The overall rating is a weighted average of the three other rated categories listed below. It is a general indication of the health of a dividend.
This indicator measures a stock's current dividend yield, and compares it to similar stocks and historical yields.
The rating for dividend history is determined by looking back at the frequency and amount of historical dividend payments.
This indicator measures a stock's history of dividend increases; consistent increases over time will produce a favorable rating.
Madison Strategic Sector Premium Fund (MSP)
Calamos Global Dynamic Income Fund (CHW)
Duff & Phelps Utilities Income, Inc. (DNP)
Eaton Vance Tax-Managed Buy-Write Income Fund (ETB)
Delaware Investments Dividend & Income Fund, Inc. (DDF)