Business terms and jargon explained. Your business dictionary
What is Dividend cover
This ratio measures the dividend against the maximum amount of dividends that could have been declared. It shows how safe the dividend is and how much of the profits are paid in dividends and how much is ploughed back into investing in future profits in comparison.
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