Should Investors Buy National Grid plc (LON:NG.) And Lock In The 5.6% Dividend Yield?
Should Investors Buy National Grid plc (LON:NG.) And Lock In The 5.6% Dividend Yield? See our latest analysis for National Grid. What Is A Dividend Rock Star? This is a highly desirable trait for a stock holding if you're investor who wants a robust cash inflow from your portfolio over a long period of time. If there is one thing that you want to be reliable in your life, it's dividend stocks and their constant income stream. 's payout to increase to 84% of its earnings. Assuming a constant share price, this equates to a dividend yield of around 6.1%. However, EPS is forecasted to fall to £0.56 in the upcoming year. Therefore, although payout is expected to increase, the fall in earnings may not equate to higher dividend income. When assessing the forecast sustainability of a dividend it is also worth considering the cash flow of the business.