First Trust Morningstar (FDL) Dividend History

The investment seeks investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield (before the fund's fees and expenses) of an equity index called the MorningstarĀ® Dividend Leaders IndexSM. The fund will normally invest at least 90% of its net assets (including investment borrowings) in common stocks that comprise the index. The objective of the index is to offer investors a benchmark for dividend portfolios as well as a means to invest in a portfolio of stocks that have a consistent record of growing dividends as well as the ability to sustain them. It is non-diversified.

Last update 08/20/2018


Dividend Yield Summary

  2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Dividends 0.69 0.80 0.87 0.82 0.96 -
Average Price 21.12 23.42 23.44 26.43 28.58 28.96
Yield 3.27% 3.42% 3.71% 3.10% 3.36% -
• The above Dividend, Average Price, and Yield values for 2018 are year-to-date.

Dividend Dates

Ex Dividend Date 2018-06-21
Dividend Pay Date

DivInfo Metrics ™

52-Week Projected Earnings Per Share 0.00
52-Week Projected Dividends Per Share 0.98
Dividend Cover -
52-Week Projected Yield 3.29%
52-Week Trailing Yield 1.72%
6-Year Average Yield 2.72%
6-Year Dividend Change 42.03%
6-Year Yearly Dividend Change 7.00%
Number of Dividend Payments (2006-06-23 - 2017-12-21) 44

Dividend History

Date Amount Per Share Note
2017-12-21 $0.29
2017-09-21 $0.21
2017-06-22 $0.24
2017-03-23 $0.22
2016-12-21 $0.27
2016-09-21 $0.20
2016-06-22 $0.18
2016-03-23 $0.17
2015-12-23 $0.25
2015-09-23 $0.19
2015-06-24 $0.22
2015-03-25 $0.21
2014-12-23 $0.22
2014-09-23 $0.20
2014-06-24 $0.19
2014-03-25 $0.19
2013-12-18 $0.20
2013-09-20 $0.12
2013-06-21 $0.19
2013-03-21 $0.18
2012-09-21 $0.18
2012-06-21 $0.17
2012-03-21 $0.16
2011-12-21 $0.14
2011-09-21 $0.14
2011-06-21 $0.18
2011-03-22 $0.15
2010-12-21 $0.14
2010-09-21 $0.13
2010-06-22 $0.17
2010-03-23 $0.14
2009-12-22 $0.17
2009-09-22 $0.15
2009-06-23 $0.10
2009-03-23 $0.14
2008-06-30 $0.22
2008-03-24 $0.21
2007-12-21 $0.26
2007-09-21 $0.22
2007-06-21 $0.20
2007-03-23 $0.20
2006-12-21 $0.20
2006-09-25 $0.20
2006-06-23 $0.20
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