The Dividends file from Wall Street Horizon (WSH), a TMX Group company, provides information on all announced dividends for nearly 5,300 companies worldwide. Dividend events are identified through press releases, company websites, and regulatory/exchange filings. Each Dividend record provides company identifiers, announcement date, record date, ex-div date, pay date, dividend amount, and dividend frequency (e.g., monthly, annual, special). WSH flags dividends that are pending board approval, are paid out in mix of cash and stock, and are announced with base and variable components.
Features and Benefits
- WSH is the gold standard for accurately tracking, curating, and presenting corporate events so clients do not miss critical, potentially market-moving inflection points.
- Data is sourced from - and linked back to - publicly available soures that avoid any compliance issues.
- History is available back to 2008 for quantitative modelling.
WSH collects information on over 30 corporate event classes for over 9,300 of largest market capitalization and most heavily traded stocks worldwide, of which 4,300 are in US, 700 are in Canada, and 4,300 are from across EMEA, Asia-Pacific, and Latin America regions.