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Subject:  Re: US Companies cutting dividends Date:  10/5/2012  11:34 AM
Author:  desertdaveataol Number:  405350 of 539093

As I have commented here before, a red flag for me is any company who is paying out a high percentage of earnings in dividends. There are a surprising number of companies in this situation.

It's a red flag for me too. Paying out more than you take in is the sure route to ruin.
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