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3 Stocks That Have Experienced Big Dividend Cuts And Should Be Avoided

Published Wed, 13 Aug 2014 21:35:45 -0400 on Seeking Alpha

Seeing a company that you own shares in cutting its dividend is a sure sign of trouble. In most cases, a dividend cut shouldn't come as a complete surprise. Dividend cuts often come when times are known to be rough. The dividend cut itself is usually a confirmation. Companies may be experiencing declining revenue or some other type of unexpected expense that forces them to make tough choices in an effort to raise cash. Cutting the dividend saves the company the cash that would otherwise be paid to shareholders. There are a handful of companies that meet these very criteria, and have made significant cuts to their dividend within the last one to two years. Some happen to exist in industries with very challenging economic conditions, while others are simply a result of bad management decisions. Here are three companies that have made significant cuts to their dividend recently and... Read more

Stock name Last trade   P/E Earnings/Share Dividend/Share Dividend yield
FRONTIER COMMUNICATIONS 1.15   0.0 -58.14 2.40 201.68
AVON PRODUCTS 4.59   0.0 -0.13 0.00 5.33


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