Learning lessons from the UK dividends bounce back

UK dividends payments rebounded by 46% in 2021

New research shows that UK dividend payments rebounded strongly in 2021, but still remain below their pre-pandemic level. The experience of the last two years holds important lessons for investors. 2020 was a grim year for anyone who relied on UK company dividends as a source of income. The total dividend payments from UK plc fell…

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UK dividends: A bad 2020, but a better 2021?

Hopes for UK dividends in 2021

New data show how far UK dividends fell last year, but projections for 2021 suggest the declines are nearly over.   In January 2021, Link Asset Services published its latest UK Dividend Monitor covering the final quarter of 2020 and the year as a whole. The headline figure was that total dividends fell by 44% over…

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