On April 1, 2021, Global Net Lease GNL announced shareholders can expect to receive a dividend payable on April 15, 2021. The stock will then go ex-dividend 1 business day(s) before the record date. The ex-dividend date for Global Net Lease will be on April 9, 2021. The company's current dividend payout is at $0.4. That equates to a dividend yield of 8.86% at current price levels.
What Are Ex-Dividend Dates?
An ex-dividend date is when a company's shares stop trading with its current dividend payout in preparation for the company to announce a new one. Usually, a company's ex-dividend date falls one business day before its record date. Investors should keep this in mind when purchasing stocks because buying them on or after ex-dividend dates does not qualify them to receive the declared payment. Newly declared dividends go to shareholders who have owned that stock before the ex-dividend date. Most ex-dividend dates operate on a quarterly basis.
Global Net Lease's Dividend Payouts And Yields
Over the past year, Global Net Lease has experienced no change regarding its dividend payouts and a downward trend regarding its yields. Last year on April 9, 2020 the company's payout was $0.4, which has returned to its value today. Global Net Lease's dividend yield last year was 11.97%, which has since decreased by 3.11%.
Companies use dividend yields in different strategic ways. Some companies may opt to not give yields altogether to reinvest in themselves. Other companies may opt to increase or decrease their yield amounts to control how their shares circulate throughout the stock market.
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