magazine 23 May 2019
A quarter of the FTSE 100 is yielding 6% or more. Shares investigates why such generous levels of income are on offer and picks three stock to earn large dividends.
Also in this week’s digital magazine: ways to generate an income from ETFs, and investment trust dividend heroes that have grown their dividends by more than inflation every year for at least a decade.
Discover why Woodford Income Fund is in the spotlight again for bad reasons and learn how Labour’s utilities nationalisation plan could affect certain infrastructure funds.
Stocks under the spotlight include Tesco, Entertainment One, Euromoney, SThree and Pure Gold.
James from Sussex has squirreled away money throughout his working life
We examine why yields are so high and how to check for income sustainability
Investors are lining up to withdraw cash after dismal performance
Its content is in strong demand from Asian broadcasters and consumers
The company plans to reopen a former-producing mine in Canada next year
We look at major share price movers and key announcements over the past week
Amid ongoing political turmoil investors are turning their attention to the risks posed by a general election
How buying a more expensive passive fund can really eat into your returns
We look at trusts raising dividends by more than the cost of living
We examine how to get diversified exposure to dividends
This week’s Shares is packed with hints on how to spot sustainable dividends
Value stocks have often performed well when inflation starts to pick up
We look at what might be influencing the stance of producers’ cartel OPEC ahead of key summit
The UK supermarket is dominant, defensive and dividend paying to boot
Specialism in high growth markets should drive a revaluation of the shares
Improving picture for embattled asset management business
We remain convinced there’s hidden value within the investment trust
We look at dividend-focused passive funds and how their selection criteria works
AJ Bell pensions expert Tom Selby explains the rules