We explain the growing concerns over cash payouts from three FTSE 100 companies
Thursday 07 Nov 2019 Author: Tom Sieber
According to the latest AJ Bell Dividend Dashboard report, the FTSE 100 is yielding 4.8%. However, the same research shows FTSE dividends are, on average, covered just 1.63 times by earnings which suggest investors need to investigate the sustainability of these payouts. For example, the housebuilding sector offers some of the largest yields on the FTSE 100 but cracks are starting to appear. Furthermore, BT’s ( BT.A ) dividend...