Dividend and Income Related - USA S&P 500 Data (2008-2018)
datasetposted on 28.05.2019 by Shreyansh G. (Goyal)
Datasets usually provide raw data for analysis. This raw data often comes in spreadsheet form, but can be any collection of data, on which analysis can be performed.
The data set has been created to compare the growth controlled discounted value of dividend payouts of firms across time. The opportunity cost is calculated by measuring the 3 year percentage change in S&P 500 index value. The dividend payouts are calculated preferably as cash dividends paid (including taxes) divided by net income. The growth rate in income is calculated by measuring 3 year change in net income controlling for extraordinary expenses