How to Avoid a Dividend Cut

High profile dividend cuts from UK banks, BP and more recently Tesco, have impacted income investors. We show you how to look out for key signs your dividends may not be sustainable

Josh Peters, CFA 20 November, 2014 | 11:30AM
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Jeremy Glaser: For Morningstar, I'm Jeremy Glaser. I'm here today with Josh Peters. He's the editor of Morningstar's DividendInvestor newsletter and also our director of equity-income strategy. We're going to talk about how he thinks about risk in the context of a dividend portfolio and also how he thinks about the risk environment in dividends today.

Josh, thanks for joining me.

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About Author

Josh Peters, CFA  is the editor of Morningstar DividendInvestor, a monthly newsletter available in the US, and is author of The Ultimate Dividend Playbook.