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Virtus Dividend, Interest & Premium Strategy Fund Dividend Yield %

: 5.78% (As of Today)
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As of today (2022-01-17), the Trailing Annual Dividend Yield of Virtus Dividend, Interest & Premium Strategy Fund is 5.78%.

Warning Sign:

Virtus Dividend, Interest & Premium Strategy Fund stock dividend yield is close to 5-year low.

The historical rank and industry rank for Virtus Dividend, Interest & Premium Strategy Fund's Dividend Yield % or its related term are showing as below:

NYSE:NFJ' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.6   Med: 8.52   Max: 11
Current: 5.78

5.6
11

During the past 4 years, the highest Dividend Yield of Virtus Dividend, Interest & Premium Strategy Fund was 11.00%. The lowest was 5.60%. And the median was 8.52%.

NYSE:NFJ's Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
63% of the 1229 Companies
in the Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 4.69 vs. NYSE:NFJ: 5.78 )

Virtus Dividend, Interest & Premium Strategy Fund's Dividend Payout Ratio for the six months ended in Jul. 2021 was 0.21.

During the past 4 years, the highest Dividend Payout Ratio of Virtus Dividend, Interest & Premium Strategy Fund was 0.65. The lowest was 0.21. And the median was 0.52.

As of today (2022-01-17), the Forward Dividend Yield % of Virtus Dividend, Interest & Premium Strategy Fund is 6.29%.

Virtus Dividend, Interest & Premium Strategy Fund's Dividends per Share for the six months ended in Jul. 2021 was $0.45.

During the past 3 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was -7.20% per year.

During the past 4 years, the highest 3-Year average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate of Virtus Dividend, Interest & Premium Strategy Fund was -7.20% per year. The lowest was -7.20% per year. And the median was -7.20% per year.

The growth rate is calculated with least square regression.

For more information regarding to dividend, please check our Dividend Page.


Virtus Dividend, Interest & Premium Strategy Fund Dividend Yield % Historical Data

The historical data trend for Virtus Dividend, Interest & Premium Strategy Fund's Dividend Yield % can be seen below:

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.

* Premium members only.

Virtus Dividend, Interest & Premium Strategy Fund Annual Data
Trend Jan18 Jan19 Jan20 Jan21
Dividend Yield %
- 7.56 6.88 6.78

Virtus Dividend, Interest & Premium Strategy Fund Semi-Annual Data
Jul17 Jan18 Jul18 Jan19 Jul19 Jan20 Jul20 Jan21 Jul21
Dividend Yield % Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 7.18 6.88 7.49 6.78 5.92

Competitive Comparison

For the Asset Management subindustry, Virtus Dividend, Interest & Premium Strategy Fund's Dividend Yield %, along with its competitors' market caps and Dividend Yield % data, can be viewed below:

* Competitive companies are chosen from companies within the same industry, with headquarter located in same country, with closest market capitalization; x-axis shows the market cap, and y-axis shows the term value; the bigger the dot, the larger the market cap. Note that "N/A" values will not show up in the chart.

   

Virtus Dividend, Interest & Premium Strategy Fund Dividend Yield % Distribution

For the Asset Management industry and Financial Services sector, Virtus Dividend, Interest & Premium Strategy Fund's Dividend Yield % distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where Virtus Dividend, Interest & Premium Strategy Fund's Dividend Yield % falls into.



Virtus Dividend, Interest & Premium Strategy Fund Dividend Yield % Calculation

Dividend Yield measures how much a company pays out in dividends each year relative to its share price.

Virtus Dividend, Interest & Premium Strategy Fund Recent Full-Year Dividend History

Amount Ex-date Record Date Pay Date Type Frequency Forex Rate
USD 0.2252021-12-172021-12-202022-01-07Cash DividendquarterlyUSD:USD 1.000000
USD 0.2252021-09-102021-09-132021-09-24Cash DividendquarterlyUSD:USD 1.000000
USD 0.2252021-06-112021-06-142021-06-25Cash DividendquarterlyUSD:USD 1.000000
USD 0.2252021-03-122021-03-152021-03-26Cash DividendquarterlyUSD:USD 1.000000

* GuruFocus converts dividend currency to local traded share price currency in order to calculate dividend yield. Please refer to the last column "Forex Rate" in the above table.

