ETFs For Dividend Surprises In 2012
Dividend investing has always drawn a large crowd for its stability and high current income focus. For the most part, companies choose to make cash distributions when experiencing excess cash or when they want to skew their debt-to-equity ratios. Recently, however, a new trend has developed in which companies have even more incentive to let go of excess cash. As the fiscal cliff approaches, businesses fear that Congress will not be able to come to a viable solution and that tax rates will go back to pre-Bush tax cut levels. This incentive to give shareholders a special dividend before the year’s end may be more appealing to firms than paying the higher tax rates themselves [for more financial ETF news and analysis subscribe to our free newsletter]. Below are firms that Goldman Sachs expect will pay out a special dividend before new taxes take effect: Federated Investors Inc (FII) Goldman Sachs believes [...] Click here to read the original article on ETFdb.com. Related Posts: SPDR Attack: State Street Rolls Out More Sector ETFs Best ETF Performers Of 2010: Winners For Every ETFdb Category ETFs With Significant Goldman Sachs Exposure Can Defense ETFs Survive A Spending Slowdown? ETF Sector Rotation Strategies: Beyond The SPDRs
Dividend investing has always drawn a large crowd for its stability and high current income focus. For the most part, companies choose to make cash distributions when experiencing excess cash or when they want to skew their debt-to-equity ratios. Recently, however, a new trend has developed in which companies have even more incentive to let go of excess cash. As the fiscal cliff approaches, businesses fear that Congress will not be able to come to a viable solution and that tax rates will go back to pre-Bush tax cut levels. This incentive to give shareholders a special dividend before the year’s end may be more appealing to firms than paying the higher tax rates themselves [for more financial ETF news and analysis subscribe to our free newsletter]. Below are firms that Goldman Sachs expect will pay out a special dividend before new taxes take effect: Federated Investors Inc (FII)  Goldman Sachs believes [...]

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