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Factoid of the Day Tuesday, June 25, 2019
S&P 500 Index stock buybacks totaled $205.81 billion (preliminary) in Q1'19, down 7.7% from the all-time high of $222.98 billion executed in Q4'18, but up 8.9% from the $189.05 billion spent on buybacks in Q1'18, according to S&P Dow Jones Indices. In Q1'19, Information Technology, Financials and Health Care were the most active sectors by far accounting for 33.0%, 20.8% and 14.9%, respectively, of all buyback expenditures. S&P 500 companies distributed $117.33 billion in dividend payments in the quarter, down 2.1% from the all-time high of $119.81 in Q4'18, but up 7.5% from the $109.18 paid out in Q1'18.
 
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NextGen Communications and Technology, 2 6/25/2019
Stonebridge Preferred Income, 23 6/25/2019
Brookmont Equity Dividend, 20 6/26/2019
Core Three Closed-End Allocation, 39 6/26/2019
Deep Value Dividend Opportunity, 9 6/26/2019
Strategic Income Closed-End, 72 6/26/2019
FT Equity Allocation ETF Model, 3nd Qtr 2019 6/28/2019
FT High Income Model, 3nd Qtr 2019 6/28/2019
Dividend & Income Select Closed-End, 76 7/1/2019
Emerging Markets Strength, 45 7/1/2019
Income Dividend Equity Allocation (IDEA), 21 7/1/2019
Richard Bernstein Advisors Quality Income, 34 7/1/2019
Sabrient Forward Looking Value, 7 7/1/2019
Interest Rate Hedge, 125 7/2/2019
Senior Loan & Limited Duration Closed-End, 89 7/2/2019
Diversified Equity Strategic Allocation, 3rd Qtr 2019 7/9/2019
Dow® Target 10, July 2019 7/10/2019
Dow® Target 5, 3rd Qtr 2019 7/10/2019
Dow® Target Dividend, 3rd Qtr 2019 7/10/2019
European Target High Quality Dividend, 3rd Qtr 2019 7/10/2019
Global Target 15, 3rd Qtr 2019 7/10/2019
Income Allocation Closed-End, 3rd Qtr 2019 7/10/2019
S&P Dividend Aristocrats Target 25, 3rd Qtr 2019 7/10/2019
S&P Target 24, 3rd Qtr 2019 7/10/2019
S&P Target SMid 60, 3rd Qtr 2019 7/10/2019
Target Diversified Dividend, 3rd Qtr 2019 7/10/2019
Target Diversified Global Allocation, 3rd Qtr 2019 7/10/2019
Target Dividend Blend, 3rd Qtr 2019 7/10/2019
Target Dividend Double Play, 3rd Qtr 2019 7/10/2019
Target Double Play, 3rd Qtr 2019 7/10/2019
Target Focus Four, 3rd Qtr 2019 7/10/2019
Target Global Dividend Leaders, 3rd Qtr 2019 7/10/2019
Target Growth, 3rd Qtr 2019 7/10/2019
Target High Quality Dividend, 3rd Qtr 2019 7/10/2019
Target Triad, 3rd Qtr 2019 7/10/2019
Target VIP, 3rd Qtr 2019 7/10/2019
Value Line® Target 25, 3rd Qtr 2019 7/10/2019
Value Line® Target Safety 30, 3rd Qtr 2019 7/10/2019
40/60 Strategic Allocation, 3rd Qtr 2019 7/11/2019
60/40 Strategic Allocation, 3rd Qtr 2019 7/11/2019
75/25 Strategic Allocation, 3rd Qtr 2019 7/11/2019
Diversified Fixed Income ETF, 40 7/11/2019
Equity Closed-End, 54 7/12/2019
S&P International Dividend Aristocrats, 3rd Qtr 2019 7/12/2019
Sabrient Dividend Opportunity, 6 7/12/2019
Sabrient Dividend, 28 7/12/2019
Strategic Income Advantage Select, Closed-End, 84 7/12/2019
Tax Exempt Municipal Income, Intermediate, 41 7/16/2019
Content Leaders Opportunity, 12 7/19/2019
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