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S&P 500 Index’s Dividend Payout Still Trending Higher

Sep 19, 2017
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1. S&P 500 Index companies paid out a record high $104.01 billion in cash dividends in Q2'17.
2. It marked the 3rd consecutive quarter in which cash dividend distributions exceeded $100.00 billion.Over the past 39 quarters through Q2'17,the average quarterly dividend payout was $73.90 billion.




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