This is Why Sumitomo Mitsui (SMFG) is a Great Dividend Stock

This is Why Sumitomo Mitsui (SMFG) is a Great Dividend Stock
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Whether it’s through stocks, bonds, ETFs, or other types of securities, all investors love seeing their portfolios score big returns. But for income investors, generating consistent cash flow from each of your liquid investments is your primary focus.

This is Why Sumitomo Mitsui (SMFG) is a Great Dividend Stock – Zacks

While cash flow can come from bond interest or interest from other types of investments, income investors hone in on dividends. A dividend is that coveted distribution of a company’s earnings paid out to shareholders, and investors often view it by its dividend yield, a metric that measures the dividend as a percent of the current stock price. Many academic studies show that dividends make up large portions of long-term returns, and in many cases, dividend contributions surpass one-third of total returns.

Sumitomo Mitsui in Focus

Based in Tokyo, Sumitomo Mitsui (SMFG) is in the Finance sector,…

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