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S&P analysts forecast that dividends from S&P 500 firms could exceed the record $247.9B...

S&P analysts forecast that dividends from S&P 500 firms could exceed the record $247.9B shared in 2008, although the percentage of earnings paid out as dividends is at a record low 27%, well below the historical average ratio of 53%. Wells Fargo reckons there could be a long-term opportunity in dividend-paying stocks.
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  • rgperrin
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    Yes, just in time for Obama's punish-the-investor tax plan, which, if passed, will decimate dividend income.
    14 Feb 2012, 01:20 PM Reply Like
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