• Bret Kenwell
    Hey SA, just wondering what you guys thought of WIN as a long term divy payer. it kept it's .25 div through all the financial meltdown, it
    4/27/12
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    • Bret Kenwell: keeps a steady cashflow. not the best company in the world i realize that, but a fat yield, hasn't been changed in years. good outlook and
      4/27/12
    • Bret Kenwell: has a really tight range. Not long, not short, just wondering what you guys thought is all.
      4/27/12
    • J. Sheehan: I am by no means an expert, but I do own WIN and hope to collect on the div. I think the 5/10 earnings will help paint a better picture
      5/4/12
    • Bret Kenwell: Many days later ;) however, I'm mostly a trader, building a small long term acct and one position I am looking at building is in WIN.
      5/4/12
    • Bret Kenwell: They've essentially been a tight, tight range, and earnings are never guided up (or down) which is fine. I would be in this stock for the
      5/4/12
    • Bret Kenwell: divy than the future growth. and they've held that div stiff at .25 even through the financial crisis. just curious as to others thoughts.
      5/4/12
    • J. Sheehan: Rather than diving head first, I plan on investing periodically to develop a strong cost basis. But this is a relatively new purchase for me
      5/4/12
    • Bret Kenwell: I have no position in it. It's not a crazy mover (a good thing) so I'm taking my time analyzing it and going through their #'s what I mainly
      5/4/12
    • J. Sheehan: I haven't had the time to do my research on it, been pre-occupied with TEF, although I really like the idea of a high div U.S. company
      5/4/12
    • Bret Kenwell: want to make sure of is that they wont yank their divy and that they'll have enough $$ flow to keep up that yield. Have a while before exdiv
      5/4/12
    • J. Sheehan: Payout ratio raises a red flag - 303% doesn't seem very sustainable, but telecoms payout ratios are known to payout at a higher ratios
      5/4/12
    • Bret Kenwell: Like I obviously want it for the yield, but the day the say "hey we're gonna pay out .07 divy not a .25" stock will tumble FAST.
      5/4/12
    • J. Sheehan: No doubt. But it might not be that drastic of a dividend cut. I think its all going to depend on May 10 earnings.
      5/4/12
    • Bret Kenwell: True. I can afford to wait. I would like a starter position if all stays well and then build on top of that along with DRIPs
      5/4/12