While reported earnings are useful when analysing the sustainability of a company’s dividend, John Kingham has realised there’s something better. And that something is free cash flow.
John Kingham of UK Value Investor investigates whether cough causer Imperial Brands is a high yield cigar butt offering a hearty but relatively short-lived dividend drag, or a yield trap offering a huge dividend which will never be paid.
WH Smith is no high-yield bargain, but certain characteristics make it a great choice for dividend investors, explains John Kingham.
John Kingham of UK Value Investor investigates whether Hargreaves Lansdown can deliver the dividend growth that investors expect.
Ted Baker has grown its revenues and dividends every year since it listed on the stock market in 1997. John Kingham takes a closer look to see if it’s too good to be true.
John Kingham of UK Value Investor looks at three companies that don’t need to borrow to fund expansion and are able to pay significant dividends to shareholders.
If you wanted to invest in a safe and stable company with the aim of receiving a reliable dividend today, plus good prospects for dividend growth tomorrow, an obvious choice would be BT (LON:BT.A). From a dividend investor’s point of view, what’s not to like? The company has paid a dividend every year since 1985…
BT are promising a tempting 8% dividend yield. Join John Kingham as he takes a look at the fine print to consider whether the telecoms outfit is worth a buy.
Most of the time, when you’re looking for very high yield stocks you end up finding companies which are either small, young or highly cyclical. Sometimes though, you’ll find the exact opposite, and that’s what we have today with Centrica. It’s a large, mature business operating in what should be a very defensive sector, and…
Over the last few months I’ve mostly written about high yield stocks and the occasional high-profile disaster. That sort of thing isn’t to everyone’s taste, so this month I’ll be looking at something completely different. More specifically, I’ll be looking at four high growth “dividend champions”, companies that have grown quickly whilst raising their dividend…