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Investing Topics: Dividend Cuts

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.

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.

Staying Vigilant

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

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.

A Break in the Storm

By Roger S. Conrad on Jul. 10, 2015
For the second consecutive month, none of the more than 200 essential-services companies covered in our Utility Report Card announced a dividend cut. However, companies with heavy exposure to energy prices—especially crude oil and natural gas liquids (NGL)—remain under pressure and could be at risk of reducing their payouts.

Big Yields, Bigger Risks

By Roger S. Conrad on Jun. 5, 2015
There's nothing refreshing about a dividend that's on the rocks.

The Incredible, Shrinking Dividends

By Roger S. Conrad on Apr. 5, 2015
Don't get caught out by surprise. Here's the latest on potential dividend cutters.

Energy Stocks Still in the Danger Zone

By Roger S. Conrad on Mar. 7, 2015
Lower energy prices keep several dividend cutters in danger of further reductions to their payouts.



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