Find Out Which Companies May Ramp Up Payouts After Covid
Bloomberg Markets|October - November 2021
AS THE PANDEMIC DISRUPTED business last year, many companies cut or suspended dividends. Which will boost their payouts when economies pick up again?
JESSICA BEATUS and ZHUO ZHANG

There’s a simple way to dig into such a question: Use Bloomberg Dividend Forecasts (BDVD) data. BDVD’s team of analysts makes projections of dividends based on three things. First, analysts start with the company’s stated dividend policy. Second, they analyze publicly available information including guidance, financials, pricing data, options put-call parity, dividend swaps, sector- and region-based knowledge, and market momentum. Third, they assess patterns in payment history. BDVD projections have recently been enhanced to provide forecasts for as many as 10 years into the future.

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