MFS Government Markets Income Trust (MGF) Dividend History

The Fund is to provide high current income and may also consider capital appreciation.The Trust will attempt to achieve this objective by investing at least 65% of its assets in US Government securities and by engaging in transactions involving related options. The Trust may invest up to 35% of its total assets in foreign government securities. In pursuing its objective, the Trust will consider the preservation of capital by balancing the yields of various fixed-income securities against their attendant risks. The Trust invest at leat 80% of its net assets in US and non-US government securities.

Last update 11/13/2019


Dividend Yield Summary

  2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Dividends 0.48 0.47 0.36 0.36 0.06 -
Average Price 5.73 5.48 5.18 4.90 4.50 4.53
Yield 8.37% 8.58% 6.95% 7.35% 1.33% -
• The above Dividend, Average Price, and Yield values for 2019 are year-to-date.

Dividend Dates

Ex Dividend Date 2019-11-12
Dividend Pay Date 2019-11-29

DivInfo Metrics ™

52-Week Projected Earnings Per Share None
52-Week Projected Dividends Per Share 0.37
Dividend Cover -
52-Week Projected Yield 8.08%
52-Week Trailing Yield -
6-Year Average Yield 5.71%
6-Year Dividend Change -22.92%
6-Year Yearly Dividend Change -3.82%
Number of Dividend Payments (1987-07-09 - 2018-02-13) 365

