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Update USA Dividend Analysis
In the most recent quarter, 82.2% of large cap companies paid a dividend. This percentage drops for mid cap and small cap companies to 67.8% and 51.2%, respectively. As can be seen from these percentages, dividends are an important part of the investing process, especially in large cap allocations and even in the “growth” classification of small cap. Over ½ of the entire market pays a dividend at some level.