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Investing Topics: Dividend Cuts

Danger: Falling Dividends

By Roger S. Conrad on Mar. 5, 2018
Two names on our Endangered Dividends List cut their payouts.

Earnings Season Likely Brings More Dividend Cuts

By Roger S. Conrad on Feb. 4, 2018
Earnings season is the time when management teams usually update guidance and announce dividend policies.

California Cuttin’ On Such a Winter’s Day

By Roger S. Conrad on Jan. 8, 2018
PG&E Corp (NYSE: PCG) suspended its dividend indefinitely because of uncertainty about the cause of the devastating wildfires that ravaged California last year—and the utility’s potential liability.

Falling Dividends and Failing Companies

By Roger S. Conrad on Dec. 10, 2017
What’s worse for a company’s shareholders than a dividend cut? Well, two names on our Endangered Dividends List face the very real threat of insolvency.

Three Cuts

By Roger S. Conrad on Nov. 14, 2017
Three members of the Endangered Dividends List have cut their payouts since the October 2017 issue.

Unhappy Returns

By Roger S. Conrad on Oct. 7, 2017
Although third-quarter earnings season hasn't hit yet, recent developments have landed four companies on the Endangered Dividends List. The latest additions include two former members that had escaped after slashing their payouts.

The Second (Distribution) Cut is the Deepest?

By Roger S. Conrad on Sep. 9, 2017
Longtime Endangered Dividends List member Plains All-American Pipeline LP announced its second distribution cut in a year.

The Rise of the Machines

By Roger S. Conrad on Aug. 14, 2017
Accelerating adoption of the internet of things creates compelling opportunities for some of the companies covered in our Utility Report Card.

Dividend Cuts A-Go-Go

By Roger S. Conrad on Aug. 14, 2017
Three of the four companies in our coverage universe that announced payout cuts this quarter were on our Endangered Dividends List.

Power Cut

By Roger S. Conrad on Apr. 14, 2017
We assess E.On's third dividend cut since 2011 and explore other areas of potential risk.



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