FTSE 100 dividend payouts rebound by £15.2bn in 2021 in first year of growth since 2018

AJ Bell Dividend Dashboard

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AJ Bell's Russ Mould

Total FTSE 100 dividend payments are expected to grow by 25% in 2021, equating to a total dividend payout of £76.9bn fuelled by a “post-pandemic rebound” of £15.2bn, according to the latest AJ Bell Dividend Dashboard Q2 2021.

The report showed that the FTSE 100 is set to yield 3.7% this year, the first year of dividend growth since 2018, while dividend cover is also improving which, at 1.83 times, is its highest level since...

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