Episode 2: What is the Payout Ratio?

Simply Investing Dividend Podcast Episode 2 - What is the Payout Ratio

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Before you invest in a dividend stock, how do you know if the dividend is safe? Could it be reduced or eliminated?

Checking to see if the dividend is safe has saved me thousands of dollars during my investing career.

In this episode you'll learn if the dividend is safe. Is the dividend payout sustainable or is it at risk of being cut? This one important value can save you from making expensive investing mistakes. Also covered in this podcast:

- What is the payout ratio?
- What is EPS?
- How to calculate the payout ratio
- MetLife (MET) vs Allstate (ALL), which company has the lower payout ratio?

Checkout episode 2 of the Simply Investing Dividend Podcast, and save yourself from making this dividend mistake.

Episode 1: How to Know When a Stock is Worth Buying
Episode 3: How to Cope in a Down Market

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