Dividend History

Date Amount Per Share Note
2018-02-13 $0.03
2018-01-16 $0.03
2017-12-19 $0.03
2017-11-14 $0.03
2017-10-17 $0.03
2017-09-12 $0.03
2017-08-15 $0.03
2017-07-18 $0.03
2017-06-13 $0.03
2017-05-16 $0.03
2017-04-18 $0.03
2017-03-14 $0.03
2017-02-14 $0.03
2017-01-17 $0.03
2016-12-20 $0.03
2016-11-15 $0.03
2016-10-18 $0.03
2016-09-20 $0.03
2016-08-16 $0.03
2016-07-19 $0.03
2016-06-14 $0.03
2016-05-17 $0.03
2016-04-19 $0.03
2016-03-15 $0.03
2016-02-16 $0.03
2016-01-19 $0.03
2015-12-15 $0.03
2015-11-17 $0.04
2015-10-13 $0.04
2015-09-15 $0.04
2015-08-18 $0.04
2015-07-14 $0.04
2015-06-16 $0.04
2015-05-12 $0.04
2015-04-14 $0.04
2015-03-17 $0.04
2015-02-17 $0.04
2015-01-13 $0.04
2014-12-16 $0.04
2014-11-18 $0.04
2014-10-14 $0.04
2014-09-16 $0.04
2014-08-12 $0.04
2014-07-15 $0.04
2014-06-17 $0.04
2014-05-13 $0.04
2014-04-15 $0.04
2014-03-18 $0.04
2014-02-18 $0.04
2014-01-14 $0.04
2013-12-17 $0.04
2013-11-12 $0.04
2013-10-15 $0.04
2013-09-17 $0.04
2013-08-13 $0.04
2013-07-16 $0.04
2013-06-18 $0.04
2013-05-14 $0.04
2013-04-16 $0.04
2013-03-12 $0.04
2013-02-12 $0.04
2013-01-15 $0.04
2012-12-18 $0.04
2012-11-13 $0.04
2012-10-16 $0.04
2012-09-18 $0.04
2012-08-14 $0.04
2012-07-17 $0.04
2012-06-12 $0.04
2012-05-15 $0.04
2012-04-17 $0.04
2012-03-13 $0.04
2012-02-14 $0.04
2012-01-17 $0.04
2011-12-12 $0.04
2011-11-14 $0.04
2011-10-11 $0.04
2011-09-12 $0.04
2011-08-09 $0.04
2011-07-12 $0.04
2011-06-08 $0.04
2011-05-10 $0.04
2011-04-11 $0.04
2011-03-09 $0.04
2011-02-09 $0.04
2011-01-11 $0.04
2010-12-13 $0.04
2010-11-08 $0.04
2010-10-12 $0.04
2010-09-13 $0.04
2010-08-10 $0.04
2010-07-12 $0.04
2010-06-08 $0.04
2010-05-11 $0.04
2010-04-12 $0.04
2010-03-09 $0.04
2010-02-09 $0.04
2010-01-12 $0.04
2009-12-09 $0.04
2009-11-10 $0.04
2009-10-13 $0.04
2009-09-10 $0.04
2009-08-10 $0.04
2009-07-13 $0.04
2009-06-10 $0.04
2009-05-11 $0.04
2009-02-09 $0.04
2008-12-10 $0.04
2008-11-07 $0.04
2008-10-09 $0.04
2008-09-10 $0.04
2008-08-29 $0.04
2008-08-11 $0.04
2008-07-31 $0.04
2008-07-09 $0.04
2008-06-30 $0.04
2008-06-11 $0.04
2008-05-09 $0.04
2008-04-09 $0.04
2008-03-10 $0.04
2008-02-11 $0.05
2008-01-10 $0.04
2007-11-09 $0.04
2007-10-09 $0.04
2007-09-10 $0.04
2007-08-10 $0.03
2007-07-10 $0.03
2007-06-11 $0.03
2007-05-09 $0.03
2007-04-10 $0.03
2007-03-09 $0.03
2007-02-09 $0.03
2007-01-10 $0.03
2006-12-13 $0.03
2006-11-09 $0.03
2006-10-10 $0.03
2006-09-12 $0.03
2006-08-09 $0.03
2006-07-11 $0.03
2006-06-08 $0.03
2006-05-09 $0.03
2006-04-11 $0.03
2006-03-09 $0.03
2006-02-09 $0.03
2006-01-11 $0.03
2005-12-08 $0.03
2005-11-09 $0.03
2005-10-11 $0.03
2005-08-09 $0.03
2005-07-14 $0.03
2005-06-09 $0.03
2005-05-10 $0.03
2005-04-12 $0.03
2005-03-10 $0.03
2005-02-09 $0.03
2005-01-11 $0.03
2004-12-13 $0.03
2004-11-10 $0.03
2004-10-13 $0.03
2004-09-13 $0.03
2004-08-12 $0.03
2004-07-13 $0.03
2004-06-14 $0.03
2004-05-12 $0.03
2004-04-13 $0.03
2004-03-11 $0.03
2004-02-12 $0.03
2004-01-13 $0.03
2003-12-11 $0.03
2003-11-12 $0.03
2003-10-10 $0.03
2003-09-11 $0.03
2003-08-13 $0.03
2003-07-11 $0.03
2003-06-11 $0.03
2003-05-13 $0.03
2003-04-11 $0.03
2003-03-12 $0.03
2003-02-12 $0.03
2003-01-13 $0.03
2002-12-12 $0.04
2002-11-13 $0.03
2002-10-10 $0.04
