Category Archives: WIN

How Safe Is Windstream’s Dividend?


Our first article on Windstream (WIN) concluded: Waiting to see how the second half develops may be the prudent path before allocating new or additional cash toward this investment. The day the article was published Windstream closed at 11.27. While … Continue reading

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Windstream’s Dividend: Is A Cut Looming?


INTRODUCTION: There is a persistent concern that Windstream’s (WIN) dividend is not sustainable, reflected in a yield of over 12% at the time of this writing. A major unknown involves future cash tax requirements as discussed on the 4Q12 conference … Continue reading

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Is Now The Time To Buy Into CenturyLink’s Generous Yield?


INTRODUCTION: CenturyLink (CTL) surprised the market on February 13 by reducing the quarterly dividend to 54 cents from 72.5 cents per share.  Why? Cash taxes are expected to increase substantially starting in 2015.  The problem is not unique to CTL.  … Continue reading

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Is It Time To Buy Into Windstream’s Very High Yield?


INTRODUCTION: In our last article we concluded that, “Waiting to see how the second half develops may be the prudent path before allocating new or additional cash toward this investment.” The stock was trading at $9.41. Now that the second … Continue reading

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Windstream: Is The Dividend At Risk?


Windstream Corporation (WIN) announced second-quarter results on Thursday, August 9. Revenue and earnings estimates were in line but the question on most investors mind is the high dividend yield safe or a red flag?  The stock closed at $9.30 down … Continue reading

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