Janus Henderson Global Dividend Index - August 2017

What is the Janus Henderson Global Dividend Index?

The Janus Henderson Global Dividend Index (JHGDI) is the first of its kind, long-term study into global dividend trends. It is a measure of progress that global firms are making in paying their investors an income on their capital. It analyses dividends paid every quarter by the 1,200 largest firms by market capitalisation.

Global dividends hit an all-time quarterly record of $447.5bn in Q2, according to the Janus Henderson Global Dividend Index, a long-term study of global dividend trends. Download the full report to know more.

Global highlights

  • Global Q2 dividends hit a new record as growth accelerated
  • Total payouts rose 5.4% to $447.5bn
  • Underlying growth was 7.2% the fastest since late 2015, with every region seeing an increase
  • Forecast for 2017 upgraded to $1.208 trillion, up 3.9% year-on-year, equivalent to an underlying increase of 5.5%
 
 

Global dividends hit an all-time quarterly record of $447.5bn in Q2, according to the Janus Henderson Global Dividend Index, a long-term study of global dividend trends. They increased 5.4% year-on-year on a headline basis, equivalent to an underlying rise of 7.2% once exchange rates, special dividends, and other factors were taken into account. This was the fastest rate of growth since 2015, with new quarterly records in the US, Japan, Switzerland, Netherlands, Belgium, Indonesia, and South Korea.

All figures as of 30.06.2017, Janus Henderson Investors

Past performance is not a guide to future performance. The value of an investment and the income from it can fall as well as rise and you may not get back the amount originally invested.

This information does not qualify as an investment recommendation.

Glossary of terms

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.

Related funds

ISIN code: LU0264606111A2 Acc USD Currency USD NAV 20.5600 Change 0.6900% Price date 17/11/2017
 
ISIN code: LU0572939261A2 Acc EUR Currency EUR NAV 17.4400 Change 0.4600% Price date 17/11/2017
ISIN code: LU0572939691A2 Acc SGD Currency SGD NAV 27.8800 Change 0.6100% Price date 17/11/2017
ISIN code: LU0572940194A3 Inc EUR Currency EUR NAV 9.2300 Change 0.4400% Price date 17/11/2017
ISIN code: LU0572940350A3 Inc SGD Currency SGD NAV 14.7600 Change 0.6100% Price date 17/11/2017
ISIN code: LU0264605907A3 Inc USD Currency USD NAV 10.8900 Change 0.6500% Price date 17/11/2017
ISIN code: LU0828814094H2 Acc EUR Currency EUR NAV 13.7200 Change 0.3700% Price date 17/11/2017
ISIN code: LU0828813872H2 Acc USD Currency USD NAV 13.0700 Change 0.6900% Price date 17/11/2017
ISIN code: LU0942195586H3 Inc EUR Currency EUR NAV 10.6400 Change 0.4700% Price date 17/11/2017
ISIN code: LU0942195313H3 Inc USD Currency USD NAV 9.2700 Change 0.7600% Price date 17/11/2017
ISIN code: LU0264606624X2 Acc USD Currency USD NAV 19.3300 Change 0.7300% Price date 17/11/2017
ISIN code: LU1059380805A2 Acc USD Currency USD NAV 112.2300 Change 0.0100% Price date 17/11/2017
 
ISIN code: LU1059380391A3 Inc EUR Currency EUR NAV 117.9700 Change -0.1300% Price date 17/11/2017
ISIN code: LU1059380557A3 Inc USD Currency USD NAV 98.4200 Change 0.0000% Price date 17/11/2017

Share

Important message