2002-09-12 $0.04
2002-08-13 $0.04
2002-07-11 $0.04
2002-06-12 $0.04
2002-05-13 $0.04
2002-04-11 $0.04
2002-03-13 $0.04
2002-02-13 $0.04
2002-01-11 $0.04
2001-12-12 $0.03
2001-11-13 $0.03
2001-10-11 $0.03
2001-08-13 $0.03
2001-07-12 $0.03
2001-06-13 $0.03
2001-05-11 $0.04
2001-04-11 $0.04
2001-03-13 $0.04
2001-02-13 $0.04
2001-01-11 $0.04
2000-12-13 $0.04
2000-11-13 $0.04
2000-10-12 $0.04
2000-09-13 $0.04
2000-08-11 $0.04
2000-07-12 $0.04
2000-06-13 $0.04
2000-05-11 $0.04
2000-04-12 $0.04
2000-03-13 $0.04
2000-02-11 $0.04
2000-01-12 $0.04
1999-12-13 $0.04
1999-11-09 $0.04
1999-10-12 $0.04
1999-09-13 $0.04
1999-08-11 $0.04
1999-07-13 $0.04
1999-06-10 $0.04
1999-05-12 $0.04
1999-04-13 $0.04
1999-03-12 $0.04
1999-02-10 $0.04
1999-01-13 $0.04
1998-12-11 $0.04
1998-11-12 $0.04
1998-10-13 $0.04
1998-09-11 $0.04
1998-08-12 $0.04
1998-07-13 $0.04
1998-06-11 $0.04
1998-05-13 $0.04
1998-04-13 $0.04
1998-03-12 $0.04
1998-02-11 $0.04
1998-01-13 $0.04
1997-12-11 $0.04
1997-11-12 $0.04
1997-10-10 $0.04
1997-09-11 $0.04
1997-08-13 $0.04
1997-07-11 $0.04
1997-06-12 $0.04
1997-05-13 $0.04
1997-04-11 $0.04
1997-03-12 $0.04
1997-02-12 $0.05
1997-01-13 $0.05
1996-12-12 $0.05
1996-11-13 $0.05
1996-10-10 $0.05
1996-09-12 $0.05
1996-08-13 $0.05
1996-07-11 $0.05
1996-06-13 $0.05
1996-05-13 $0.05
1996-04-11 $0.04
1996-03-13 $0.04
1996-02-13 $0.04
1996-01-11 $0.04
1995-12-13 $0.04
1995-11-13 $0.04
1995-10-12 $0.04
1995-09-13 $0.04
1995-08-11 $0.04
1995-07-13 $0.04
1995-06-13 $0.04
1995-05-09 $0.04
1995-04-10 $0.04
1995-03-09 $0.04
1995-02-09 $0.04
1995-01-10 $0.04
1994-12-09 $0.04
1994-11-08 $0.04
1994-10-07 $0.04
1994-09-09 $0.04
1994-08-09 $0.04
1994-07-11 $0.04
1994-06-09 $0.04
1994-05-10 $0.04
1994-04-11 $0.04
1994-03-09 $0.04
1994-02-09 $0.04
1994-01-10 $0.05
1993-12-09 $0.05
1993-11-08 $0.05
1993-10-08 $0.05
1993-09-09 $0.05
1993-08-10 $0.05
1993-07-09 $0.05
1993-06-09 $0.05
1993-05-10 $0.06
1993-04-08 $0.06
1993-03-09 $0.06
1993-02-09 $0.06
1993-01-11 $0.06
1992-12-09 $0.06
1992-11-09 $0.06
1992-10-08 $0.07
1992-09-09 $0.07
1992-08-10 $0.07
1992-07-09 $0.07
1992-06-09 $0.07
1992-05-11 $0.07
1992-04-09 $0.07
1992-03-10 $0.07
1992-02-10 $0.07
1992-01-10 $0.07
1991-12-09 $0.07
1991-11-08 $0.10
1991-10-08 $0.10
1991-09-10 $0.10
1991-08-08 $0.10
1991-07-09 $0.10
1991-06-11 $0.10
1991-05-08 $0.10
1991-04-09 $0.10
1991-03-08 $0.10
1991-02-11 $0.10
1991-01-10 $0.10
1990-12-10 $0.10
1990-11-08 $0.10
1990-10-09 $0.10
1990-09-11 $0.10
1990-08-08 $0.10
1990-07-10 $0.10
1990-06-08 $0.10
1990-05-08 $0.10
1990-04-09 $0.10
1990-03-08 $0.10
1990-02-09 $0.10
1990-01-09 $0.10
1989-12-06 $0.10
1989-11-07 $0.10
1989-10-10 $0.10
1989-09-07 $0.10
1989-08-08 $0.10
1989-07-11 $0.10
1989-06-06 $0.10
1989-05-08 $0.10
1989-04-10 $0.10
1989-03-07 $0.10
1989-02-07 $0.10
1989-01-03 $0.10
1988-12-08 $0.10
1988-11-07 $0.10
1988-10-07 $0.10
1988-09-09 $0.10
1988-08-08 $0.10
1988-07-11 $0.10
1988-06-08 $0.10
1988-05-09 $0.10
1988-04-11 $0.10
1988-03-08 $0.10
1988-02-08 $0.10
1987-12-24 $0.10
1987-12-08 $0.10
1987-11-06 $0.10
1987-10-07 $0.10
1987-09-09 $0.10
1987-08-10 $0.10
1987-07-09 $0.10
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