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Index: Ex Div Date: Payment Date:
EPIC Company Index Ex Div Date Amount Payment Date
BA. BAE Systems FTSE 100 18/10/2018 9.00 30/11/2018
BBOX Tritax Big Box REIT FTSE 250 18/10/2018 1.67 15/11/2018
CTY City of London Investment Trust FTSE 250 18/10/2018 4.55 30/11/2018
INTU Intu Properties FTSE 250 18/10/2018 4.60 20/11/2018
MSLH Marshalls FTSE 250 18/10/2018 4.00 05/12/2018
NRR NewRiver REIT FTSE 250 18/10/2018 5.40 16/11/2018
SAGA Saga FTSE 250 18/10/2018 3.00 23/11/2018
SMIN Smiths Group FTSE 100 18/10/2018 30.75 16/11/2018
BNKR Bankers Investment Trust FTSE 250 25/10/2018 5.00 30/11/2018
COA Coats Group FTSE 250 25/10/2018 0.50¢ 16/11/2018
DPH Dechra Pharmaceuticals FTSE 250 25/10/2018 18.17 16/11/2018
HWDN Howden Joinery Group FTSE 250 25/10/2018 3.70 23/11/2018
ITV ITV FTSE 100 25/10/2018 2.60 03/12/2018
JDW Wetherspoon JD FTSE 250 25/10/2018 8.00 29/11/2018
JMG JPMorgan Emerging Markets Inv Trust FTSE 250 25/10/2018 12.50 29/11/2018
WMH William Hill FTSE 250 25/10/2018 4.26 28/11/2018
ASHM Ashmore Group FTSE 250 01/11/2018 12.10 07/12/2018
HFG Hilton Food Group FTSE 250 01/11/2018 5.60 30/11/2018
MGAM Morgan Advanced Materials FTSE 250 01/11/2018 4.00 23/11/2018
SNR Senior FTSE 250 01/11/2018 2.19 30/11/2018
GFRD Galliford Try FTSE 250 08/11/2018 49.00 05/12/2018
GOG Go-Ahead Group FTSE 250 08/11/2018 71.91 23/11/2018
BNZL Bunzl FTSE 100 15/11/2018 15.20 02/01/2019
DNLM Dunelm Group FTSE 250 15/11/2018 19.50 07/12/2018
GNS Genus FTSE 250 15/11/2018 17.90 30/11/2018
SPI Spire Healthcare Group FTSE 250 15/11/2018 1.30 11/12/2018
HILS Hill & Smith Holdings FTSE 250 29/11/2018 10.00 03/01/2019
JD. JD Sports Fashion FTSE 250 29/11/2018 0.27 04/01/2019
NXT Next FTSE 100 06/12/2018 55.00 02/01/2019
SMWH WH Smith FTSE 250 10/01/2019 38.10 31/01/2019

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, FTSE 250, FTSE Small Cap, FTSE Fledgling and AIM
  • Ex-Div Date: when the share is going ex-dividend
  • Payment Date: when the dividend is due to be paid

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.