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Dividends By The Numbers In 2018

Published Thu, 03 Jan 2019 07:26:55 -0500 on Seeking Alpha

2018 has gone out with a bang for dividend-paying stocks in the U.S. stock market. Here's the dividend metadata for December 2018:
In December 2018, 5,934 U.S. firms declared dividends, an increase of 2,210 over the 3,724 recorded in November 2018. That figure is also an increase of 1,428 over the number recorded in December 2017 and the largest number ever recorded for a data series that extends back to January 2004. 179 U.S. firms announced they would pay an extra, or special, dividend to their shareholders in December 2018, an increase of 87 over the number recorded in November 2018. That figure is also an increase of 35 over the total recorded in December 2017. 138 U.S. firms hiked their dividend payments to shareholders in December 2018, a decrease of 27 from the number recorded in November 2018, which is an increase of 12 over the total recorded in December 2017. A total of 40 publicly traded companies cut their dividends in December 2018, an increase of 20 over the number recorded in November 2018 and a decrease of 14 from the 54 recorded in December 2017. Just 1 U.S. firm omitted paying their dividends in December 2018, the same as the number recorded in November 2018. That figure is also a decrease of 6 from the number of firms that omitted paying dividends back in December 2017. The following chart illustrates the number of dividend increases and decreases recorded in each month from January 2004 through December 2018:

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Stock name Last trade   P/E Earnings/Share Dividend/Share Dividend yield
HI CRUSH PARTNERS LP 2.30   2.8 0.82 0.00 39.30
SANDRIDGE MISSISSIPPIAN TRUST I 0.60   3.4 0.18 0.15 25.89
SANDRIDGE PERMIAN TRUST 1.64   3.4 0.48 0.28 17.64
GOLAR LNG PARTNERS LP 11.14   18.0 0.62 1.62 14.28
GARRISON CAPITAL 6.95   0.0 -0.08 0.92 13.26
NORTH EUROPEAN OIL ROYALTY TRUST 6.74   8.6 0.78 0.88 12.96
MV OIL TRUST 7.61   5.0 1.53 0.86 11.50
DORCHESTER MINERALS L.P. 18.19   10.7 1.70 1.93 10.59
BP PRUDHOE BAY ROYALTY TRUST 15.38   3.0 5.06 1.38 8.58
CROSS TIMBERS ROYALTY TRUST 11.87   9.4 1.27 0.98 8.49
BUCKEYE PARTNERS LP 40.83   0.0 -0.62 3.00 7.36
MANNING & NAPIER 1.81   11.3 0.16 0.08 4.57
CAL-MAINE FOODS 41.05   13.6 3.01 1.09 2.66
KKR & CO LP 24.29   8.3 2.94 0.50 2.13

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