Sky Views: Dividend cuts could be bad for all of us

Of the many decisions a company’s board of directors will need to make, one of the most important has to do with the company’s dividend payout policy. If, when, and how much cash a company decides to return to owners in the form of dividends rather than share repurchases, reinvestment, debt reduction, or acquisitions has an enormous influence not only on the total return but on the type of.

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In fact, BT’s dividend history is somewhat erratic, and the last 20 years have seen a mixture of big hikes, big cuts and even one year — 2001 — when no dividend was paid at all. BT cut its dividend by nearly 60% in 2008 and last year’s dividend payout of 8.3p per share was just over half the 2008 payout of 15.8p.

We have also recaptured almost all of the second quarter’s relative underperformance in just the first two trading weeks of the third quarter, which shows how different we are from income strategies that prioritize low volatility over total-return potential.

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Dividend cuts may not be a bad thing for investors. Here are a few reasons why you might want a dividend cut.. The responsible thing to do of course, from a balance sheet point of view, would be for each of these companies to cut their dividend. Some companies during the financial crisis.

These are all significant issues that materially reduce the investment appeal of OHI, but the worst is yet to come. So far, we have presented the good and the bad. cut were at their peak in the.

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And, most dramatically of all, fallen US industrial titan General Electric (GE), a company in which many "Mom and Pop" shareholders invested precisely because of its healthy dividends, cut its pay.

Microsoft’s next dividend payment will be US$0.46 per share, on the back of last year when the company paid a total of US$1.84 to shareholders.. the company could be forced to cut its dividend.

Today is Friday, August 9, 2019, and this is your daily dividend safety update. Today we’re looking at Allete (nyse: ale) stock to see whether its 2.67% dividend is safe. Let’s look at the.