What This Dividend Ratio Is Telling Us Now

LONDON -- Owain Bennallack and Maynard Paton discuss the difference between the dividend yield of the FTSE 100 (INDEX: ^FTSE  ) and the current income from government bonds. This "yield gap" ratio has signaled buying opportunities before, but what does it tell us now? Companies mentioned include BP  (LSE: BP  ) , GlaxoSmithKline  (LSE: GSK  ) and Vodafone  (LSE: VOD  ) .

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  • Report this Comment On November 30, 2012, at 8:51 AM, popsranola wrote:

    You had a good point stocks is better than gilts and Vodafone, BP and Glaxosmithkline is far better holding than gilts..........In terms of dividend and Income...............It is like a milking cow the in growth plus dividends assurance for the next 10 years..........

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