Dividends By The Numbers In March 2021

Going by the number of dividend cuts announced during the month, the U.S. stock market continued to show signs of a robust recovery in March 2021.
But there’s more to assessing the market than just counting up the number of dividend cuts. Let’s run through the U.S. stock market’s dividend metadata to get a more complete picture.

  • A total of 3,179 U.S. firms declared dividends in March 2021, an increase of 740 over the number recorded in February 2021. That figure is also a decrease of 690 from…

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