Tri-Continental Distribution Policy and History

Tri-Continental Corporation ("the Corporation") has an earned distribution policy. Tri-Continental intends to make distributions to stockholders that are approximately equal to all distributions received from Tri-Continental's underlying portfolio investments, less expenses and dividends payable on Tri-Continental's preferred stock.

Distribution History

YEAR INCOME CAP GAINS RETURN OF CAPITAL TOTAL
1980 $1.14 $1.08 $0.00 $2.22
1981 $1.15 $1.64 $0.00 $2.79
1982 $1.08 $2.72 $0.00 $3.80
1983 $1.09 $1.48 $0.00 $2.57
1984 $1.13 $4.46 $0.00 $5.59
1985 $1.04 $2.40 $0.00 $3.44
1986 $0.97 $6.96 $0.00 $7.93
1987 $0.89 $3.73 $0.00 $4.62
1988 $0.81 $1.25 $0.00 $2.06
1989 $0.84 $2.55 $0.00 $3.39
1990 $0.86 $1.60 $0.00 $2.46
1991 $0.78 $1.80 $0.00 $2.58
1992 $0.78 $0.70 $0.00 $1.48
1993 $0.80 $1.80 $0.00 $2.60
1994 $0.79 $1.90 $0.00 $2.69
1995 $0.73 $2.01 $0.00 $2.74
1996 $0.66 $2.72 $0.00 $3.38
1997 $0.60 $3.45 $0.00 $4.05
1998 $0.52 $4.28 $0.00 $4.80
1999 $0.48 $3.79 $0.00 $4.27
2000 $0.33 $3.30 $0.00 $3.63
2001 $0.28 $1.11 $0.00 $1.39
2002 $0.26 $0.00 $0.00 $0.26
2003 $0.17 $0.00 $0.00 $0.17
2004 $0.23 $0.00 $0.00 $0.23
2005 $0.24 $0.00 $0.00 $0.24
2006 $0.28 $0.00 $0.00 $0.28
2007 $0.87 $1.57 $0.00 $2.44
2008 $0.50 $0.39 $1.22 $2.11
2009 $0.17 $0.00 $0.02 $0.19
2010 $0.25 $0.00 $0.00 $0.25
2011 $0.275 $0.00 $0.00 $0.275
2012 $0.60 $0.00 $0.00 $0.60
2013 $0.676 $0.00 $0.00 $0.676
2014 $0.75 $0.00 $0.00 $0.75
2015 $0.81 $0.00 $0.00 $0.81
2016 $0.91 $0.00 $0.00 $0.91
2017 $1.07 $0.10 $0.00 $1.17
2018 $0.96 $0.95 $0.00 $1.91
2019 $1.016 $0.918 $0.00 $1.934