 trillion to US$1.63 trillion

owing to weaker special dividends and a strengthening dollar

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Janus Henderson Global Dividend Index, Edition 40