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Factoid of the Day Thursday, April 2, 2020
In March, the dividend-payers (413) in the S&P 500 Index (equal weight) posted a total return of -18.87% vs. -18.96% for the non-payers (92), according to S&P Dow Jones Indices. There are currently 505 stocks in the index. Year-to-date, payers were down 27.99%, vs. a decline of 25.20% for the non-payers. For the 12-month period ended March 2020, payers were down 18.60%, vs. a decline of 15.97% for the non-payers. The number of dividends increased in March totaled 13, the same as last March. Year-to-date, dividend increases totaled 125, up from 118 over the same period a year ago. Three dividends were cut in March, compared to two cuts a year ago. Ten dividends were suspended in March 2020. 
 
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Covered Call Select Closed-End, 76 4/3/2020
Equity Income Opportunity, 12 4/3/2020
International Capital Strength, 46 4/3/2020
Key 3, 10 4/3/2020
SMid Capital Strength, 46 4/3/2020
Worldwide Economic Recovery, 6 4/3/2020
California Municipal Income Select Closed-End, 79 4/7/2020
FT Income, 7 4/7/2020
Interest Rate Hedge and ETF, 26 4/7/2020
Municipal Advantage Closed-End and ETF, 59 4/7/2020
S&P International Dividend Aristocrats, 2nd Qtr 2020 4/7/2020
Diversified Equity Strategic Allocation, 2nd Qtr 2020 4/9/2020
Dow® Target 10, April 2020 4/13/2020
Dow® Target 5, 2nd Qtr 2020 4/13/2020
Dow® Target Dividend, 2nd Qtr 2020 4/13/2020
Global Target 15, 2nd Qtr 2020 4/13/2020
Income Allocation Closed-End, 2nd Qtr 2020 4/13/2020
S&P Dividend Aristocrats Target 25, 2nd Qtr 2020 4/13/2020
S&P Target 24, 2nd Qtr 2020 4/13/2020
S&P Target SMid 60, 2nd Qtr 2020 4/13/2020
Target Diversified Dividend, 2nd Qtr 2020 4/13/2020
Target Diversified Global Allocation, 2nd Qtr 2020 4/13/2020
Target Dividend Blend, 2nd Qtr 2020 4/13/2020
Target Dividend Double Play, 2nd Qtr 2020 4/13/2020
Target Dividend Triple Play, 2nd Qtr 2020 4/13/2020
Target Double Play, 2nd Qtr 2020 4/13/2020
Target Focus Four, 2nd Qtr 2020 4/13/2020
Target Global Dividend Leaders, 2nd Qtr 2020 4/13/2020
Target Growth, 2nd Qtr 2020 4/13/2020
Target High Quality Dividend, 2nd Qtr 2020 4/13/2020
Target Triad, 2nd Qtr 2020 4/13/2020
Target VIP, 2nd Qtr 2020 4/13/2020
Value Line® Target 25, 2nd Qtr 2020 4/13/2020
Value Line® Target Safety 30, 2nd Qtr 2020 4/13/2020
40/60 Strategic Allocation, 2nd Qtr 2020 4/14/2020
60/40 Strategic Allocation, 2nd Qtr 2020 4/14/2020
75/25 Strategic Allocation, 2nd Qtr 2020 4/14/2020
Diversified Fixed Income ETF, 43 4/14/2020
Select DSIP, 2nd Qtr 2020 4/14/2020
Discount Opportunity Closed-End, 10 4/15/2020
Cboe Vest Large Cap Buffered, 6 4/16/2020
Content Leaders, 17 4/17/2020
High Dividend Equity, 44 4/17/2020
Market Strength Allocation Select, 40 4/17/2020
Dividend Edge, 15 4/20/2020
Market Strength Allocation Opportunity, 13 4/20/2020
Sabrient Baker's Dozen, 2nd Qtr 2020 4/20/2020
American Recovery, 1 4/21/2020
Cboe Vest Large Cap Deep Buffered, 2 4/23/2020
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