What I found is that my total dividends were decreased by 0.16% from just prior to these changes to just after these changes. So this is basically a wash. However, my dividend income has increased by 1.8% when I compare last year's dividend income to that just after these changes.
The dividend changes are listed below:
|Stocks||Symbol||Price||New Div||Old Div||Diff|
|CDN National Railway||CNR||$75.95||$1.50||$1.25||20.00%|
This seems in line with what I have experienced in the past. I have never had my dividend income decrease year over year at any time.
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