Shares

Vodafone dividend cut highlights need for new approach to income investing

The telecoms companys dividend cut ended a two-decade run of rising payouts.

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Dividends look on shaky ground for these 12 shares

Our Dividend Danger Zone screen aims to spot in advance the high-yielding shares that may not keep their income promises.

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Buy, Hold, Sell: UK mid-caps deliver

Guy Anderson, manager of Mercantile Investment Trust, on the stocks he has been buying and selling recently.

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Ten lessons from a decade of micro-cap investing 

Ken Wotton share some of the lessons he has learned over the past decade.

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European equities: will they ever bounce back?

Economic growth in the eurozone is at a four-year low, and its firms lag in the global tech race. Tom Bailey looks for the bright spots in the gloom.

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A fifth of all dividend paying shares are “traps”

Record global dividend levels mask growing risk of exposure to unsustainable dividend trap companies.

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Share Sleuth: why this share passes the Sleuth’s tests

The educational products supplier has an attractive valuation and earnings yield, making it a buy for Richard Beddard.

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Dogs of the FTSE: how our 10 high-yielding shares have fared so far in 2019

David Budworth reports mixed performance for the FTSE 100’s high-yielding Dogs, as the index as a whole storms ahead.

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The world’s top 10 dividend-paying companies

The top 10 companies contributed 17% of all global dividends, the same proportion since 2016, totalling $45.18 billion.

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