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10 Dow Dividend Stocks Fail 'Acid Test'

21. AT&T (T)

AT&T is a holding company whose subsidiaries and affiliates provides wireless and wireline telecommunications services and equipment as well as directory advertising and publishing services in the U.S. and internationally. (more >>)

  • Liability Adjusted Cash Flow Yield: 3.1%
  • Dividend Yield: 5.87%
  • Coverage Ratio: 0.53
  • Dividend Acid Test: FAIL
  • 5-Year Tax Rate: 32.4%

20. Verizon (VZ)

Verizon Communications provides communications services through two reportable segments, Domestic Wireless and Wireline. (more >>)

  • Liability Adjusted Cash Flow Yield: 3.2%
  • Dividend Yield: 6.03%
  • Coverage Ratio: 0.53
  • Dividend Acid Test: FAIL
  • 5-Year Tax Rate: 25.8%

19. Chevron (CVX)

Chevron provides administrative, financial, management and technology support to U.S. and international subsidiaries that engage in operations of petroleum, chemicals, mining, power generation and energy services. (more >>)

  • Liability Adjusted Cash Flow Yield: 3.3%
  • Dividend Yield: 3.61%
  • Coverage Ratio: 0.91
  • Dividend Acid Test: FAIL
  • 5-Year Tax Rate: 44%

18. Coca-Cola (KO)

Coca-Cola is a manufacturer, distributor and marketer of nonalcoholic beverage concentrates and syrups in the world. (more >>)

  • Liability Adjusted Cash Flow Yield: 3.5%
  • Dividend Yield: 3.03%
  • Coverage Ratio: 1.16
  • Dividend Acid Test: PASS
  • 5-Year Tax Rate: 23.6%

17. DuPont (DD)

E.I. du Pont de Nemours operates globally and offers a range of products and services for markets including agriculture and food, building and construction, electronics and communications, general industrial, and transportation. (more >>)

  • Liability Adjusted Cash Flow Yield: 3.5%
  • Dividend Yield: 3.66%
  • Coverage Ratio: 0.96
  • Dividend Acid Test: FAIL
  • 5-Year Tax Rate: 21.2%

16. Procter & Gamble (PG)

Procter & Gamble is focused on providing branded consumer packaged goods -- the company markets its products in more than 180 countries. (more >>)

  • Liability Adjusted Cash Flow Yield: 3.6%
  • Dividend Yield: 3.13%
  • Coverage Ratio: 1.15
  • Dividend Acid Test: PASS
  • 5-Year Tax Rate: 27.5%

15. Disney (DIS)

Disney is an entertainment company with operations in four business segments: Media Networks, Parks and Resorts, Studio Entertainment and Consumer Products. (more >>)

  • Liability Adjusted Cash Flow Yield: 3.7%
  • Dividend Yield: 1.01%
  • Coverage Ratio: 3.66
  • Dividend Acid Test: PASS
  • 5-Year Tax Rate: 35.4%

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