AlphaScreens: Dividend safety signals

AlphaScreens: Dividend safety signals

Finding reasonably priced, solid income paying stocks is incredibly difficult nowadays. Thanks to the monetary policy pursued by central banks over the past decade, risk has been strangely priced and some shares have become bond proxies in portfolios. Consequently, there aren't rich pickings for our large cap dividend yield screen but some of the tests failed by larger companies suggest questions investors should ask when assessing the sustainability and growth prospects of pay-outs. 

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