Why you need to understand a company’s payout policy

2020-01-30 09:52

Often, investors don’t pay enough attention to the future benefits of potential dividends when buying a share.

10 shares with potential for high dividend yields

2018-08-15 15:24

Investors can directly buy shares with good dividend potential, writes PSG Wealth's Schalk Louw. Here are 10 shares he believes should deliver good growth over the next few years.

Steinhoff announces dividend freeze, creditor waiver proposals

2018-02-02 16:16

The retailer is set to recommend that certain of its financial creditors support it by providing waivers, as it seeks to hold onto its money.

Good principles can reduce risks

2017-10-30 14:43

With economists predicting a gloomy outlook for the local economy, following Warren Buffett’s advice on picking stocks may stand you in good stead.

Dividends versus total return

2017-06-22 12:07

Dividends have had a great impact on the JSE’s total return over the years, but investing only in shares that pay large dividends doesn’t guarantee success.

South32 to put R6.1bn back in shareholders' pockets

2017-03-27 09:26

South32 intends to return an additional $500m (R6.1bn) to shareholders by means of a capital management programme which complements the company’s dividend policy.

Tax relief: First 4 teaspoons of sugar free

2017-03-01 12:49

National Treasury has announced a slight lowering of the proposed rate on sugary beverages, making the first four teaspoons of sugar exempt.

Brait bonus share issue approved

2016-08-12 16:18

Investment holding company Brait says the bonus share issue with cash dividend alternative proposed by its directors has been approved by shareholders.

Sasol tweaks dividend policy as oil prices drop

2015-02-18 12:40

Petrochemicals group Sasol has changed its dividend policy as part of a cash saving programme in response to lower oil prices.

Buy shares, get in on the action

2010-05-02 21:38

Ever seen how many beers sell at the cricket? When investing, SABMiller shares should come to mind.


Why dividends are key

2019-04-26 08:00

PSG Wealth’s Schalk Louw takes a look the FTSE/JSE Dividend Plus Index’s performance to illustrate why you would do well to invest in companies that pay high dividends.

Exxaro gains as Tronox sale prompts R4.5bn dividend

2018-02-14 10:57

Exxaro Resources has risen the most in 11 months after the miner declared a R4.5bn special dividend following the sale of part of its stake in Tronox.

Rights issues: Putting investors in a tricky position

2017-12-06 11:36

When a company issues more shares, those who already own some can either buy more or do nothing. Neither option may be appealing, but how should investors respond?

Surprise bonus for Welkom Yizani shareholders

2017-08-29 12:28

Welkom Yizani shareholders received an unexpected cash bonus when the board of directors announced a special dividend from the unbundling of Novus.

Unhappiness about implementation date of dividend tax hike

2017-06-06 18:44

Government’s decision to increase the rate of a dividend withholding tax and apply it from 22 February 2017 when the Budget Speech took place creates tax uncertainty, Parliament hears.

Zim brewer Delta declares second interim dividend

2017-03-03 11:01

Zimbabwean brewery Delta Corporation, an associate of Anheuser-Busch InBev, has declared a second interim dividend as efforts to deploy cash into the business remain challenging.

Acsa tightlipped about minority shareholder allegations

2016-09-28 07:25

Acsa has refused to respond to questions following legal action from two minority equity partners, who reportedly claimed it is holding them “economically hostage”.

Why you should choose a reliable dividend payer

2016-02-04 12:30

Increased market volatility in 2015 has put a dampener on the long-term outlook for some investors. Beat the blues by investing in a reliable dividend payer.

Dividends: Reaping what you know

2010-06-02 15:22

The table shows 100 companies finished 2009 on dividend yields in excess of 5%.

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