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Emerson Electric: Dividend Dynamo, or the Next Blowup?
Published Wed, 30 Nov 2011 19:00:26 GMT on The Motley Fool
Let's examine how Emerson Electric (NYSE: EMR) stacks up in four critical areas to determine whether it's a dividend dynamo or a disaster in the making. 1. YieldFirst and foremost, dividend investors like a large forward yield. But if a yield gets too high, it may reflect investors' doubts about the payout's sustainability. If investors had confidence in the stock, they'd be buying it, driving up the share price and shrinking the yield.... Read more