Ex Dividend Date

Welcome to Ex Dividend Date

When buying shares, to be eligible to receive the dividend you must have purchased your shareholding before, and held the shares up to and including, the ex-dividend date. You can then sell the shares at any point after the market opens on the ex-dividend date and still receive the dividend payment. If you are new to dividend investing, we have a guide to dividends and dividend definitions. If you have any questions, notice any errors in the data displayed or have any other feedback please don't hesitate to contact us.

Over the long term, and especially when reinvested, the most impressive returns in the stockmarket come from income in the form of dividend payments. Before buying shares for income investing, use our website to filter ex-dividend dates and find dividend paying shares according to:

  • Index: FTSE 100 or 250
  • Ex-Div Date: when the share is going ex-dividend
  • Payment Date: when the dividend is due to be paid
Index: Ex Div Date: Payment Date:
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EPIC Company Index Ex Div Date Amount Payment Date
ACA Acacia Mining FTSE 250 01/09/2016 2.00¢ 30/09/2016
AGK Aggreko FTSE 250 01/09/2016 9.38 30/09/2016
AUTO Auto Trader Group FTSE 250 01/09/2016 1.00 30/09/2016
CLLN Carillion FTSE 250 01/09/2016 5.80 02/11/2016
GFS G4S FTSE 250 01/09/2016 3.59 14/10/2016
IHG InterContinental Hotels Group FTSE 100 01/09/2016 22.60 07/10/2016
IPF International Personal Finance FTSE 250 01/09/2016 4.60 07/10/2016
JLT Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group FTSE 250 01/09/2016 11.60 03/10/2016
KLR Keller Group FTSE 250 01/09/2016 9.25 30/09/2016
LMP Londonmetric Property FTSE 250 01/09/2016 1.80 07/10/2016
MCRO Micro Focus International FTSE 250 01/09/2016 49.74¢ 07/10/2016
NCC NCC Group FTSE 250 01/09/2016 3.15 30/09/2016
NEX National Express Group FTSE 250 01/09/2016 3.87 23/09/2016
PNL Personal Assets Trust FTSE 250 01/09/2016 140.00 13/10/2016
SGC Stagecoach Group FTSE 250 01/09/2016 7.90 05/10/2016
STJ St James's Place FTSE 100 01/09/2016 12.33 30/09/2016
TLPR Tullett Prebon FTSE 250 01/09/2016 5.60 14/11/2016
ULE Ultra Electronics Holdings FTSE 250 01/09/2016 14.20 23/09/2016
BRSN Berendsen FTSE 250 08/09/2016 10.50 07/10/2016
CKN Clarkson FTSE 250 08/09/2016 22.00 23/09/2016
CMCX CMC Markets FTSE 250 08/09/2016 5.36 29/09/2016
CRDA Croda International FTSE 250 08/09/2016 32.75 04/10/2016
CWD Countrywide FTSE 250 08/09/2016 5.00 07/10/2016
ESUR esure Group FTSE 250 08/09/2016 3.00 21/10/2016
GRG Greggs FTSE 250 08/09/2016 9.50 07/10/2016
JAM JPMorgan American Investment Trust FTSE 250 08/09/2016 2.25 11/10/2016
MGGT Meggitt FTSE 250 08/09/2016 4.80 30/09/2016
PAGE PageGroup FTSE 250 08/09/2016 6.46 12/10/2016
PPB Paddy Power Betfair FTSE 100 08/09/2016 40.00 30/09/2016
RAT Rathbone Brothers FTSE 250 08/09/2016 21.00 05/10/2016
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If you'd like to check the latest share prices of the companies listed, you have the option of displaying the EPIC as a link to Yahoo Finance. This will allow you to see the share price of the company concerned, delayed by 15 minutes. You can then divide the value of the Amount column (note: if it's in cents (¢), you'll need to convert it at a website such as www.xe.com first) in the table above by the share price and multiply by 100 to see what the next dividend payment would yield were you to purchase shares at the current share price.

When considering whether to invest in a company for income on the stockmarket, investors will often look towards benchmark yields before deciding whether to buy shares. One such benchmark is the yield of the 10 year gilt. Most investors will demand a premium to the 10 year gilt yield, which, as a government-backed asset, is seen as a far less risky investment compared to equities. As a result, you will most likely be looking for a premium to this. However, a caveat is that anything more than around 1.5 times this may be too good to be true and prove to be shortlived. Other benchmarks include the FTSE dividend yield, with investors keen to confirm a dividend is competitive with the wider market.