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Endangered Dividends

No Cuts, But Plenty of Risks

By Roger S. Conrad on May. 8, 2016
First-quarter earnings season has included a raft of weak results and guidance reductions from the more than 200 essential-service companies in our Utility Report Card.  

Two Big Dividend Cuts and More on the Way

By Roger S. Conrad on Apr. 11, 2016
Two companies in our coverage universe cut their dividends last month. We look at what went wrong and add four names to our Endangered Dividends List.

A Wave of Dividend Cuts

By Roger S. Conrad on Mar. 10, 2016
Nine of the more than 200 companies covered in our Utility Report Card have slashed their dividends since we posted the February issue of Conrad’s Utility Investor.  

Home for At-Risk Dividends

By Roger S. Conrad on Feb. 7, 2016
Our Endangered Dividends List has a new member, while one former resident returns to the general population after slashing its payout for a second time.

Misery Loves Company

By Roger S. Conrad on Jan. 11, 2016
Five new members joined the Endangered Dividends List this month.

How Safe Are These Dividends?

By Roger S. Conrad on Dec. 6, 2015
We've added a few more names to our Endangered Dividends List.

Staying Vigilant

By Roger S. Conrad on Nov. 7, 2015
Two companies on our Endangered Dividends List slashed their payouts.

Head for the Exit

By Roger S. Conrad on Oct. 12, 2015
The recent rally in the broader market gives investors an opportunity to exit the names on our Endangered Dividends List.

Dividends under Threat and on the Mend

By Roger S. Conrad on Sep. 14, 2015
There are two ways to escape the Endangered Dividends List: posting improved operating results that eliminate the threat to the payout or cutting these disbursements to shareholders completely.

 Warning: Falling Dividends

By Roger S. Conrad on Aug. 8, 2015
One of the names on our Endangered Dividends List completely did away with its payout, while two companies exited the danger zone.

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Roger S. Conrad needs no introduction to individual and professional investors, many of whom have profited from his decades of experience uncovering the best dividend-paying stocks for accumulating sustainable wealth. Roger b