5 Global Stocks for Income Investors

Global funds looking to produce an income stream for investors are increasingly looking away from UK and US firms. Here a quintet of dividend payers from overseas

David Brenchley 4 September, 2018 | 2:28PM

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Not long ago, it could be argued so-called 'global' equity income funds were just a blend of the blue-chip UK and US stock markets, with companies listed in those two jurisdictions holding a disproportional weighting in sector funds.

Latterly, however, these funds have had the opportunity to move away from these highly concentrated income-producing areas. The global dividend index tracked by Janus Henderson Investors shows global dividends have soared over 80% since 2009, when the index began.

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Securities Mentioned in Article

Security NamePriceChange (%)Morningstar
Rating
Airbus SE63.69 EUR0.00
Artemis Global Income I Inc0.82 GBP0.22
AstraZeneca PLC8,542.00 GBP0.00
British American Tobacco PLC3,202.00 GBP0.00
Fidelity Global Dividend W Acc241.01 GBP-0.61
JPMorgan Global Growth & Income Ord332.50 GBP0.15
Microsoft Corp184.91 USD0.00
Murray International Ord1,040.68 GBP2.63
Novartis AG82.59 CHF0.00
Pfizer Inc36.16 USD0.00
Royal Dutch Shell PLC B1,285.00 GBP0.00
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd296.50 TWD0.00
Veritas Global Equity Income A GBP184.30 GBP0.16

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David Brenchley

David Brenchley  is a Reporter for Morningstar.co.uk

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