A couple other research shops have said that Anheuser-Busch’s and Vector Group’s dividends may be at risk, and we agree. Both of their Dividend Cushion ratios are far below 1, and Anheuser-Busch’s Dividend Cushion ratio is -0.6! Are we expecting a dividend cut tomorrow? No. But we prefer dividend growth ideas that have Dividend Cushion ratios far greater than 1.
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