Ugly FTSE 100 forecast of 16% fall in dividends this year

Income investors face a 16 per cent drop in dividends from Britain’s top companies this year as they attempt to weather the Covid-19 crisis, a new forecast shows. Nearly half of FTSE 100 firms have now cut or suspended shareholder rewards as the coronovirus pandemic takes a dramatic toll on business activity. The other half … Read more Ugly FTSE 100 forecast of 16% fall in dividends this year

Investors endure a £60m blow as 48 FTSE firms slash their dividends

Investors endure a £60m blow as almost half of FTSE firms slash their dividend payouts By Francesca Washtell For The Daily Mail Published: 21:50 BST, 11 June 2020 | Updated: 21:50 BST, 11 June 2020 Forty-eight FTSE 100 firms have slashed dividends – in a huge blow to investors and savers. Chemicals giant Johnson Matthey … Read more Investors endure a £60m blow as 48 FTSE firms slash their dividends

Global dividends could fall by as much as 35% this year

Savers hit as global dividends could fall by 35%, report warns, but it says US and Asia are where investors have been best protected The best-case scenario for global dividends in 2020 is a 15 per cent drop, based on cuts and suspensions already confirmed, and which accounts for $213billion Banks, discretionary consumer sectors and … Read more Global dividends could fall by as much as 35% this year

BRUNNER INVESTMENT TRUST: Paying rising dividends for 47 years 

BRUNNER INVESTMENT TRUST: Global ‘one-stop shop’ founded in 1927 has paid rising dividends for 47 years By Daily Mail City & Finance Reporter Published: 21:51 BST, 15 May 2020 | Updated: 21:51 BST, 15 May 2020 WHAT IS IT? The Brunner Investment Trust, run by Allianz Global Investors, calls itself a ‘one-stop shop’ for investors … Read more BRUNNER INVESTMENT TRUST: Paying rising dividends for 47 years 

Oil giant Shell’s eight-decade run of not cutting dividends ends

Pension funds and dividend investors hit as Shell’s 80-year run of not cutting payouts is ended by colossal slump in oil demand triggered by coronavirus Shell is the first oil ‘supermajor’ to cut dividends due to the Covid-19 pandemic  Russ Mould, AJ Bell: Dividend cut is ‘devastating to investors across the country  In layman’s terms, … Read more Oil giant Shell’s eight-decade run of not cutting dividends ends