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Is A Dividend Cut The End Of The World? Analysis From Dividend Cutting Companies, Part II
- The average stock price following a dividend cut announcement was -4.05%.
- The stock price of 17 companies in the sample ended the day positively following a dividend cut announcement.
- The majority of the stock prices of the companies in the sample were already in a downtrend when the dividend cut was announced.
- Despite the dividend cut announcement, the short-term stock price uptrend was not affected for several companies.
Is A Dividend Cut The End Of The World? Analysis Of Dividend-Cutting Companies, Part I
- Data was obtained on companies that have cut their dividend in order to provide more information on what to do when a company cuts its dividend.
- 5 questions will be answered over a series of articles regarding dividend cuts. These questions will also explore other aspects and trends.
- Using the Champions, Contenders, Challengers list kept by David Fish, a sample of 59 companies will be analyzed.
- The average dividend cut made by the companies in the sample was 49.52%. If the financial sector is excluded, the average dividend cut becomes 42.56%.
- The average dividend cut varies by sector and CCC list classification.
What To Do After A Dividend Cut: A Review Of The Literature
Nov. 25, 2014 • 18 Comments
- A literature review on the topic of “dividend cut” returned 9 articles.
- There are two camps on this topic: Hold or sell.
- There are positive outcomes for those who have sold or held onto a company that cut its dividend.
- Limited empirical data and information on this topic restricts making a well informed decision whether to hold or sell.
Protecting Your Portfolio And Selling For Capital Gains: Is It Worth It For Dividend Growth Investors?
- A review of the merits of Parsimony Investment Research’s selling guidelines was conducted.
- Loss thresholds via stop loss orders may have mixed benefits for dividend growth investors. Much depends on the initiation price, the amount of appreciation, and the margin of safety.
- Depending on the dividend growth rate, selling a dividend stock that has collected 5 years’ worth of dividends in a 6-month period may not be as beneficial or disadvantageous.
- Using these guidelines may lead an investor to “trading,” which many dividend growth investors do not engage in.
Reasons For Selling Dividend Stocks: A Review Of The Literature
Oct. 29, 2014 • 28 Comments
- When to sell dividend growth stocks in a portfolio is an equally important decision as buying those same stocks.
- A review of the literature as found in articles on Seeking Alpha found 3 common reasons for selling a dividend growth stock.
- Although multiple reasons for selling dividend growth stocks were found, an elaboration of the guidelines, criterion or description was seldom found.
Shareholder Yield: Are The Companies You're Invested In Investing In You?
- The Shareholder Yield adds the net buyback and dividend yield to calculate "payments" to shareholders.
- The companies found in the TOP 10 primarily had higher share buybacks and dividend yields below 2%.
- Many companies in the TOP 10 have frozen or cut their dividends which has resulted in decreasing a shareholder's total return.
- Is Wal-Mart's 2% Dividend Increase A Warning To Investors?
- The F-Score Dividend Portfolio Update And Final Thoughts
- Are There Any Deals To Be Had In This Pullback For Dividend Stocks?
- The F-Score Dividend Portfolio: Holding Its Own
- The Piotroski F-Score Dividend Portfolio: How Things Can Change Quickly
- Has A Buying Opportunity In Baxter International Occurred?
- A Dividend Portfolio Built Using The Piotroski F-Score
- A Conversation With Myself About Investing
- What Verizon's Expansion Into Canada Could Mean
- Varying Dividend Policies And The Recovery From The Great Recession
- Why Dividends? A Review Of The Literature
- The 10 x 10 Concept For Choosing Dividend Stocks
- Not All Dividend Increases Are The Same: A Search For Consistent Proportional Increases
- Not All Dividend Increases Are The Same: 2 Dividend Trends That Can Make A Difference
- Telecom Face-Off Finale: The Concluding Comparison Of AT&T, Verizon, Rogers, BCE And TELUS
- Telecom Face-Off Part 3: The Contenders And Their Business Metrics
- Telecom Faceoff Part 2: The Contenders, Their Dividends And Whether They Are Sustainable
- Telecom Face-Off Part 1: The Contenders And How They Look
- A Solid Dividend-Growth Communications Service Provider: Rogers Communications Inc.
Establishing My Dividend Growth Strategy And Portfolio As A New Investor
Feb. 12, 2013 • 23 Comments
- A Dividend Portfolio Comparison: Identifying Common Stocks For Further Consideration