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AlphaScreens: Covering dividend growth gets tough

AlphaScreens: Covering dividend growth gets tough

Commonly failed tests in a stock screen can say something about where we are in the economic and market cycles. Our tests designed for all companies, including larger firms by market cap, in the FTSE All Share index showed several firms not passing our dividend cover test. Our screen for just small companies, which filters companies from the FTSE All Small Companies and FTSE Aim All Share indices, showed that companies were struggling to meet earnings growth forecast requirements. 

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