Tuesday, 30 October 2012

U.S. Corporate Dividends hit highest level since Q1-09

U.S. Corporate Dividends in the third quarter was USD 759.3 billion according to recent data from the U.S. Department of Commerce. This was an increase of 7.6% on Q3 2011, but was 9.2% lower than the highest ever reported of USD 835.90 set in Q1 2008. On a rolling four quarter basis dividends totaled USD 2,951.80 billion. Dividends have now increased every single quarter on a year on year basis since Q2 2010, averaging a 14.4% YoY growth during this period.



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