a) Cash flow available for dividends and dividend coverage
ratio are non-GAAP measures.
They are further evaluated and ranked according to: dividend yield, three-year dividend growth, three-year earnings-per-share growth, dividend coverage
ratio and capitalisation ratio.
The improvement of our debt structure provides cash for acquisitions, capital improvements and dividend coverage
Given strong capital ratios, management are tolerant to short-term dividend coverage
ratios below the targeted 1.
Recommended cash flow ratios that analyze a company's ability to meet these obligations include cash interest coverage, cash debt coverage and cash dividend coverage
Fitch's affirmation of ACGL's ratings reflects the company's consistently strong run rate profitability, low financial leverage, strong interest and preferred dividend coverage
and well managed reserve risk.
Case, Chief Executive Officer of Realty Income, commented, "We are pleased that the continued strength in our operations allows us to increase the amount of the dividend we pay to our shareholders, while still maintaining a comfortable dividend coverage
GAAP earnings-based interest coverage over 12x and statutory maximum allowable dividend coverage
of interest expense over 5x.
Standard & Poor's indicated in their announcement that the rating reflects Brixmor's sizable, geographically diverse and predominantly grocery-anchored community and neighborhood shopping centers; favorable turnover of cycle trough (below market) leases in its portfolio; and moderate leverage profile with adequate fixed charge and total dividend coverage
Pennant's current ratings and Outlook reflect its low leverage, consistent operating performance, moderate investment concentrations, strong asset quality, solid liquidity and dividend coverage
, and experienced management team.
ONEOK has disclosed in this news release anticipated cash flow available for dividends, free cash flow and dividend coverage
ratio, which are non-GAAP financial metrics, used to measure the company's financial performance and are defined as follows:
ENH's GAAP operating earnings-based interest and preferred dividend coverage
has been strong, averaging 6.