Virtus Dividend, Interest & Premium Strategy Fund's Trailing Annual Dividend Yield (%) for Today is calculated as

Trailing Annual Dividend Yield=Most Recent Full Year Dividend/Current Share Price
=0.9/15.58
=5.78 %

Current Share Price is $15.58.
Virtus Dividend, Interest & Premium Strategy Fund's Dividends per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Today is $0.9.

Virtus Dividend, Interest & Premium Strategy Fund's Forward Annual Dividend Yield (%) for Today is calculated as

Forward Annual Dividend Yield=Forward Full Year Dividend/Current Share Price
=0.9/15.58
=5.78 %

Current Share Price is $15.58.
Virtus Dividend, Interest & Premium Strategy Fund's Dividends per Share for the forward twelve months is calculated as $0.225 * 4 = $0.9.

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.


Virtus Dividend, Interest & Premium Strategy Fund  (NYSE:NFJ) Dividend Yield % Explanation

Over the long term, the return from dividends has been a significant contributor to the total returns produced by equity securities. Studies by Elroy Dimson, Paul Marsh, and Mike Staunton of Princeton University (2002) found that a market-oriented portfolio, which included reinvested dividends, would have generated nearly 85 times the wealth generated by the same portfolio relying solely on capital gains.

Dividends may also qualify a lower tax rate for investors.

In dividends investing, Payout Ratio and Dividend Growth Rate are the two most important variables for consideration. A lower payout ratio may indicate that the company has more room to increase its dividends.

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Virtus Dividend, Interest & Premium Strategy Fund Business Description

Virtus Dividend, Interest & Premium Strategy Fund logo
Industry
Financial Services » Asset Management NAICS : 523991 SIC : 6733
Traded in Other Exchanges
N/A
Address
101 Munson Street, Greenfield, MA, USA, 01301
Virtus Dividend, Interest & Premium Strategy Fund is a Massachusetts-based business trust. Its primary investment objective is to seek current income and gains, with a secondary objective of long-term capital appreciation. The fund pursues its investment objectives by investing in a diversified portfolio of dividend-paying common stocks and income-producing convertible securities.
Executives
Mowrey John R. other: Portfolio Manager 1633 BROADWAY NEW YORK NY 10019
Oliver Thomas W Jr other: Affiliated Person 2121 SAN JACINTO DRIVE DALLAS TX 75201
Pushpaharan Gem other: Affiliated Person 1633 BROADWAY NEW YORK NY 10019
Viggiano John other: Affiliated Person 1633 BROADWAY NEW YORK NY 10019
Cogan Sarah E director 1633 BROADWAY NEW YORK NY 10019
Macleod James S director 250 E KILBOURN AVE MILWAUKEE WI 53202
Parker Jeffrey D other: See Remarks 1345 AVENUE OF THE AMERICAS NEW YORK NY 10105
Holt Erick director 1633 BROADWAY NEW YORK NY 10019
Ruckman Craig officer: Assistant Secretary 1633 BROADWAY NEW YORK NY 10019
Rappaport Alan director C/O PIMCO 650 NEWPORT CENTER DRIVE NEWPORT BEACH CA 92660
Magnuson Paul A other: Portfolio Manager 2121 SAN JACINTO, SUITE 1840 DALLAS TX 75201
Mildner Heiko other: Affiliated Person 1633 BROADWAY NEW YORK NY 10019
Thompson Kathleen C. other: Affiliated Person 1633 BROADWAY NEW YORK NY 10019
Fischer Ben J other: Portfolio Manager 1633 BROADWAY NEW YORK NY 10019
Grau William other: SEE REMARKS C/O ALLIANZ GLOBAL INVESTORS U.S. LLC 1633 BROADWAY NEW YORK NY 10019

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