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 06/28/2022


Dividend Yield Summary

  2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022
Dividends 0.36 0.36 0.36 0.36 0.36 0.15
Average Price 4.90 4.50 4.53 4.64 4.38 3.80
Yield 7.35% 7.99% 7.94% 7.76% 8.23% 3.95%
• The above Dividend, Average Price, and Yield values for 2022 are year-to-date.

Dividend Dates

Ex Dividend Date 2022-06-14
Dividend Pay Date

DivInfo Metrics ™

52-Week Projected Earnings Per Share 0.00
52-Week Projected Dividends Per Share 0.30
Dividend Cover -
52-Week Projected Yield 8.58%
52-Week Trailing Yield 8.09%
6-Year Average Yield 7.29%
6-Year Dividend Change -16.67%
6-Year Yearly Dividend Change -2.78%
Number of Dividend Payments (1987-07-09 - 2022-06-14) 417

Dividend History

Date Amount Per Share Note
2022-06-14 $0.02
2022-05-17 $0.02
2022-04-19 $0.02
2022-03-15 $0.03
2022-02-15 $0.03
2022-01-18 $0.03
2021-12-14 $0.03
2021-11-16 $0.03
2021-10-12 $0.03
2021-09-14 $0.03
2021-08-17 $0.03
2021-07-13 $0.03
2021-06-15 $0.03
2021-05-18 $0.03
2021-04-13 $0.03
2021-03-16 $0.03
2021-02-16 $0.03
2021-01-19 $0.03
2020-12-15 $0.03
2020-11-17 $0.03
2020-10-13 $0.03
2020-09-15 $0.03
2020-08-18 $0.03
2020-07-14 $0.03
2020-06-16 $0.03
2020-05-12 $0.03
2020-04-14 $0.03
2020-03-17 $0.03
2020-02-18 $0.03
2020-01-14 $0.03
2019-12-17 $0.03
2019-11-12 $0.03
2019-10-15 $0.03
2019-09-17 $0.03
2019-08-13 $0.03
2019-07-16 $0.03
2019-06-18 $0.03
2019-05-14 $0.03
2019-04-16 $0.03
2019-03-12 $0.03
2019-02-12 $0.03
2019-01-15 $0.03
2018-12-18 $0.03
2018-11-13 $0.03
2018-10-16 $0.03
2018-09-18 $0.03
2018-08-14 $0.03
2018-07-17 $0.03
2018-06-12 $0.03
2018-05-15 $0.03
2018-04-17 $0.03
2018-03-13 $0.03
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