In the year following our last Evenlode Global Dividend Sustainability Report, geopolitics has once more dominated the headlines.
Markets have retained their volatility in response to a cascade of news flow that includes; Brexit, trade-wars, and the escalating situation in Hong Kong. However, in stark contrast to the disappointing second half of 2018, global equity markets have spent much of 2019 pushing upwards towards record levels. In such markets, identifying companies with excellent fundamental progress to match the increase in their share prices is a key focus.
Our search for reliable dividend streams has identified companies with strong balance sheets and predictable cash flow. By combining these factors with strong competitive positions and pricing power, these companies are set to deliver sustainable distributions to shareholders into the future.
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