Dividend Market Report for March 17, 2015

Dividend Market Report for March 17, 2015

Dividend Announcements

The most recent announcements on record from our latest sample of 1,098 stocks currently traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange revealed the distribution of increased, unchanged, and decreased dividends.

Among stocks that pay dividends:

    14.8% announced increases.
    69.6% announced they would pay the same.
    15.7% announced decreases.

Dividend Payments This Week

This week, 48 stocks in our sample paid dividends. The distribution was as follows:

Among stocks that paid this week:

    20.8% paid increases.
    50.0% paid the same as last time.
    29.2% paid decreases.

Dividend-Paying Growth Stocks

The following stocks paid dividends during last 7 days. Please note: This list is merely a sample provided for research purposes only and should not be considered advice in any way, shape or form.

    Canadian Natural Resources Ltd (CNQ) – dividends increased
    Bce Inc. (BCE) – dividends increased
    Intact Financial Corp (IFC) – dividends increased

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