We are proud to be one of only four investment trusts that has increased its ordinary dividend for more than 50 years.
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Our dividend policy

The Board’s current policy is to pay a progressive dividend. The Board may make use of revenue reserves to support this policy. When we have unanticipated levels of income we may retain part of it or pay a special dividend.

By selecting complementary equity managers, we can continue to focus on both income and growth, with the aim of building on our 50-year plus track record of year-on-year ordinary dividend growth.

Proposed dividends

Typically, we pay our dividends at the end of each quarter.

The first quarterly dividend will be paid to qualifying shareholders as follows:

Payment date – 1 July 2019
Type – Quarterly Dividend – June 2019
Ex-dividend – 6 June 2019
Amount/Share – 3.490p

Final proposed dividend payment dates for the financial year to 31 December 2019 is on or around:

  • 30 September 2019
  • 31 December 2019
  • 31 March 2020
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AIC Dividend Hero

Alliance Trust has been awarded the AIC’s Dividend Hero award and is proud to have increased its dividend every year for 51 years. This award is made by the Association of Investment Companies to the small number of investment companies who have increased their dividends each year for 20 years or more. For more information and a full list of qualifying companies, you can visit the AIC website.

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