We look at the importance of payouts being covered by earnings and cash flow
Thursday 11 Apr 2019 Author: Tom Sieber
Dividends are a big reason people invest in shares. The prospect of securing a juicy yield on your money is an appealing one. And with the FTSE 100 paying a prospective dividend yield close to 5%, the income attractions of UK stocks have rarely been more evident. But buyer beware, these dividends are not set in stone, and you need to do your homework to ensure you are not...